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!
What a fun and interesting website! Today Thoughtco.com presents some math tips. As someone who hasn’t taken a math class in decades, I appreciate this information.
Perhaps you will as well.
Enjoy your numbers. And thanks for reading.
To read the article and the math tips, go here:
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!
What fun looking at the etymology of English words. I often have my students explore the origins of interesting words we come across in our studies, and they are amazed to learn how much of our versatile language “borrows” from other languages. It helps them understand spelling and pronunciation in English can be greatly influenced by the origins of the words.
Plus it’s interesting to do so.
Once again, a thanks to Thoughtco.Com. To learn more about English’s interesting word origins, go here: Loan Words in English
Don’t feel bamboozled. It’s just English.
Oh. This post created entirely on my phone as I sip ice tea on the patio before the heat wave hits.
How did I do?
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Thanks to Thoughtco.com once again for an interesting article on how to Recognize Types of Clouds.
I enjoyed this article for the science and the beauty of clouds.
Enjoy. This is certainly the season of dramatic skies.
(Photo courtesy of my inexpert abilities using my phone camera.)
As promised, I’ll keep sharing sites I find interesting. Thoughtco.com
asserts its goal as lifelong learning, and that is why I like it. If you subscribe to posts, each day you receive some interesting tidbit of information, ranging from science to homework, Monet to gas gauges. (I kid you not–how to fix gas gauges!)
I have no idea who told me about this site, but I like learning something new every day.
Why not give it a try? And do you have any sites you like for learning something new every day?