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American vs British pronunciation: 7 words to watch out for

image via Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Dictionaries offers video demonstrations of how some common words (such as zebra) are pronounced differently in the U.S. and the U.K. This follows last week’s post on different names for food in American and British English.

14 Typical Mistakes With Prepositions

Prepositions700x1150 shares a great infographic on preposition use plus a set of exercises to practice commonly confused prepositions.

What Is the Singular They, and Why Should I Use It?


Have you ever heard “they” used as a singular noun? It can be used for situations when you don’t know if the person you’re talking about is male or female. It’s also preferred by some people who don’t identify as male or female. Celeste at Grammarly explains.

Latin Plural Endings


Lots of English words come from Latin, and many of these have irregular plural forms. Here’s a handy list of Latin-based English nouns, sorted by ending, with the correct plural spellings.

Bloodsuckers – And I Don’t Mean Politicians

image via ESL Podcast

Learn some new vocabulary as you read about everybody’s least favorite summertime insect, the mosquito.