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Early school-age English children acquire over 3000 words a year. The main factors which account for such rapid vocabulary growth are context and word-formation knowledge. Such vocabulary growth is also of great interest in the L2 acquisition. Using empirical tests, the book puts side by side L1 and L2 acquisition… Read More
Early school-age English children acquire over 3000 words a year. The main factors which account for such rapid vocabulary growth are context and word-formation knowledge. Such vocabulary growth is also of great interest in the L2 acquisition. Using empirical tests, the book puts side by side L1 and L2 acquisition… Read More
This the most recent content from my still ongoing project~ From ‘At the heart of a Star’ -a collection of poems~ Here, more metaphors of Astronomic vocabulary~ Read More
Early school age English children acquire over 3000 words a year. The main factors which account for such rapid vocabulary growth are context and word-formation knowledge. Such vocabulary growth is also of great interest in the L2 acquisition. Using empirical tests, the book puts side by side L1 and L2… Read More
This essay deals with some aspects of changes in American English usage that I find puzzling. Read More

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An explanation of why I like specific words and dislike others, mainly based on the sound of words. The arguments are strictly based on my opinions. The aim is to let people think more often about language in general. Read More
Written as a homework assignment. The challenge was to use SAT vocab words to create a short story. The SAT words have been underlined. I enjoyed writing this so much that I figured I might as well post it here for all to see. Read More
At the age of 18 they are supposed to come for you, to make your test to find you a couple and to give you your cure. Some of us had managed ourselves to escape from that hell. They ignore us, they make like we don’t exist which is better… Read More
Meanings of the words that you don't usually hear from my poem Nag-iisa(All alone). Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 02, 2013

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Tags: words, vocabulary

This is more of a blog than anything else. I only submitted it as an article because hardly anyone reads 'miscellaneous' and I think this comes pretty close to being an article... or column... I don't know. But please, read on! Read More
Something written at the start of my collegiate path, (Sept. 13, 2004). Read More

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I started this document for my own reasons, but thought it was a good idea to share it with others. This is a little dictionary I have for myself to look at once in a while, when I want to use new words I haven't used much. It contains many… Read More
I would call this a PG 13 kind of thing, but meh. This is a short story I did for my English class. It required me to add in all my 'vocabulary words'. I enjoyed writing it, so I decided to post it up. Note: I forget the translations of… Read More
Remember a magician called "Svengalli" from a long ago and lost cinema flick. With a goaty, black beard, beatty eyes, black tuxedo and wand he would electronically control clients. Perhaps such as with "Smart Pills". They could mean "freedom" but beware... Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 11, 2010

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A special way of writing is the "hunky one" .... Read More
Nobody has been in the position of Lucifer: From the most illustrious angel to the ruler of Hell itself ... Read More
Allow me to present a new, exciting contest for all writers looking to practice their skills! My English teacher recently introduced me to a fun writing exercise to hone vocabulary skills and develop individual taste in word choice. Plus, it’s really easy and interesting. The steps to creating a poem… Read More

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A man owes the mob an undetermined amount of money. Given only a short time to gain said money, can he escape with his life, especially when he can't seem to stop talking? This is a rather reflective tale that I wrote for Creative Writing with the main goal of… Read More
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