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Lemony Snicket´s A series of Unfortunate Events

Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events is a 2004 American dark comedy film directed by Brad Silberling. It is a film adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket, covering the first three books The Bad Beginning, The Reptile Room, and The Wide Window. The film stars Jim Carrey as the villainous Count Olaf who adopts three wealthy orphan siblings in an attempts to steal their late parents’ fortune. Nickelodeon Movies purchased the film rights to Daniel Handler‘s…

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Slanguage : British slang II

Mate’ – one of the commonly used terms of endearment and affection in British slang terms. Used when you are talking to a close friend, and is often easily substituted for the American ‘buddy’, ‘pal’, or ‘dude’. For example, ‘Alright, mate?’ ‘Knackered’ – a great word and phrase used by Britons to describe their tiredness and exhaustion, in any given…

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Slanguage: a useful guide to British slang

Slanguage is a blend word that comes from slang and language. Slang is a particular kind of colloquial language, which comprises extremely informal language; usually known as buzz words. It helps to make speech vivid and colourful and creates group solidarity, but essentially belongs to young people. Though mainly used in speech, it can also be a regular feature in…

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Welcome to the English class !!

Learning a new language is always a daunting task , especially when that language is as full of weird rules and contradictions as English. Even native speakers sometimes have trouble mastering the nuances of tense and grammar. Fortunately, if you’re originally a non-English speaker, there are  fantastic  resources online to help you have a good command of the English language.…