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English Language Skills / Confusing Pairs
« on: July 10, 2019, 03:17:12 PM »
Confusing pairs are those words which spell or sound almost similar but they have different meaning or usage. Since they are tricky in nature, the users may easily commit mistake while using them if they are not extra careful. Here the readers will find some important confusing pairs of words of the English language.

English Language Skills / Antonyms
« on: July 04, 2019, 09:14:05 PM »
Antonyms are the words that have opposite meaning. With the knowledge of antonyms, one can make variations in the use of language. Antonyms as well as synonyms are the sings of one's enriched vocabulary. Here the readers will find some important  antonyms of the English language.

English Language Skills / Literary Terms
« on: July 04, 2019, 08:58:10 PM »
Literary terms are important for those who want to get an accurate taste of literature or make an assessment of literature. Each literary term is essentially a literary device. That is why these two phrases are often used interchangeably.

Literary terms refer to the technique, style, and formatting used by writers and speakers to masterfully emphasize, embellish, or strengthen their compositions. Literary terms can refer to playful techniques employed by comedians to make us laugh or witty tricks wordsmiths use to coin new words or phrases. They can also include the tools of persuasion that writers use to convince and drive audiences to action. With their carefully crafted speeches geared towards both logical and emotional thinking, they challenge our everyday modes of thinking.

Literary terms also include powerful figurative language that writers use to summon emotion ranging from guilt to anger to bliss, and to allow us to see the world in new and magical ways. Words can be arranged to give poems, songs, and prose alike, rhythm and musicality. They can animate a story with such wealth of detail, character development, and action that as readers, we are taken by a story, and feel as if the people on the page are real. Literary terms have a wide range of application, from the poet’s beauty, to the speaker’s persuasion, to the novelist’s story development.


English Language Skills / Proverbs
« on: July 04, 2019, 08:35:16 PM »
A proverb is a short, pithy saying that expresses a traditionally held truth or piece of advice, based on common sense or experience. It is a popular saying that provides nuggets of wisdom. Here the readers will get some important proverbs in English with Bangla meaning.

English Language Skills / Synonyms
« on: July 04, 2019, 03:11:15 PM »
Synonyms are the words that have similar meaning. With the knowledge of synonyms, one can make variations in the use of language. Synonyms as well as antonyms are the sings of one's enriched vocabulary. Here the readers will find some important synonyms of the English language.

English Language Skills / Phrases and Idioms
« on: July 04, 2019, 02:32:48 PM »
An idiom is a phrase or an expression that has a figurative, or sometimes literal, meaning. An idiom’s figurative meaning is different from the literal meaning.
One needs to know the phrases and idioms to become fluent and well-versed in a language. The knowledge of English phrases and idioms will give learners the power to use the language in a competent way. Here the readers will find an array of widely used phrases and idioms of English.

English Language Skills / Vocabulary Skill
« on: July 03, 2019, 05:42:13 PM »
The knowledge of words is a must for communicating in any language. One must know the words and their meanings to be a user of a language. Words are the basic building blocks which make up a language evident in a dictionary. The more words a person knows, the better he/she can communicate.

Discourse Analysis / Discourse and Text Analysis
« on: July 03, 2019, 05:27:48 PM »
Discourse and Text Analysis informs us how a longer piece writing or speech can be analyzed systematically under a theoretical framework. It touches literature on one side and linguistics on the other.

World Literature / Bits of world literature
« on: July 03, 2019, 05:23:10 PM »
World literature is the compendium of knowledge created by the master thinkers from all around the world. It has grown through centuries, through various languages. We can have a taste of world literature mainly through translation. However, a person who knows other languages may have direct access to the literature of those languages and enjoy it directly.

Bangla Literature / Bengali Literature
« on: July 03, 2019, 05:17:38 PM »
Bengali literature has a rich tradition. It has a treasure of well written fiction, poetry and essays. Tagore, Bankim, Sharat, Nazrul, Jibanananda, Rahman and many other great writers have enriched Bengali literature with their valuable writings.

Reviews & Opinions / Script Checking and Feedback
« on: July 03, 2019, 05:12:30 PM »
We check scripts of students and provide feedbacks, which help students to understand their mistakes and improve in future. While checking scripts, we need to be as objective as possible.

Syntax and Semantics / Semantics
« on: July 03, 2019, 05:00:39 PM »
Semantics is the study of meaning--the meaning of language--the meaning of words and sentences. The semantic aspect of language interacts with syntax, psychology, philosophy and logic.

Syntax and Semantics / Syntax
« on: July 03, 2019, 04:57:56 PM »
Syntax is the study of how words combine to form sentences in a language. Grammatical rules are the essential part of syntax.

Sociolinguistics / Language and Society
« on: July 03, 2019, 04:55:51 PM »
Sociolinguistics determines the relationship between language and society. The interdisciplinary subject focuses on the norms of language in society. Some topics are speech community, standard language, dialect, register, diglossia, pidgin and creole.

Psycholinguistics / Language and Mind
« on: July 03, 2019, 04:52:14 PM »
Psycholinguistics attempts to determine the relationship between language and mind. It answers what happens in our mind when we use language, particularly the mechanism of speech production and comprehension. Language acquisition and dissolution also come under discussion.

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