There are various words with silent letter D which are often mispronounced. This post is about such mispronounced words with silent letter D. You can read about other Silent Letters in English. Would you like to know about those words and their correct pronunciation? Watch this short video to have quick look.
English speaking is the need of the day. English is a global language which connects one person to another from different countries as it becomes a medium of communication. It becomes easy to get a job or promotion, if you know to speak in English. Sometimes it becomes difficult to learn English as a second
Common Pronunciation Mistakes Learning English pronunciation is as important as English speaking. Correct English pronunciation helps you convey your message clearly to the receiver. Sometimes it becomes very difficult for non native speakers to pronounce correctly in English. That is the reason that most of the people pronounce very common words incorrectly. Here is passage
House and home seem to be the same. They are different from each other. A home is an abstract concept whereas a house is a concrete concept.Just read the post to find out the difference between the house and home. House The dictionary meaning of a house is “a building for human habitation.”House is a
Mistakes and errors seem to be the same but there is a subtle difference between them. Mistake and error mean something that is done incorrectly or produces a wrong outcome. But the difference between these two words is in the context that they are used in. Mistakes Mistake is an action, decision or judgement that
What is syllabification? How to syllabify a word? What are the important rules for syllabification? You will get answer to all these questions in this post. You are going to read about syllabification and rules with examples. Before knowing about the syllabification which is also known as syllabication, you must know about the importance of
Speaking is one of the most important skills. We speak to communicate. If we do not speak, we cannot communicate easily. There are various ways of speaking. Our ways of speaking about anything varies as per our mood, emotion and situation. How we speak in various ways, let’s check it out in Hindi to English.
It is very important to know the correct way to teach our children. It becomes very difficult for the parents of a child with Autism or special needs to start with the correct way to teach their child. Sometimes either they do not get the right direction or the right education. They often have these
There are some natural sounds which are produced out of our body. You know them well in Hindi but sometimes you get confused to speak about them in English. You can improve your vocabulary by knowing about those body sounds in Hindi to English too. Here is a list of such sounds. 1. उबासी लेना
Abbreviation is a a shortened form of a word or phrase, made by leaving out some of the letters or by using only the first letter of each word. Here is a list of 101 important abbreviations. These abbreviations will be useful for English speaking and competitive exams. Just read this post then you can
We use since and for to refer to time. They are used to refer to an event that began in the past and continues to the present. Since In English, we use since to refer to a point of time. Since can refer to a point after a specific time or event in the past. Since refers to a
‘Thanks’ and ‘Thank you’ seem to be the same to be used by many prople. Most of the people consider ‘Thanks’ and ‘Thank you’ can be used any where in the same situation to express their gratitude. That’s true that they both are expressions of appreciation and gratitude. While the difference might be considered minimal,
Both the words effect and affect sound alike but have different pronunciation and meaning. These can be confusing words but there can be easy ways to remember their correct use by knowing their meaning with examples. Effect Most of the times the word “effect” is used as a noun. Effect (Noun) means a change which
Learning the names of vegetables in English is very important to improve your English speaking. It will add more words to your vocabulary. Why should you know their names? It becomes very important to know the names of vegetables to be fluent in English speaking. How? Suppose you know to speak in English but you
Irony is a literary device and the most widely known figure of speech in which contradictory statements or situations reveal a reality that is different from what appears to be true. The definition of irony as a literary device is a situation in which there is a contrast between expectation and reality. It can be
Ladies and Gentlemen This phrase was originated from another phrase ‘gentlemen and gentlewomen’. This phrase was in use from 1586 to around 1591. It was not used to address all the men and women but it was used to address a particular class of the men and women. Who were addressed as gentlemen and gentlewomen?
Diphthong Sound /eɪ/ with Examples A diphthong is a sound made by combining two vowels specifically when it starts as one vowel sound and goes to another sound. The diphthong sound /eɪ/ is the combination of two vowel sounds /e/ and /ɪ/. The combination of these two vowel sounds, make one diphthong sound that is
Formal and informal English serve different purposes. They are not very different from each other. The line of difference between formal and informal English can be quite blurry. Most of the time, people use informal expressions instead of formal expressions. The choice of words and expressions vary between the two styles. Formal English is used
Hear and listen both are Verbs. They can create a confusion as they are related to sound. But it is important to know their meaning to understand the difference between hear and listen. Hear ‘Hearing’ is one of the five senses. As we see by our eyes, we hear by our ears. We sense a
Question Tag A question tag is used at the end of a statement and changes that statement into a question. Question tags are mainly used in spoken English or informal English. We don’t use question tags in written or formal English. We can use them in writing to quote somebody’s words.In this post , I’ll