There are many terms we use when talking about people in romantic relationships. Spouse, partner, significant other, husband, wife, better half, lover, girlfriend, boyfriend, couple, and common-law are just some examples of relationship terms.
Now “sports” is a pretty broad genre of game, which probably couldn’t even be covered in an entire series, but today we’re going to do our best to look at the origins of sports as they trace their histories back the Olympics (and even a little earlier), and look at how the rise of national pride and gaming communities has led us to the cultural behemoth of the FIFA World Cup. It’s a lot to cover, but we’re going to do our best to answer the big question for you non-sports-loving-gamers out there along the way: why do we love sports anyway?
Names are more than just words. Certain letters and phonetic sounds seem to carry a visual and conceptual weight to them. In a future where more interactions take place across social networking sites, names could become incredibly important. So as we learn more about the scientific effects of names, maybe we need a better science of naming.
Wanna become a US President? Well, there’s a big difference between running for President and actually winning the election. So how much money will you need to have a decent shot at being Commander-in-Chief?
As we anticipate a new season of Game of Thrones, a computer program tries to suss out who will be next to die.
Everybody’s got a zombie survival plan, but will you actually need it? This video explains 5 reasons that zombies don’t make any scientific sense.
In this lesson, you will learn some of the most common expressions about sleep, such as ‘toss and turn’, ‘hit the sack’, ‘get some shuteye’, ‘sleep in’, and many more. You will learn how to talk about sleeping well and sleeping poorly.
Interested in college or university? In this fun lesson, you’ll learn common expressions to talk about studying in university. You’ll learn vocabulary by hearing a story about a student’s real-life experience in university. Even if you’re not going to university, you’ll often hear these English expressions in movies and on television. These terms are also really important to learn if you’re going to be taking the IELTS or TOEFL. Don’t miss out on this conversational lesson, so that you can talk about university life just like a native English speaker!
Brain science continues to amaze: now we know that it really pays to think in more than one language! Watch this video to learn more: