Podcast

Podcast Simply put that a podcast is an audio programme, just like Talk Radio, but you subscribe to it on your smartphone and listen to it whenever you like. In a little more detail, a podcast is a series of spoken word, audio episodes, all focused on a particular topic or theme, like cycling or startups. You can subscribe to the show with an app on your phone and listen to episodes whenever you like Basicly, Most Podcasts are audio only, even though video podcasts do exist. Podcasting has really grown out of a need for background content. That means something that can entertain you, educate you or inspire you… Read More

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Most uncommon singular word

Most Uncommon (or weird) Singular Words in English⁣ ⁣ There are many words in English that are often used only in the plural form. Speakers often make the mistake of using the plural grammatical form when they should actually use the singular. Here are words that are quite common in the plural but unusual in the singular with examples of how to use them:⁣ ⁣ Data – The singular is datum.⁣ Eg: The data show that the drug effectively lowers cholesterol.⁣ ⁣ Criteria – The singular is criterion.⁣ Eg: The most important criteria for college admissions committees are GPA, SAT score and involvement in extracurricular activities.⁣ ⁣ Media -The singular… Read More

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Proverb

Proverb means a short pithy saying in general use, stating a general truth or piece of advice. Here are some Indonesian proverbs said different in English. ⁣ ⁣ Diam-diam menghanyutkan – Still water runs deep⁣ Alah bisa karena terbiasa – Practice makes perfect⁣ Berakit-rakit ke hulu berenang-renang ke tepian – No pain no gain⁣ Dimana ada kemauan, disitu ada jalan – Where there is a will, there is a way⁣ Dikasih hati minta jantung – Give him an inch and he will take a yard⁣ Dimana bumi dipijak di situ langit di junjung – When in Rome, do as the Romans do⁣ Rajin pangkal pandai – Persevere and never fear⁣… Read More

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Abbreviation

Abbreviation is a short form of a word or phrase. ⁣ ⁣ Commonly, there are four main types of abbreviation, and the way that we write, punctuate and pronounce any abbreviation depends largely on its type:⁣ ⁣ Shortening is an abbreviation where the end of the full word has been cut off. ⁣ Corp. = Corporation⁣ app = application⁣ bike = bicycle⁣ ⁣ Contraction is an abbreviation where a bit of the full word has been cut out from inside. ⁣ govt = government⁣ ft = foot, feet⁣ let’s = let us⁣ ⁣ Initialism is an abbreviation made from the initial (first) letters of a group of words (and pronounced… Read More

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Good Will Hunting

⁣ Learn english from movie⁣ ⁣ Good Will Hunting⁣ A touching tale about a troubled genius struggling to find his identity.⁣ ⁣ We all long for a soul friend, someone who will cherish the secret signature of our individuality. The emotionally troubled protagonist of Good Will Hunting is blessed with three soul friends who enable him to find his place in the world.⁣ ⁣ Matt Damon gives a tour de force performance as Will, a 20-year-old townie who works as a janitor at M.I.T in Boston. After another scrape with the law, he is taken under the wings of Professor Lambeau (Stellan Skarsgard of Breaking the Waves), a professor of… Read More

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