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Announcement: Thank you and goodbye 0 Mon Jun 28, 2010 8:25 pm
Announcement: Ask Antimoon 0 Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:24 pm
Supermemo vital questions:)? 0 Thu Nov 01, 2007 9:22 am
one-shot deal 2 Thu Nov 01, 2007 5:21 am
serious learners wanted 2 Thu Nov 01, 2007 4:59 am
Word choice: indexes or indices? (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Wed Oct 31, 2007 11:58 pm
big a deal? 9 Wed Oct 31, 2007 8:01 pm
"The traffic is heavy." 2 Wed Oct 31, 2007 9:34 am
Kiss of Death 8 Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:32 am
comparison-anaphor 2 Tue Oct 30, 2007 4:15 pm
question about smoke cigarette 2 Tue Oct 30, 2007 3:27 pm
to draw regret 1 Tue Oct 30, 2007 7:17 am
Pronunciation of French words in English (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 52 Mon Oct 29, 2007 5:40 pm
She cried uncle? 4 Mon Oct 29, 2007 5:08 am
"acrossed" for "across"? 5 Mon Oct 29, 2007 12:15 am
Why doesn't English have Masculine and Feminine genders? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 45 Sun Oct 28, 2007 6:09 pm
confusion 8 Sun Oct 28, 2007 6:02 pm
Past perfect 2 Sun Oct 28, 2007 5:41 pm
Are Maltese considered as native English speakers? 6 Sun Oct 28, 2007 6:58 am
Unfamiliar does not imply ungrammatical 9 Sun Oct 28, 2007 6:18 am
chimpanzee (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Sun Oct 28, 2007 3:19 am
how can I improve my writing? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 33 Sat Oct 27, 2007 11:14 pm
Till what time...? 3 Sat Oct 27, 2007 4:17 pm
American English a creole language? 13 Sat Oct 27, 2007 7:47 am
Judge by/from 2 Fri Oct 26, 2007 5:27 pm
Colour colllocations, plus. 3 Fri Oct 26, 2007 8:09 am
Mary-marry-merry merger (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Fri Oct 26, 2007 5:31 am
Which one makes the most sense and grammatically correct? 3 Thu Oct 25, 2007 6:18 pm
samples of English with Japanese accent - where? 5 Thu Oct 25, 2007 2:06 pm
Accent with the strangest vowel sounds (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 53 Wed Oct 24, 2007 4:39 pm
How was stress created? 11 Wed Oct 24, 2007 3:01 pm
is this correct? 3 Wed Oct 24, 2007 1:11 pm
Against the "broad a" 10 Tue Oct 23, 2007 9:06 pm
meameamealokkapoowa oompa 5 Tue Oct 23, 2007 3:01 pm
international caps? 0 Tue Oct 23, 2007 2:01 am
"L" in calm. 4 Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:27 pm
"some" in questions 4 Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:12 am
what can i do to sound californian? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 64 Mon Oct 22, 2007 5:12 am
multiaccented? 2 Mon Oct 22, 2007 4:30 am
the Internet, the university 2 Sun Oct 21, 2007 8:52 am
No Irish Need Apply (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Sat Oct 20, 2007 11:23 pm
What does the first sentence of Finnegans Wake mean? 5 Sat Oct 20, 2007 7:25 pm
WHAT SORT OF NOVELS ARE BEST FOR THE ENGLISH-HUNGRIES? (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Sat Oct 20, 2007 3:07 pm
Going beyond 0 Sat Oct 20, 2007 11:13 am
till (pages: 1 2 3 ) 37 Sat Oct 20, 2007 2:33 am
Three rude words (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Sat Oct 20, 2007 1:41 am
manifest? 4 Sat Oct 20, 2007 12:01 am
Details of endorsement? 0 Fri Oct 19, 2007 12:31 pm
