What are the activities you consider to be fun? Playing with your siblings, going on a trip with your friends, watching a movie? Or ice skating, paragliding, bungee jumping? All of these are definitely those that get you excited and happy from the beginning to the end. Now, have you ever wondered if language learning can be made fun? Well, here is how you can have a lot of fun while learning the English language.
English, unlike many other languages, is not a fully evolved language. Every other day, new words, colloquial expressions and trending usages become a part of the language. What is interesting is that even SMS language can be found in every English dictionary. You would probably know the meaning of LOL, TTYL, ASAP, ROFL, etc. If you explore, you will be surprised to find out the number of such acronyms there are in the English language. Listed below are some of the acronyms used commonly by young adults and teenagers all around the world.
|LOL||Laugh Out Loud|
|ROFL||Rolling On the Floor Laughing|
|TTYL||Talk To You Later|
|ASAP||As Soon As Possible|
|TBH||To Be Honest|
|LMK||Let Me Know|
|OOTD||Outfit Of The Day|
|IDK||I Don’t Know|
|IMO||In My Opinion|
English is often thought to be a difficult language, mostly because of multiple similar sounding words and words having the same spelling and/or pronunciation. This is not something that makes the language tough, but rather the factors that make the language learning process a lot more interesting. If done correctly, you can enjoy learning homophones and homographs and using them in your everyday conversations. However, they can also bring a lot of confusion when used in writing. To give you a head start, here are a few of the most commonly used homophones and homographs.
|Aim||Intention/GoalPoint towards a target|
|Cave||A hole or gapSurrender/Collapse|
|Ring||A circular objectSurround/Girdle|
|Watch||An instrument that shows timeLook/view|
|Tear||A drop of liquid from one’s eyesTo destroy by pulling apart|
|Left||The left sidePast tense of leave meaning to go away|
|Bank||An institution to place/borrow money or loansThe edge of a lake or a river|
|Park||A place of recreation Halt or store in a particular space|
Did you enjoy going through the acronyms, homophones and homographs? They are nothing compared to the volume of such words present in the English language. If you simply love learning languages just because you enjoy acquiring as many languages as possible, the English language will not disappoint you. The more you learn, the more there will be to be learnt. Now that you have had a taste of it, why wait? Start learning English today.