Category: General

Study Skills – What affects exam success? 0

Study Skills – What affects exam success?

What affects exam success? There are various factors that affect success in an exam. This includes subject knowledge, exam preparation, exam practice, writing skills, use of time and attitudes towards the exam. Subject knowledge...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez 2009 1

Gabriel García Márquez – Alleged farewell poem

Gabriel García Márquez’s illness Gabriel García Márquez, the famous Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter, and journalist, was diagnosed with lymphatic cancer in 1999. His impending death was incorrectly announced by a Peruvian daily newspaper...

English words of Arabic origin 0

English words of Arabic origin

English and the world English is a rich language. Its lexicon has a multitude of words from different origins. In fact, English has evolved through centuries open to the influence of other civilizations, other...

Bilingualism 0

Bilingualism

A bilingual person A bilingual person is someone who speaks two languages. Speaking more than two languages means that you are multilingual. Multilingualism is not a rare phenomenon. It’s the norm for most of...

Training the Aging Brain! 0

Training the Aging Brain!

Age and the brain People in the middle age tend to be forgetful. They forget the names of people they have just met, the books they have read, the movies… Does this mean that...

best 2009 ELT articles 0

Best 2009 Posts

EFL and ESL Articles This is a list of the best 2009 posts. The list contains posts that attracted some comments but also those that I consider worth being republished here. The topics range...

Quotes and sayings about language 2

Quotes and sayings about language

A list of quotes and sayings about language It is believed that language is the very essence of what constitutes our humanity. It is the mirror of both individuals and nations. Language reveals our...