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CEFR Level B: English Level B1 and B2 Explained

All you need to Know About CEFR Level B If you belong to a language learning community, you must have heard people talking about language levels. What are those levels and why are they required?  Well, in Europe and other parts of the world, people travel to different places for employment and studies. In Europe […]


Mashallah Meaning: Origin, Translation, When to Say It and More

MashAllah Meaning and When to Say It The word MashAllah is commonly used among Muslims, but in South Asia and the Middle East, you will even hear non-muslims saying that. But what does the word “MashAllah” mean? Let’s take a detailed look at its meaning, importance, and usage.   What Does MashAllah Mean? The word […]


[Infographic] Colors and their Meaning Around the World

There’s no denying that color plays such an important role in our lives. We evoke powerful emotions and express different feelings through color. But, have you ever wondered what colors mean in other cultures? One color can have many different meanings in different cultures. In Japan, yellow symbolizes courage and bravery whereas in the United States […]


12 Most Trendy Slang Words Used Today

Slang words can be literal or figurative or both, it is the rule-breaking spectrum of the English language as it also incorporates the funny side of “it doesn’t make any sense” or “it isn’t in the dictionary!”. However, slang words are frequently used amongst younger groups to convey thoughts because they’re fun and they show how […]


Game of Tongues: How Fictional are Fictional Languages?

Game of Thrones is one of the biggest TV shows to date. Garnering 94% rating by Rotten Tomatoes, the most watched HBO series just rounded out its sixth season and the world can’t get enough of it. There are many reasons why people love the show – the well fleshed out characters, the richly detailed […]

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