Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: vocabulary

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • England

    • Join Date: Feb 2011
    • Posts: 52
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #1

    vocabulary

    Hi guys, I'm new to this forum. Need to desperately build up my english vocabulary and the spelling grammer etc.

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Japan

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 44,225
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    Re: vocabulary

    Welcome to the forum.

    PS english- it's English
    PPS spelling grammer- there's a spelling mistake there (grammar) and as they're separate things, you could use a conjunction (and) to connect them.

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • England

    • Join Date: Feb 2011
    • Posts: 52
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #3

    Re: vocabulary

    Wow, that was a fantastic start. All i can say is prepare yourself's for plethora of mistakes, Let this be a harbinger for you. I hope it's feasible that you guy's can help quell all if not some of my mistakes. I just want to enhance my english skills to a acceptable level.

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: May 2005
    • Posts: 2,047
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #4

    Re: vocabulary

    First of all, throw your thesaurus in the trash. Next, concentrate on the little things that demonstrate an imperfect knowledge of standard English.

    Wow, that was a fantastic start. All i can say is prepare yourself's for plethora of mistakes, Let this be a harbinger for you. I hope it's feasible that you guy's can help quell all if not some of my mistakes. I just want to enhance my english skills to a acceptable level.

    ALWAYS capitalize the first-person pronoun I.
    The plural of yourself is yourselves.
    Always capitalize proper nouns and proper adjectives English.

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • England

    • Join Date: Feb 2011
    • Posts: 52
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #5

    Re: vocabulary

    I don't use a thesaurus, Infact i don't even own one. I am learning new vocabulary that i would like to you use more often, to help with memorisation, and to learn different way's in which i can use it. The problem I face is that even though I have learnt the new words I often try to recall them in conversation but fail miserably.

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • England

    • Join Date: Feb 2011
    • Posts: 52
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #6

    Re: vocabulary

    I feel my spoken and writen English is in privation, due to my implacable and fruitless memorisation.

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • England

    • Join Date: Feb 2011
    • Posts: 52
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #7

    Re: vocabulary

    Is any one up for a chat?

Similar Threads

  1. Vocabulary
    By maryphane in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-Feb-2009, 06:31
  2. vocabulary
    By happys82 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 25-Jan-2009, 16:36
  3. Vocabulary
    By Unregistered in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-Dec-2008, 08:27
  4. vocabulary
    By ana laura in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 13-Jul-2006, 00:01
  5. Vocabulary (help please)
    By Emanuelli in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 14-Aug-2005, 19:06

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •