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International Mother Language Day

Posted: February 21, 2018 at 1:44 pm   /   Language

“And of His signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth and the diversity of your languages and your colors. Indeed, in that are signs for those of knowledge.” (Sura Rum, verse 22) “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to […]

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Is he exist!!

Posted: May 22, 2011 at 10:37 pm   /   Language

By – Md. Shahrear Talukder ‘Excuse me sir’, said a student. I looked at him. I failed to recognize him as my student. Mr. Adil, my colleague, gave a curious look and asked, ‘what do you want?’ The student said, ‘ I am looking for Dr. Andre. Where’s his office?’ Up to this the conversation […]

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British and American spelling

Posted: May 13, 2011 at 8:55 pm   /   Language

Source: Oxford Dictionary There are several areas in which British and American spelling are different. These are the main ones to be aware of.  Words ending in –re  British English words that end in -re often end in -er in American English:   British US centre center fibre fiber litre liter theatre theater or theatre […]

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Commonly confused words

Posted: May 11, 2011 at 11:27 pm   /   Language

Source : Oxford Dictionary Commonly confused words Take a look at these two sentences – one of them contains a mistake: I poured over book after book. We pored over the catalogues. Are you uncertain which one is right? There are a lot of words in English that look or sound alike but have very […]

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