Language Resources

QuistMedia

A few online English learning resources

Dictionaries, etc.

English-English dictionary. Also excellent British  and American pronunciation. Use the widget or  this link to the actual dictionary site.

Danish-English, English-Danish dictionary among other languages. Refreshingly different from other dictionaries. New words and terms are added upon request. Can sometimes seem a little inadequate for advanced use. Some upper secondary schools use it as a standard dictionary.  More than 10 references per day require a subscription. Chat help function.

Gambits / Gambitter

Essential words and phrases to use when you meet people and start a dialogue, give feedback, etc.


Link to extensive list of gambits explained in Danish (Mikkel Kiilerich).


At the proper time and place grammar will become your friend. Below you will find a few curious examples

Prepositions and phrasal verbs

Prepositions and phrasal verbs (verbs in connection with adjectives or adverbs) - are areas where you, as a foreign speaker of English, often will give yourself away. It is worth training the use of these in order to master a precise and well understood language.

Notes

 * Classical or religious names like Jesus and Sophocles add only the apostrophe - not 's.

British and American spelling

Some very good reasons for an English course

Mr, Mrs, Miss & Ms and the American Mr., Mrs., Miss, & Ms. and about the use ot these forms of address

(Lower case initial letters and full stop / period can be seen when used in other languages to correspond to the orthographic rules in question).

 

Terms and usage explained at Grammarly.com

Vocabulary builders, crossword puzzles, pastimes and word games

Old-fashioned educational word games and crosswords. Some are easy, some for people in the trade. These are still a valuable source for learning new vocabulary. Some are excellent to solve as group work. The crosswords should be in print for this use. Click on the crossword.         Have fun ;-)

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