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Category Archives: linguistics

The Arabic in Everyday English

Below is a list of everyday, non-specialized words in the English language that are of Arabic origin. They can be put into three categories: 1) words that refer to plants, … Continue reading

2013-05-10 · 4 Comments

InsideOut OutsideIn: Long-Mileage Tips for Language Learning & Beyond

Learning a language we’ve all heard “Don’t translate!” and, the cliché, “only immersion works.” Yet seemingly everyone struggles with “easy languages” like French or Spanish. Why and what can a … Continue reading

2013-05-01 · 5 Comments