Tag «grammar»

The Arabic Language: Its Amazing History and Features

Back in 2013 I produced one of the strangest videos on YouTube: a video about Arabic in Japanese with English subtitles and me teaching an arabic lesson to Japanese viewers at the end. Lots of people were bewildered. Today, I’m going to try again. Hello everyone, welcome to the Lang Focus channel and my name …

Writing Letters: formal & informal English

Writing Letters: formal & informal English

Hello, my name is Emma, and in today’s lesson we are going to learn about writing. What kind of writing? Writing letters. Okay? So this is important for people who work in business. It’s also important for people who like to write letters to their friends maybe or to their grandparents in English. Also, it …

The world’s most mysterious book – Stephen Bax

The world’s most mysterious book – Stephen Bax

Deep inside Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library lies the only copy of a 240-page tome. Recently carbon dated to around 1420, its vellum pages features looping handwriting and hand-drawn images seemingly stolen from a dream. Real and imaginary plants, floating castles, bathing women, astrology diagrams, zodiac rings, and suns and moons with …