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A phrase where the words contradict each other like 'living death' is...
Added on 6th Oct 2003 | 2546 Votes
'Lovely' is an
Added on 5th Oct 2003 | 538 Votes
Which is correct?
Added on 2nd Oct 2003 | 516 Votes
Only the 3rd conditional refers to past time.
Added on 29th Sep 2003 | 464 Votes
The third conditional is only used about an established fact in the if- clause.
Added on 28th Sep 2003 | 397 Votes
Dear Mrs Hasan.....
Added on 19th Sep 2003 | 466 Votes
Dear Mrs .....
Added on 19th Sep 2003 | 485 Votes
"Spoken language is, in fact, no less structured and highly organised than written." MAK Halliday
Added on 16th Sep 2003 | 421 Votes
What is the study of meaning called?
Added on 15th Sep 2003 | 1528 Votes
What is a vowel sound made of two vowel sounds gliding together called?
Added on 15th Sep 2003 | 966 Votes
An individual's language is called...
Added on 15th Sep 2003 | 476 Votes
Is language hard-wired into the human brain?
Added on 14th Sep 2003 | 489 Votes
"Most spelling mistakes are due to ignorance" SR Golding
Added on 10th Sep 2003 | 410 Votes
Should Ebonics be taught in schools?
Added on 10th Sep 2003 | 2412 Votes
Big and small are...
Added on 7th Sep 2003 | 507 Votes
Big and large are...
Added on 7th Sep 2003 | 468 Votes
Someone has left ..... books behind.
Added on 7th Sep 2003 | 564 Votes
Do you use an apostrophe in plural acronyms and initialisms?
Added on 7th Sep 2003 | 9928 Votes
Do you use an apostrophe in plural dates?
Added on 7th Sep 2003 | 3634 Votes
Do you agree with proposals to give a language test to people applying for citizenship?
Added on 7th Sep 2003 | 452 Votes
Does the present progressive have a passive form?
Added on 6th Sep 2003 | 614 Votes
Which is more important?
Added on 5th Sep 2003 | 576 Votes
Which language is the most difficult?
Added on 5th Sep 2003 | 26115 Votes
No text is free of other texts.- Ferdinand de Saussure
Added on 5th Sep 2003 | 387 Votes
A non-defining relative clause is usually separated by commas from the rest of the sentence.
Added on 3rd Sep 2003 | 429 Votes
You can use 'that' as the relative pronoun in a non-defining clause.
Added on 3rd Sep 2003 | 422 Votes
In indirect speech, you always change the tenses of the original verbs.
Added on 3rd Sep 2003 | 518 Votes
How long do you think it takes to become fluent in English?
Added on 2nd Sep 2003 | 2639 Votes
"English grammatical structures acquire their meaning and use by contrasts" Michael Lewis
Added on 1st Sep 2003 | 502 Votes
Language is 'the infinite use of finite means'. Wilhelm von Humboldt
Added on 1st Sep 2003 | 594 Votes
'However' is a conjunction.
Added on 1st Sep 2003 | 1815 Votes
A loan word should follow the rules of the language it comes from.
Added on 31st Aug 2003 | 382 Votes
"Word is a virus." WS Burroughs
Added on 31st Aug 2003 | 482 Votes
Does the punctuation matter?
Added on 30th Aug 2003 | 459 Votes
Which is the most common modal?
Added on 29th Aug 2003 | 522 Votes
Can a question be answered with a question?
Added on 27th Aug 2003 | 521 Votes
Foreign students should not be taught English slang expressions.
Added on 26th Aug 2003 | 675 Votes
"To say that no two persons punctuate exactly alike would no doubt be an exaggeration" GV Carey
Added on 25th Aug 2003 | 371 Votes
"Language is the dress of thought" Dr Samuel Johnson
Added on 24th Aug 2003 | 870 Votes
Grammar is thought.
Added on 24th Aug 2003 | 461 Votes
A word made by joining parts of words together to make a new word is a ....
Added on 24th Aug 2003 | 571 Votes
There is too much emphasis on written language in most language courses.
Added on 23rd Aug 2003 | 411 Votes
............. were there.
Added on 23rd Aug 2003 | 517 Votes
Which do you use?
Added on 22nd Aug 2003 | 417 Votes
Most sentences with verbs in the passive do not state the agent.
Added on 22nd Aug 2003 | 401 Votes
An intransitive verb cannot be used in the passive voice.
Added on 22nd Aug 2003 | 1130 Votes
A language ..... the society that uses it.
Added on 22nd Aug 2003 | 434 Votes
"Writing evolves in response to needs that arise as a result of cultural changes." MAK Halliday
Added on 22nd Aug 2003 | 372 Votes
Ingrained errors can be rectified.
Added on 22nd Aug 2003 | 388 Votes
If you don't correct a student, they won't learn successfully.
Added on 22nd Aug 2003 | 471 Votes
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