The word one appears simple, but in fact is unusual and has many confusing functions in the English
To sleep together is a euphemism for having sexual intercourse. Using euphemisms when teaching child
Euphemisms are words or expressions that politely replace something too disturbing to say in plain l
The word race, meaning groups of people, is so general that it is meaningless. Race, the act of runn
This is my twentieth anniversary of arriving in Hong Kong. So instead of talking about the English l
The word sic can cause some confusion. It has more than one meaning and has often been ill-defined.
An English word (adjective and adverb) that can cause confusion for second language learners is over
According to dictionaries, the word international can be a noun or an adjective. As an adjective (de
Cockroaches are common and troublesome pests in many homes. Another troublesome thing about them is
In my classes only about 1% of the dictionaries my students use are printed on paper. I have talked
On a test a student wrote: U are in a bakery.
Scotland is the wild, hilly northern part of the island England is on. The two ethnic groups have wa