Hello everyone! Just wanted to give everyone a quick update — I’ve been out of town for nearly a month and have therefore not been able to post videos regularly. I will restart posting videos when I return home next week. Thank you for your understanding and patience. I hope everyone is having a wonderful … More Update!
Hello everyone! I hope you all are having a nice end to the school year. I just wanted to let everyone know that as I am very busy with AP exams and final exams this time of year, I am unable to make and share a video this week. I will try to post the … More Update
Hi everyone! Hope everyone is having a fantastic Saturday and a wonderful summer so far! Today is the auspicious Hindu festival called “Guru Purnima”, which is dedicated to all our superb teachers, mentors, and guides. “Guru”, stemming from Sanskrit, comes from “gu” meaning darkness and “ru” meaning one who removes our darkness. Thus “guru” is … More Donation News and World Cup 2014
Hello all, Quick update – I have decided to post one video every other week for all of the following videos. My goal was to share one video per week during my freshman and sophomore years of high school, and as I am heading on to junior year, and still trying to create informative, specialized … More Schedule Update
Hi everyone! I am out of town this weekend, so I’ll share a video with everyone next week….have a great week!
Happy Saturday everyone! We have now covered looking at all aspects of words, specifically including pronunciation and origin. Now we will take a look at a larger aspect of all of this – how languages are connected. In this video, we will explore the main organization of languages and the particular language families which share … More Language Families
Hi everyone! Today we’ll take a look at a very interesting topic in many different languages – stress and word inflection. Basically this is about how to pronounce words with the correct intonation. Stress pronunciation is very influential in English, because most English words have a certain syllable that is emphasized when pronounced. Of course, … More Stress Pronunciation
Hello! This week, we will continue learning about dictionary entries and how to pronounce words. To make sure that all our concepts are clear from the previous video, we will go through a few example words from the dictionary in this video.
Hi everyone! Hope everyone has had a great week! One of the most important keys to understanding words and spelling/language patterns lies in the pronunciations of words, which is what we will look at in the following video. Merriam Webster has its own special diacritics and pronunciation keys, which are covered here. Please note that … More Learning about Dictionary Entries
Happy Saturday! Here is the first video, in which I have described how we will work towards approaching our goal of learning words and their spellings. In the video, I have mentioned purchasing Merriam Webster’s Third New International Dictionary…if interested, please take a look at the link below for both the dictionary and the CD-ROM … More Introduction