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Language imposition and Bilingual
What's the different between being bilingual and having a language impose? For example bilingual is by nurture and by choice but language imposition is forced upon others like how the colonizers... more
Where did you learn all these languages?
find a simile, metaphor, metonymy/synecdoche and stock phrases?
Lady Alice Lady Alice was sitting in her bower window, At midnight mending her quoif; And there she saw as fine a corpse As ever she saw in her life. 'What bear ye, what bear ye, ye six men... more
Looking for an accurate translation of an English phrase to Latin
I am looking for a better or more accurate translation of the following phrases:”happiness at the expense of no one””happiness at no one’s expense””at no man’s expense””happiness at no harm to... more
What's the meaning of "flat landscape"? Is there any synonym for it?
For context: Today you will travel to a small hill surrounded by flat landscape.
Do you think watching TV shows helps develop your language skills?
Does watching a TV show in a foreign language help you learn the language?
Why is it difficult to understand a foreign language when it is spoken?
Why is it that students can excell in grammar, reading and writing a foreign language (such as English) and then have such a hard time when they are trying to understand it spoken?
Becoming conversational in Spanish
How long will it take for me to become conversational in Spanish?
Analyse cohesion (grammatical and lexical) in the underlined phrases:
Explain what makes the underlined sentences transitional
Can anyone help me write a story using these words?
Sky, water, students, career, time, strength, forest, birds, science, politics, superhero.
From an Expert to an Expert: What Is Your Favorite Spanish Idiom?!
Most teachers can agree that mastering idioms in a foreign language is an exciting challenge and true evidence of a great speaker. An idiom is a phrase or expression that typically presents a... more
Conflict in "The Joy" by Anton Chekhov
Hi!I have read the novel "The Joy" by Anton Chekhov, and I am trying to figure out the conflict in this novel. I am not sure, but I think the conflict is everyone's curiosity to know why the main... more
why do you think that learning a language is is important?
there's no wrong answer to this question, please be true to yourself.
Are you in need to learn Spanish?
Spanish is the second spoken language in the United States. Are you trying to pratice speaking Spanish so you don't forget it, or are you trying to learn Spanish as a beginner? Well, I would love... more
Spanish sounds like Italian, Portugués, French...
Have you ever heard languages like, portugués, French, or even Italian? Do they sound similar to Spanish? They sure do. Many words and phases are similar to Spanish but why do all these language... more
What culture is she?
A young woman I know is of Middle Eastern descent and wants to be an author.She does not follow traditions or partake in culture from her family's origin country/culture.She lives in USA.Is she... more
Use the term ‘left’ to construct an argument that commits the fallacy of amphiboly.
I really can't think of anyway to use "left" in a fallacy of amphibioly
Colours of ultraviolet?
I need to write something from the perspective of a character who sees colours differently from humans, and in particular can see multiple shades of ultraviolet. This isn't unique, their entire... more
Writing 19th century upperclass English dialog?
I was recently rereading bits of Pride and Prejudice and the dialog is absolutely brilliant. How can I learn to write dialog that sounds like it is from this general era? For example are there any... more
How are multilingual scenes handled when the story's main language is translated into that of its minor one?
Say you have an English book in which there is a particular dialogue where one of a handful of participating characters is speaking French. In this dialogue the fact that he's speaking French is a... more