Emoticons are pretty important:  Harvard cognitive scientist Steven Pinker says they're an extremely useful linguistic evolution. The Oxford English Dictionary named "crying face" the word of the year. Humans collectively send 6 billion emoticons every day. But they don't teach emoticons in school, and some of them are actually hard to understand — at least for some of us.

Here’s what every emoticon really means

Emoticons are pretty important: Harvard cognitive scientist Steven Pinker says they're an extremely useful linguistic evolution. The Oxford English Dictionary named "crying face" the word of the year. Humans collectively send 6 billion emoticons every day. But they don't teach emoticons in school, and some of them are actually hard to understand — at least for some of us.

Communication cards for new ELL students for basic communication with the teacher. Cut them out and put them on a ring. The student can keep them i...

Communication cards for new ELL students for basic communication with the teacher. Cut them out and put them on a ring. The student can keep them i...

la faculté: FREE Download : Oxford English Dictionary With Pronunciation [PDF + CDs]

la faculté: FREE Download : Oxford English Dictionary With Pronunciation [PDF + CDs]

These flashcards contain the 25 most common verbs according to The Oxford English Dictionary. Verbs included are: Be, have, do, say, get, make, go, know, take, see, come, think, look, want, give, use, find, tell, ask, work, seem, feel, try, leave and call.

These flashcards contain the 25 most common verbs according to The Oxford English Dictionary. Verbs included are: Be, have, do, say, get, make, go, know, take, see, come, think, look, want, give, use, find, tell, ask, work, seem, feel, try, leave and call.

The rapper’s song about a crazed fan has become an actual term in The Oxford Dictionary!

Oxford English Dictionary Officially Adds 'Stan' From Eminem Song

The rapper’s song about a crazed fan has become an actual term in The Oxford Dictionary!

#ClippedOnIssuu from Oxford english picture dictionary diccionario en ingles ilustrado

Oxford english picture dictionary diccionario en ingles ilustrado

#ClippedOnIssuu from Oxford english picture dictionary diccionario en ingles ilustrado

Oxford english picture dictionary diccionario en ingles ilustrado

#ClippedOnIssuu from Oxford english picture dictionary diccionario en ingles ilustrado

//nO-va-'tUr-E-ent// Although this word has not yet been listed in Merriam-Webster and Oxford English Dictionary but it has been used by many writers to describe someone/ something that desires change or alterations.  This word has its Latin roots from the words nova which means new and turire which means the desire to/for. Literally meaning the desire for something new.  @ravivora

//nO-va-'tUr-E-ent// Although this word has not yet been listed in Merriam-Webster and Oxford English Dictionary but it has been used by many writers to describe someone/ something that desires change or alterations. This word has its Latin roots from the words nova which means new and turire which means the desire to/for. Literally meaning the desire for something new. @ravivora

So, we basically said that Basic English is basic. But what exactly does that mean? Find out in today’s blog post.Click VISIT for more English learning hints and tips from the Oxford English Academy blog.#oxfordenglishacademy #learnenglish #learnenglishcapetown #englishcourse

But just what is Basic English?

So, we basically said that Basic English is basic. But what exactly does that mean? Find out in today’s blog post.Click VISIT for more English learning hints and tips from the Oxford English Academy blog.#oxfordenglishacademy #learnenglish #learnenglishcapetown #englishcourse

Selfies Linked to Narcissism, Addiction and Mental Illness, Say Scientists "The word "selfie" was elected "Word of the Year 2013" by the Oxford English Dictionary."

Selfies Linked to Narcissism, Addiction and Mental Illness, Say Scientists "The word "selfie" was elected "Word of the Year 2013" by the Oxford English Dictionary."

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