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Idioms

As a non-native English speaker, you understand the meanings of words and how to put together a sentence that conveys a coherent idea. However, when in conversation with a fluent English speaker, you sometimes don’t always understand certain phrases the native English speaker says. Ever heard such phrases as “Actions speak louder than words,” or […]

English language slangs

In many world languages there are common ways of casually saying things that are not directly translatable using a dictionary. The English language word for one kind of casual and common saying is “slang.” Some words and sayings that are categorized as slang may be considered to sound offensive, but there are many that are […]

Onomatopoeia Words

There are some basic types of words present in many of the world’s languages. An intermediate to advanced student of the English language is likely familiar with some of the basic types already. One common type of word is known in English as a “noun” and another kind is known as a “verb.” There is […]

Vocabulary

You will find in this section all you need to know about english vocabulary to improve your speaking or writing skills by acquiring new wrds, sentences, structure, etc…
1. English vocabulary
This is a wonderful site where you will find all you need about the most common vocabulary themes.
2. British Vs American English
the majour differences between the […]

Visual dictionary

 

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1. animals
2. appliances
3. Body Parts
4. Clothing and apparel
5. Colours
6. Fruits
7. Garden and Yard
8. Kitchen
9. Musical Instruments
10. School
11. Sports
12. Tools
13. Transportation
14. Vegetables

British vs American English

  British English                                American English     
 
Clothes

 Trousers
  Pants

Pants  Underwear  Knickers
Underwear  Panties

Jumper  Pullover  Sweater  Jersey
Sweater

Pinafore Dress
Jumper

Vest
Undershirt

Waistcoat
Vest

Trainers  Pumps
Sneakers

Braces
Suspenders

Nappy
Diaper

Swimming costume  Cozzy
Bathing Suit

 At school 

Glue
Gum

Rubber
Eraser

Maths
Math

Public School
Private School

State School
Public School

Holiday
Vacation

School Dinner
School Lunch

Staff Room
Teachers Lounge

Play Time  Break Time
Recess

Open Day  Open Evening
Open House

  On the road 

Car Park
Parking Lot

Car Journey
Road Trip

Zebra Crossing  Pedestrian
Cross Walk

Motorway
Freeway

Lorry
Truck

Petrol
Gas  Gasoline

Pavement
Sidewalk

Petrol Station
Gas Station

Diversion
Detour

Fire Engine
Fire Truck

Phone Box
Telephone Booth

 Buildings  Shops 

Semi-detached House
Duplex

Flat
Apartment

Terrace
Town House

Chemist
Drug Store  Druggist

Bungalow
Ranch House

  Let’s eat !  

Biscuit  […]