A big thanks to Thoughtco.com for this humorous yet helpful article about some of the ways spelling in English can be tough.
Speaking of the word TOUGH– notice different pronunciations for the “OUGH” pattern:
Enjoy our interesting language!
The article may be found here:
Many thanks to the great site Thoughtco.com for this interesting article.
As to this photo? Just one I took when in Chicago’s Loop– this is the famous THE BEAN sculpture. Just for fun!
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I’ll sure share with my students. Thanks again, Thoughtco.com!
Thanks to Thoughtco.Com again! Here is a link to a helpful articles explaining abbreviations and acronyms for English Learners:
Abbreviations and Acronyms for ELL
The articles also gives advice on when to use abbreviations and acronyms and when not to, considering audience and intent. For example, the article states:
For more uncommon acronyms, use the entire name followed by the acronym in parentheses the first time you use the acronym in written communications. For example: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is responsible for loaning money to nations. As the world experiences more economic difficulties, the role of the IMF is often called into question.
Enjoy, and thanks for reading!
Hello, readers. Feel free to post questions about English here and to answer them. Let’s see if we cannot get a dialogue going.
I know that English can be a “CRAZY” language, but it’s a powerful one as well. Let’s help each other. Just for fun and to help each other.