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The adjective "eminent" means prominent or outstanding. "Imminent" means impending, about to occur.
This lesson introduces the story called, " Mizuame no Doku." Here is some useful vocabulary from the story.
Learn to count in French with French cardinal numbers.
The Mandarin Chinese word for "achieve" is "shi xian." This daily Mandarin lesson has audio files for your pronunciation and listening practice.
The most common Mandarin Chinese words, arranged by Pinyin spelling, part six- Q S.
The Mandarin Chinese word for "watch" is biao.
We often have a problem when we're invited to a baby birthday, baby shower or other celebration to choose the best baby gifts. It is because we do not know what date a person loves and what would be a good idea to give her.
Robert Benchley's account of the Gummidge family's "Christmas Afternoon"--written "in the manner" of Charles Dickens--is an especially witty example of parody.
Learn how to conjugate avouer, a regular -er French verb.
Saying words silently to oneself while reading.
Learn how to conjugate inciter, a regular -er French verb.
Western countries and popular culture often depict white wedding gowns as the traditional attire for brides. In Asia and other countries, white is not appropriate to wear on your wedding day.
Learn about the uses of the Spanish pronoun "se."
The Chinese character for shell also means money, since cowrie shells were used as currency in ancient China.
Here we turn to advice from Scotsman Sir Thomas Urquhart (1605-1660), a master of euphuism and one of the world's worst writers.
The adjective "rapt" means carried away or wholly absorbed. "Wrapped" is the past tense of the verb "wrap," which means to cover, enclose, or bundle.
The Spanish preposition "según" usually means "according to" or "depending on." However, it is often used in ways that aren't directly translatable to English.
In this essay, American author Charles Stephen Brooks identifies the key characteristics of a good essayist--a reader, a thinker, and "a kind of poet . . . whose wings are clipped."