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Vegetable Words in English Posted by on May 30, 2012

Last week we had a post about fruit vocabulary words. Some of you even told us about your favourite fruits. In this post, we will look at some vegetable vocabulary words. This is handy because quite often the two will go together in conversation. Vegetable Vocabulary Words artichoke asparagus aubergine/egg plant beans broccoli (white) cabbage…

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Compound Words Posted by on Feb 8, 2012

If you have been learning English for quite some time, then you have probably come across the idea of compound words before.  If you aren’t familiar with compound words, here is what you need to know.  A compound word is formed by joining two words together to make a single new word. Some examples are…

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Understanding Homophones Posted by on Jan 7, 2012

One of the confusing things about English is the number of words that sound the same but have totally different meanings. There and their; aloud and allowed; and sew and so, are just three examples that cause some confusion. In English, we call these words “homophones.” A homophone is a word that sounds the same…

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