No strangers... 2 Fri Oct 19, 2007 8:45 am
fisher-king 5 Fri Oct 19, 2007 8:41 am
Prefixes and such 1 Thu Oct 18, 2007 11:21 am
my brother and the english language 14 Thu Oct 18, 2007 10:35 am
Mexican accent (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Thu Oct 18, 2007 3:26 am
Accent Sample 8 Thu Oct 18, 2007 2:12 am
What is the mean of this proverb? 5 Thu Oct 18, 2007 1:24 am
In time or on time 4 Wed Oct 17, 2007 5:24 pm
Open and Closed 12 Wed Oct 17, 2007 4:38 pm
Earth to Mxsmanic! (pages: 1 2 3 ) 30 Wed Oct 17, 2007 12:58 pm
The use of 'the' 7 Wed Oct 17, 2007 12:47 am
which is correct term 4 Mon Oct 15, 2007 8:10 pm
What are the synonym and antonym of "Cool" (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Mon Oct 15, 2007 7:24 pm
Conflictual 5 Mon Oct 15, 2007 2:11 pm
Why "10 items or less", and not "10 items or 9 Mon Oct 15, 2007 1:11 pm
Reading out loud in your head 11 Mon Oct 15, 2007 8:15 am
Why Americans speak their language a little different? 11 Sun Oct 14, 2007 11:36 pm
straphanger? 2 Sat Oct 13, 2007 10:51 pm
Sanitation? hygiene? 3 Sat Oct 13, 2007 11:11 am
the bad suit 6 Sat Oct 13, 2007 8:15 am
run like the dickens?? (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Sat Oct 13, 2007 2:01 am
email 10 Fri Oct 12, 2007 10:27 pm
How to be a good English teacher? 2 Fri Oct 12, 2007 10:13 pm
The simple rule will rarely fail you 11 Fri Oct 12, 2007 8:48 pm
'Evening' in 'host an evening' 7 Fri Oct 12, 2007 7:36 pm
How do you pronounce Dolphin, Involve, Doll... 4 Fri Oct 12, 2007 7:20 pm
How to Break the Ice with Foriengers 3 Fri Oct 12, 2007 5:46 pm
Does G.W. Bush speak Standard English? (pages: 1 2 ) 29 Fri Oct 12, 2007 1:06 pm
Non-native English speakers' pronunciation 8 Fri Oct 12, 2007 1:03 pm
Bombs 2 Fri Oct 12, 2007 10:08 am
MollyB 0 Fri Oct 12, 2007 10:06 am
Can anybody tell me what the accent of Jude Law is? 8 Thu Oct 11, 2007 11:12 pm
How to speak correct English in grammar? 5 Thu Oct 11, 2007 5:42 pm
Bidialectalism: a one way street? 3 Thu Oct 11, 2007 5:35 pm
How the irregular verb is being 'drived' to extinction 2 Thu Oct 11, 2007 5:22 pm
You say potato, I say ghoughteighpteau! 0 Thu Oct 11, 2007 4:30 pm
"deviance" and "deviation" 8 Thu Oct 11, 2007 2:35 am
Which-witch merger 4 Wed Oct 10, 2007 9:06 pm
mutant 7 Wed Oct 10, 2007 8:54 pm
Furniture 12 Wed Oct 10, 2007 9:22 am
Berkeley (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Wed Oct 10, 2007 6:33 am
plural or singular 7 Wed Oct 10, 2007 3:16 am
the slang of American English and British English 10 Tue Oct 09, 2007 11:56 pm
spell/spelling 4 Tue Oct 09, 2007 7:39 pm
Have you ever read Toni Morrison "strangers"? 0 Tue Oct 09, 2007 5:09 pm
What do you think of this guy's pronunciation? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Tue Oct 09, 2007 4:24 am
When did you begin to learn English? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Tue Oct 09, 2007 2:24 am
The paper is always due. 2 Mon Oct 08, 2007 11:36 pm
What does 'Bollywood' mean? (pages: 1 2 ) 25 Mon Oct 08, 2007 4:47 pm
Affricates 1 Mon Oct 08, 2007 3:34 pm
How to use a word in a sentence 4 Mon Oct 08, 2007 5:01 am
Using -ing. 14 Sun Oct 07, 2007 8:01 pm
What does "a Bit*h with a capital C" mean? (pages: 1 2 ) 28 Sun Oct 07, 2007 7:12 pm
contingency-fee or contingent fee? 5 Sun Oct 07, 2007 4:11 pm
