REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS

REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS

English actually has no reflexive verbs like many other languages. But, when the same person is the subject and object of the verb a reflexive pronoun is usually used.

ARTICLES WITH GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES

ARTICLES WITH GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES

We generally use either ‘the’ or ‘no article’ with geographical names in English. There isn’t a lot of logic! We just need to learn if we need ‘the’ or ‘no article’ for each kind of place.

SONGS IN MOVIES: EMINEM “LOSE YOURSELF”

SONGS IN MOVIES: EMINEM “LOSE YOURSELF”

The track Lose Yourself became the first hip-hop song to win Best Original Song at the Academy Awards (Oscar) in 2002, though the rapper himself wasn’t there to accept the prize. Lose Yourself went on to be nominated for five Grammys, winning two. The tune was created specifically for the movie 8 Mile which was based on the musician’s life.

GENRES OF BOOKS

GENRES OF BOOKS

Can you live at least one day without books and reading? Not many people will give a negative answer to this question. There are lots of genres of books for us to choose from.

PROS AND CONS OF eBOOKS

PROS AND CONS OF eBOOKS

eBooks are taking over the world of reading. Is this a good thing or a bad thing? A book is no longer just a stack of papers bound together. More and more people are reading electronic books, or eBooks. Some are PDFs. Some are on Kindle. Some come in various other formats.

TO BE, OR NOT TO BE…

TO BE, OR NOT TO BE…

“To be, or not to be” – these words are familiar to lots of people in different parts of the globe. The famous line is the opening phrase of a soliloquy spoken by Prince Hamlet in the so-called “nunnery scene” of genius William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet. Act III, Scene I.