Immolate – 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam

Definition of Immolate from 601 Words You Need to Know in visual dictionary and thesaurus and in authentic context with real examples for advanced English learners /ˈɪm.ə.leɪt/ (verb) Definition to sacrifice or kill someone including yourself especially through burning, victimize, slaughter, commit suicide as a protest, kill someone or yourself as a ritual sacrifice, offer … Read more

English Documentary on Chess with Transcript & Video

English documentary on the history of chess with video and transcript to practice reading and listening comprehension and expand your vocabulary in context Source of documentary: TED-Ed YouTube Channel Listening comprehension Reading comprehension What is chess? The attacking infantry advances steadily. Their elephants already having broken the defensive line. The king tries to retreat, but … Read more

Propitiate GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Propitiate GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /prəˈpɪʃ.i.eɪt/ (verb) Definition to win someone’s favor, please and placate a person, mollify, make peace with, pacify, appease, calm, soothe, assuage, conciliate Example ‘Propitiation’ has the idea of appeasing the wrath of God. Leaving aside the finer aspects of the Greek, let’s look at the English word itself. Webster’s English Dictionary … Read more

The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde – English Short Story

The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde High above the city, on a tall column, stood the statue of the Happy Prince. He was gilded all over with thin leaves of fine gold, for eyes he had two bright sapphires, and a large red ruby glowed on his sword-hilt. He … Read more

Annie’s Song by John Denver English Songs with Lyrics

Annie’s Song by John Denver Annie’s Song by John Denver Artist: John Denver Album: Back Home Again Released: 1974 Genre: Folk, Country Source of Lyrics: You fill up my senses like a night in the forest, like the mountains in springtime, like a walk in the rain, like a storm in the desert, like a sleepy blue … Read more

The Last Leaf by O. Henry Learn English with Short Stories

The Last Leaf by O. Henry The Last Leaf by O. Henry In a little district west of Washington Square the streets have run crazy and broken themselves into small strips called “places.” These “places” make strange angles and curves. One Street crosses itself a time or two. An artist once discovered a valuable possibility … Read more

IELTS Speaking Test Sample 17 | IELTS Interview

IELTS Speaking Test Sample 17 IELTS Speaking Test Sample 17 with a podcast IELTS The International English Language Testing System or IELTS /ˈaɪ.ɛlts/, is an international standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. It is jointly managed by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment, and was … Read more