1905 10 Sun Oct 07, 2007 4:10 pm
british or american english? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ... 10 11 12 13 14 ) 196 Sun Oct 07, 2007 2:20 pm
Non-native English speakers act like we natives are stupid! (pages: 1 2 ) 29 Sun Oct 07, 2007 8:05 am
simulated drowning 4 Sun Oct 07, 2007 1:33 am
Which brand of English dictionaries is the best one? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 46 Sun Oct 07, 2007 12:47 am
on the sur? 2 Sun Oct 07, 2007 12:02 am
allot V, allocate? 0 Sat Oct 06, 2007 6:13 pm
"fiil in" and "fill out" 1 Sat Oct 06, 2007 5:27 pm
May you.... 11 Sat Oct 06, 2007 10:08 am
blurred V. blurry? 1 Sat Oct 06, 2007 9:33 am
possesive case 5 Sat Oct 06, 2007 1:45 am
Diachrony 7 Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:45 pm
Jorja Fox/Sarah Sidle's accent 0 Fri Oct 05, 2007 9:15 am
Please,rate my English level,which can I get from 1 to 10? (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Fri Oct 05, 2007 3:13 am
Do American Accents "blend"? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Fri Oct 05, 2007 1:37 am
Kansas accent 2 Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:08 am
Nonnatives' speaking ability = writing ability? 7 Thu Oct 04, 2007 4:37 pm
"light a fire" 12 Thu Oct 04, 2007 11:01 am
paint the town red + adverbial 7 Thu Oct 04, 2007 7:39 am
Thinking and Speaking in English Naturally and Automatically (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Thu Oct 04, 2007 3:56 am
jargon 2 Thu Oct 04, 2007 2:49 am
Pointing at. 1 Thu Oct 04, 2007 1:08 am
Adverbs and the past perfect (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Wed Oct 03, 2007 10:11 pm
Milton (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Wed Oct 03, 2007 8:56 pm
Use of "Like" (pages: 1 2 ) 29 Wed Oct 03, 2007 3:37 pm
agree? 3 Wed Oct 03, 2007 2:04 pm
red head 5 Wed Oct 03, 2007 10:52 am
A Sample of my Accent 14 Wed Oct 03, 2007 1:01 am
Need help with North Jersey Accent (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Wed Oct 03, 2007 12:54 am
By Jingle By Jove Bicentennial 3 Wed Oct 03, 2007 12:38 am
If anyone ever calls you a "Fag" in Canada or the 6 Wed Oct 03, 2007 12:07 am
Princeton visited 7 Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:44 pm
Monty Python's Argument Clinic 9 Tue Oct 02, 2007 7:39 pm
suspect 7 Tue Oct 02, 2007 7:23 pm
Playing with Blocks Improves Language Development in Toddler 0 Tue Oct 02, 2007 6:14 pm
what does this sentence mean? 4 Tue Oct 02, 2007 4:04 am
J.D. after a name? 1 Tue Oct 02, 2007 3:08 am
munster 5 Mon Oct 01, 2007 1:39 pm
the name Cassandra- is it an original English name? 10 Mon Oct 01, 2007 7:52 am
"fag" and "faggot" 12 Mon Oct 01, 2007 4:25 am
the typical Canadian accent 4 Sun Sep 30, 2007 11:40 pm
Chicago vs San Francisco??? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 44 Sun Sep 30, 2007 11:22 pm
Correct me if I am wrong!! 9 Sun Sep 30, 2007 11:15 pm
About the body language. 4 Sun Sep 30, 2007 10:25 pm
Use of "buddy" 9 Sun Sep 30, 2007 7:53 pm
What would be English's influence without USA? (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Sun Sep 30, 2007 7:49 pm
PRICELESS 4 Sun Sep 30, 2007 7:18 pm
Rights: whose English is it anyway? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 34 Sun Sep 30, 2007 7:37 am
feel yourself intelligent 7 Sun Sep 30, 2007 3:45 am
