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The 8 Types of English Nouns You Need to Know, with Lots of Examples

types of nouns in english

What do dogs, a lake, sunglasses, Mount Kilimanjaro and a banana all have in common?

Not sure?

They’re all examples of nouns.

If you didn’t recognize these words as nouns right away, don’t worry. In this post, we’re going to

Mark Your Calendars: It’s Time to Learn the Months in English!

months in english

When’s your birthday?

Mine’s in June!

Or is it July? Or maybe January?

Learning the months in English can be tricky (challenging)!

And then there’s the added problem of memorizing each month’s holidays in English.

Maybe you already know words …

Bees, Butterflies and Beyond: 34 Insects in English to Add to Your Collection

insects in english

Caterpillar, cockroach, cricket, oh my!

Did you know that there are over 900 thousand different kinds of insects, which makes up 80% of the world’s animal species?

Don’t worry, though; you don’t have to learn all 900 thousand to be …

Madam, Mrs. or Miss? Your Guide to Addressing People in English

addressing people

“Excuse me, ma’am.” “Nice to meet you, sir.” “Hey, buddy!”

Wait, back up. There are so many ways of addressing people in English. But what’s the right way?

When should you use a formal term and when can you use …

The 10 Best Games to Learn English Without Even Realizing It


Want to know a secret?

Games aren’t just for kids.

Want to know another secret?

Games are actually an effective learning tool that adult English learners can play to improve their fluency.

And there are so many out there!

From …

The 10 Most Entertaining TV Series That Can Teach You British English


Contrary to popular belief, watching TV can be good for you!

At some point, we have all heard that “TV will rot (ruin) your brain.”

But what if I told you that watching TV could actually help your brain?…