Part II of a post on English number prefixes. Along with more examples of common words that begin with number prefixes, this post also examines the Korean counting system and teaches you how to read a 36-digit number.
Learning a few prefixes can help you improve your understanding and your vocabulary. There are several number prefixes in English. Learning them will help you understand common words in new ways and how to identify large numbers in English.
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Foreign language learners wonder when they'll be able to read and listen to that language and understand everything. But even native speakers don't comprehend everything they read or hear. What percent of words do we need to understand in order to comprehend a written or oral passage?
Part II—A practical examination of why you should spend your time learning different meanings of words you already know, rather than trying to improve your comprehension by learning more words.
Learning more words is rarely the solution to comprehension troubles. How well do you know the 2,000 most frequently used words? Even if you have no interest in language learning, this post clearly demonstrates how challenging English can be—even when only using simple words.
Writing your name in English is one of the first things language learners are taught. But watching the Olympics reminded me that writing Korean names in English isn't straightforward.
Many language learners mistakenly believe that learning more and more words is the solution to their comprehension woes. This is rarely the case. Learning new meanings for words you already know will likely yield far greater benefits.
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Clarification about similar verb tenses and suggestions on which verb tenses English language learners should focus on.