Do you know what "Mind Mapping" is? 0 Sun Sep 30, 2007 3:28 am
Can you complete this sentence? 2 Sun Sep 30, 2007 2:02 am
19th century vs. 1800s 3 Sun Sep 30, 2007 1:28 am
Differences between American English and british English (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ) 142 Sat Sep 29, 2007 10:00 pm
Just how popular is English in your respective country? (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Sat Sep 29, 2007 12:56 am
Iv been here for long, so tell me... (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Sat Sep 29, 2007 12:20 am
Reparation of English (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Fri Sep 28, 2007 5:50 pm
Does the use of "killed fiance" sound "right& 2 Fri Sep 28, 2007 6:22 am
wat does rubber mean in you area 7 Fri Sep 28, 2007 4:15 am
Equity and equality? 3 Fri Sep 28, 2007 2:15 am
British accent (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ) 143 Fri Sep 28, 2007 12:20 am
Violence pronunciation 8 Fri Sep 28, 2007 12:19 am
Moves with Irish accents 7 Thu Sep 27, 2007 5:59 pm
you're welcome 13 Thu Sep 27, 2007 2:48 pm
Seventies, eighties and nineties for "1970s", &quo 12 Thu Sep 27, 2007 2:30 pm
Michigan Accent (pages: 1 2 ) 28 Thu Sep 27, 2007 2:03 pm
"drink" 7 Thu Sep 27, 2007 1:09 pm
Jokes 0 Thu Sep 27, 2007 11:41 am
at/by night? 4 Thu Sep 27, 2007 3:17 am
Can I be a lawyer in the States even if I have an accent? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ) 95 Thu Sep 27, 2007 2:42 am
I am anxious to know how to read this figure? Who can help. 8 Thu Sep 27, 2007 2:28 am
What is your nationality? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 37 Thu Sep 27, 2007 1:44 am
Free examples of IELTS letters and essays 3 Wed Sep 26, 2007 1:10 pm
Ban the apostrophe? 6 Wed Sep 26, 2007 1:25 am
of 7 Tue Sep 25, 2007 6:02 pm
What do "thang" and "thug" mean? 6 Tue Sep 25, 2007 7:06 am
4 more blocks or 4 blocks more? 3 Tue Sep 25, 2007 5:43 am
how u answer this question? 12 Tue Sep 25, 2007 3:26 am
Fossilization = Bad Habits 6 Mon Sep 24, 2007 10:25 pm
the accent of Mutya Buena 2 Mon Sep 24, 2007 8:51 pm
Spoken English to Non English Medium Students (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 48 Mon Sep 24, 2007 8:00 pm
What Explains Toddlers' Linguistic Leaps 1 Mon Sep 24, 2007 7:00 pm
When will I receive the English Pronounciation software? 0 Mon Sep 24, 2007 4:58 pm
Fashion of handbags, wallets, apparel, strap 0 Mon Sep 24, 2007 4:24 pm
dreamt vs dreamed (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Mon Sep 24, 2007 4:02 pm
Goodbye to "Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells"? 1 Mon Sep 24, 2007 3:57 pm
How do you call a promiscuous woman? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Mon Sep 24, 2007 10:44 am
good-mannered?? 7 Mon Sep 24, 2007 5:02 am
Do you have a specific name for this lil thing? 5 Mon Sep 24, 2007 2:49 am
Mobile phone vs Cell phone (pages: 1 2 3 ) 34 Mon Sep 24, 2007 1:46 am
If you were born in England but grew up in America? 14 Sun Sep 23, 2007 10:44 pm
"class of 08", "class of 09" 12 Sun Sep 23, 2007 10:37 pm
Formal or informal pronounciation (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Sun Sep 23, 2007 9:32 pm
How do you address your mother? (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Sun Sep 23, 2007 9:05 pm
