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Same Words in Spanish and Italian

Probably you have heard that Spanish and Italian are quite similar languages. It’s true that they are both Romance languages, which means they are derived from Latin. There are tons of similar vocabulary between...

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4 Reasons Why Kanji is Easier than English Words

Do you think Japanese Kanji(漢字) is too complicated and hard to memorise?  It’s true that there are uncountable Kanjis and each Kanji has multiple pronunciations, but there are also numerous English vocabulary.  In fact,...

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Simple Word in Other Languages Can Mean Different

Probably you know that we cannot translate everything to other languages. There are many untranslatable words in each languages. However, do you know that even translatable words may not have exactly the same meaning...

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How to Call “I” and “You” in Japanese?

Probably you learned that “I = わたし(watashi), you = あなた(anata)”. It’s correct, but not always appropriate. It’s because not only Japanese often omit the subject, but also personal pronouns are not used as often...

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Lesson 25. Demonstrative Pronouns in Chinese

這 [这] (zhè) and 那 (nà), which are literally translated as this and that respectively, are demonstrative pronouns in Chinese. In general, we use demonstrative pronouns + 是 (shì) and followed by nouns to point...

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Lesson 11. Simple Future Tense in English

What is simple future tense? Simple future tense is used to indicate things or actions that have not happened yet. As long as the time of the actions takes place later than now, they...

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Lesson 9. The Complete Guide to Time in English

Knowing how to tell the time in the correct way will make you look like a native when you are visiting an English-speaking country. Recommended background: The Complete Guide of Numbers in English. Let’s...

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Lesson 10. Simple Past Tense in English

What is simple past tense? Simple past tense is a verb tense that indicates a completed action that happened in the past. The past is all the past, it can happen in yesterday, one...

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Lesson 13. Dummy Subject: Existence in English

One of the characteristics of English complete sentences is the requirement of a subject. However, if the subject is not available in the sentence, ‘there is, there are and it is’ are used to...