Grammar Gandhi

Crazy Funny English

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English is a crazy language. There is no egg in eggplant nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins weren’t invented in England or French fries in France. Sweetmeats are candies while sweetbreads, which aren’t sweet, are meat. We take English for granted. But if we explore its paradoxes, we find […]

Grammar Gandhi

Quick English Learning Hacks

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Hack #1: Don’t concentrate on understanding every word when you read something. Read it first to understand the general concept. Then, go back and concentrate on the specific words that you don’t understand. Hack #2: Build your vocabulary by learning prefixes and suffixes. These parts of speech change the meaning of root words. Examples: Root word – happy […]

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Characteristics of Efficient Communicators

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Confident body language. Look others in the eye, call others by their name, generally smile or have a non-threatening look on their face, have good posture and an open stance. They appear at ease and are ready to talk to anyone. This comes across just by looking at them. Avoid sarcasm. They know that it makes others […]

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5 English Speaking Hacks

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Learning a language can be frustrating. Difficult. Even boring. Most people think they need to spend hours plowing through stacks of flashcards and memorizing sentences. And while there’s certainly no substitute for diligent study, there are some ways you can speed up the learning process and even have fun along the way. Learning a language […]

Talking Stories

Let’s Begin Again

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Last night I was talking to someone on Opentalk, and I mentioned falling in love with the movie ‘Begin Again.’ Guy said Begin Again is one of his favorite movies and we ended up talking about it for hours and he finally said,   “I grew up in a very musical family, I’ve played in […]

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11 Steps to turn Strangers into Friends

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“Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.” ~Shirley Maclaine Up until a year ago, I saw the world as a place where very few doors opened for me. At first I thought it was due to being extremely introverted. But as time went on, I started to struggle with making friends. I didn’t have many […]

Talk Science

Why Human Social Interaction is important?

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Social support and social interaction are one of the most important factors in predicting the physical health and well-being of everyone, ranging from childhood through older adults. Although social interaction is complex, I believe that it is vital to human health, both mentally and physically. Many people find it hard to open their hearts and […]

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15 Crazy English Facts

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English is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, so it is not surprising that so many people want to learn how to speak English.In your English classes, you no doubt learn exciting things, but I’m sure you haven’t heard all of these facts before 1. ‘E’ is the most commonly used […]

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Better English with Opentalk

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Many have said that the English language is one of the hardest to learn. However, with the right training, learning English as a second language can be a fun and positive experience. In this article, you will better understand how to tackle the English language and how to speak English fluently. One mistake that people […]