Fun site 2 Sun Sep 23, 2007 8:12 pm
Have you used music to help learn a language? 5 Sun Sep 23, 2007 2:10 pm
James Joyce 3 Sun Sep 23, 2007 10:06 am
"straight" 9 Sun Sep 23, 2007 9:36 am
What's a muffin top? 1 Sun Sep 23, 2007 7:25 am
bonjour Antimoon ! (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Sun Sep 23, 2007 3:46 am
What is the Difference? 7 Sun Sep 23, 2007 3:24 am
thick accent 9 Sun Sep 23, 2007 2:56 am
Americans with French (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Sun Sep 23, 2007 2:19 am
So... 8 Sun Sep 23, 2007 2:14 am
Birds and the bees 4 Sat Sep 22, 2007 3:47 pm
Hot or Hat? 8 Fri Sep 21, 2007 8:07 pm
what's the difference between sheriff and police? 6 Fri Sep 21, 2007 6:26 pm
evolutionist (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Fri Sep 21, 2007 5:48 pm
When has English become dominant in Ireland? 1 Fri Sep 21, 2007 5:42 pm
misuse (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Fri Sep 21, 2007 1:40 pm
What does "City slickers" here mean? 2 Fri Sep 21, 2007 8:47 am
How long vs How much time 6 Thu Sep 20, 2007 4:42 am
another way to say "thank god" (pages: 1 2 ) 29 Thu Sep 20, 2007 2:31 am
2007 pronunciation 13 Thu Sep 20, 2007 2:13 am
The Grand Pre-Outputlian Input Hypothesis (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 45 Thu Sep 20, 2007 12:16 am
International Talk Like a Pirate Day! 4 Wed Sep 19, 2007 10:15 pm
what does this "juice" mean? 6 Wed Sep 19, 2007 12:50 am
Why you should learn English 0 Tue Sep 18, 2007 4:01 am
a question to the new moderator (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Tue Sep 18, 2007 2:01 am
what is "Electcuted"? 11 Tue Sep 18, 2007 12:56 am
"How are you?" (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Mon Sep 17, 2007 11:02 pm
my good 11 Mon Sep 17, 2007 9:07 pm
modal questions 4 Mon Sep 17, 2007 4:42 pm
But what bugs me is... 9 Mon Sep 17, 2007 12:58 pm
Meaning of "tart" in slang. 12 Sun Sep 16, 2007 11:44 pm
"sea bus" 4 Sun Sep 16, 2007 10:14 pm
may or might 8 Sun Sep 16, 2007 3:40 pm
"She's a grammar whore" 8 Sun Sep 16, 2007 6:56 am
Female American Accent? 7 Sun Sep 16, 2007 4:52 am
essence vs quintessence 4 Sun Sep 16, 2007 4:06 am
plutoed 2 Sun Sep 16, 2007 1:47 am
mispronunciation of 'ch' 6 Sun Sep 16, 2007 1:41 am
slice and piece 7 Sat Sep 15, 2007 11:45 pm
marriage 3 Sat Sep 15, 2007 10:01 pm
Perfect Accent 7 Sat Sep 15, 2007 9:48 pm
what of 4 Sat Sep 15, 2007 8:19 pm
Resistance to change (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Sat Sep 15, 2007 5:49 pm
What does "twat" really mean? 4 Sat Sep 15, 2007 7:52 am
voice pitch 8 Fri Sep 14, 2007 8:08 am
Whom... (pages: 1 2 3 ) 31 Thu Sep 13, 2007 4:24 pm
Preventing access to spoken forms 0 Thu Sep 13, 2007 8:20 am
restroom (pages: 1 2 3 ) 37 Thu Sep 13, 2007 3:19 am
How to Learn British or American Accent 6 Thu Sep 13, 2007 2:53 am
Grammar and Everyday Speaking 12 Thu Sep 13, 2007 1:02 am
Is this OK? 13 Wed Sep 12, 2007 10:36 pm
"fast invoice" 1 Wed Sep 12, 2007 10:18 pm
Gung ho 8 Wed Sep 12, 2007 10:13 pm
"er" sound before vowels 10 Wed Sep 12, 2007 6:02 pm
Can the articles be omitted in the brieves? 6 Wed Sep 12, 2007 3:51 pm
Indian English = Standard English? (pages: 1 2 ) 29 Wed Sep 12, 2007 3:34 pm
the files attached 10 Wed Sep 12, 2007 1:11 am
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