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2014-01-04 23:00:39

Rene Kondratzky suggests intensive study sessions as an alternative to moving to an English speaking country for improving English language skills. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 As eReflect points out in this week's news release, language immersion has long been a recommended method for improving overall language competency. In other words, noted the eReflect representative, in order to learn French, it's best to start living in a French-speaking environment, ideally...

2013-12-30 23:01:50

Michael Marzio and his unique approach to teaching real-life English is based on the premise that real life conversations reveal the actual structures native speakers of English are more likely to use, resulting in native-like competency for the learner. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 In a post recently published on eReflect's Ultimate Vocabulary blog, readers can learn how vocabulary improvement can be achieved with Michael Marzio’s real-life English lessons and...

2013-12-26 23:01:12

The internet proves to be the go-to source for quality English learning resources as eReflect confirms in its recent interview with Dimitar Parlapanski. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 The Ultimate Vocabulary™ blog run by eReflect, the noted provider of self-improvement software, has recently published an interview with the creator of the website eflclass.com, Dimitar Parlapanski. In this interview, it is apparent that there are several ways that aspiring English speakers in...

2013-12-24 23:01:10

New vocabulary improvement courses by eReflect are now available on Squidoo. The short courses focus on tips and techniques students can apply to improve their vocabulary. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 eReflect, the company behind Ultimate Vocabulary™ software, has announced the publication of a series of free short courses on vocabulary improvement. These courses are now available on the website Squidoo.com. According to a brief statement from the company, this is an...

2013-12-13 23:02:18

eReflect discusses the empowerment of learning English with Christopher Delacruz, a forerunner in English education in the Philippines. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 In a recent interview with Christopher Delacruz, eReflect asked what Delacruz’s goal of “freedom” for the people of the Philippines meant. Delacruz explained that in America the ability to learn freely, especially in the arena of linguistics, creates almost endless opportunities for growth and...

2013-12-08 23:00:57

Building a solid foundation in vocabulary, whether a person is starting as a beginner with ESL vocabulary or a professional with field-specific terminology, is possible with new customizable quizzes from Jim Gould. With time to spare, from an hour or just a few minutes, improving vocabulary is achievable by anyone. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 In a recent interview between eReflect's blog editor and Jim Gould, a linguistic expert, one of the topics discussed was his...

2013-12-06 23:01:54

Ultimate Vocabulary has released free videos designed to improve vocabulary building skills for individuals who are working to learn what they need to pass the GRE testing process. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 eReflect’s newest series of videos, produced in collaboration with the team behind the Ultimate Vocabulary software product, are specifically designed to improve vocabulary skills that will help people study for and pass the GRE. The videos use an audio-enhanced...

2013-11-25 23:03:41

eReflect has recently published its own analysis of recent changes to the English language. As the software developer points out, many symbols and punctuation marks have increasingly become spoken words. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 In an Ultimate Vocabulary blog post, eReflect offered its own analysis of recent changes to the English language, along with a discussion of how the English language is continually evolving and adapting to changes in the world of English...

2013-11-19 23:02:40

eReflect recently featured an interview with Fatih Erdem of Power-English.net on the Ultimate Vocabulary blog. Erdem shared his experience learning English and his attempts at improving his English over the years while offering tips for people who share his experience. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 In a recent blog post, Ultimate Vocabulary interviewed Fatih Erdem of Power-English.net. Erdem created the website as a resource to learn more about the essentials of English,...

Oxford's 2013 Word Of The Year May Leave You Snapping A 'Selfie'
2013-11-19 13:20:33

[ Watch the Video: Selfie Named 2013's Word Of The Year ] Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Oxford Dictionaries has just announced the new “Word of the Year” for 2013. Interestingly enough, this newly included entry is not an entirely new word but one that first posed more than a decade ago. The new inclusion for “Word of the Year 2013” goes to “Selfie.” Via a blog post, the Oxford Dictionaries announced the Word of the Year on Monday: “It’s...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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