Category: Language

Many people who are newcomers to Spanish tend to confuse the words me and mi. This is highly understandable, as the spellings are very similar and both refer to the one who is speaking. To native speakers or long-time...
Are you planning a trip to Barcelona and you think the Spanish you learned in high school may be enough to get you by and make you pass as a worldly traveler? Think again! Although...
Regardless of how information is presented, it will be either objective or subjective. Everyone, especially writers and journalists, would benefit from a strong grasp on the difference between the two. This article seeks to show...
These literary devices are similar as both make use of a word or a phrase to represent another. However, there are a few slight differences that make metonymy distinct from synecdoche. To help you better...
Let’s say you work as a flight attendant. One day, you found a bag full of cash and personal belongings, which you selflessly returned to the rightful owner. The owner gave you something in return....
Did you know that even when you are not saying anything, you are still communicating? If you did not know this, this article is for you. Aside from verbal communication, there is also nonverbal communication....
“I will have these/those delivered tomorrow.” Whether you use “these” or “those,” this sentence would still be grammatically correct. However, it is important to note that the two words are used differently and are not...
We learned the different kinds of pronouns and their functions in school. However, if you have been out of school for several years, you probably have already forgotten the difference between subject and object pronouns....
The words “where” and “were” are two of the most commonly confused words in the English language. They not only have almost the same spelling, but many people also think they have the same pronunciation....
What did the famous J.R.R. Tolkien say? “Not all those who wander are lost.” “Not all those who wonder are lost.” If you know the answer, kudos to you! But if you are unsure (or...