Latest Vocabulary Stories

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,...

2013-11-15 23:02:28

Chris Williams, an English teacher in Thailand, recently shared his insights on his unique approaches for teaching English and vocabulary with Ultimate Vocabulary blog readers. The ESL teacher shared his own strategies to help children and adults entering the workforce learn conversational English and business English. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 Ultimate Vocabulary interviewed Chris Williams, an ESL teacher in Thailand who's developed his own website with resources...

2013-11-11 23:02:59

eReflect announced today that learning a new language provides insights into how to teach English to ESL students in an efficient and practical manner. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 The Ultimate Vocabulary™ blog editor has revealed through an interview with Kirsten Kukulski of the website englishisapieceofcake.com, that learning a new language helps teachers and other educators better understand what approaches and techniques to implement when teaching language skills to...

2013-11-08 23:01:44

E-learning specialist eReflect has started a video series of must-know GRE words with the first lessons published on eReflect's official YouTube channel. The latest video released by Ultimate Vocabulary™ features frequently used words GRE exam takers should learn. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Extensive vocabulary knowledge is a central aspect of the GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) as any student who has taken this exam can testify. To help with this, Ultimate...

2013-11-07 23:21:17

eReflect, developer of Ultimate Spelling™ software, revealed today that the games featured in the software not only improve spelling performance but also enrich the user’s vocabulary. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 The Ultimate Spelling™ software program is designed to help people improve their spelling through a wide variety of exercises and games. What most people are not aware of is that the software is primarily designed to improve spelling accuracy, it also helps...

2013-10-21 23:02:16

Ultimate Vocabulary™ recently discussed how intertwined literacy and language are with Amanda Davis of Words First, and how this interconnection might be the ideal teaching approach for students with special educational needs. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 The Ultimate Vocabulary™ editor shared an insightful interview with Amanda Davis, speech therapist and director of Words First. In her interview, Ms. Davis makes clear that language and literature shouldn’t be taught...

2013-10-16 23:34:17

Louisiana State University in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books Launches Online Language Learning Resource Transparent Language Online. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA), in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the availability of Transparent Language Online, the most complete language-learning solution available anywhere. Transparent Language is a highly regarded and...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'