A Little Book of Language by David Crystal My rating: 5 of 5 stars I just done listening audio edition of this book and this is just a little comment/review about it. Initially because of the word “little” in the title and number of opening chapters talking about how children develop their language abilities I … A Little Book of Language by David Crystal
Answer by Anne W Zahra: \n\n When you study English, you have to learn a lot of words (vocabulary breadth). You also must understand how to use the words you know. (vocabulary depth). Vocabulary breadth comes from word study. You take courses and you learn lists of words and take tests. You may buy a … What should I do to increase my vocabulary in English?
Merriam-Webster recently announced top 10 words of the years of 2014 based on look ups frequency in their online dictionary. So this list is data driven (they are using look up frequency and also have temporal distribution of it across the year) and It’s quite interest to see how spikes in interest to certain words … Merriam-Webster: Words of the Year 2014
Recently I watched a nice video on language learning (How to learn any language in six months by Chris Lonsdale) – man claims that you can start talking in a new language in 6 months if you approach this problem right. I would say that this is overly optimistic and he means just some good conversational … What does it take to learn a second language?