When we learn a second language, one of the first things we must get used to is the syntax - that is, the rules that govern the sentence structure - of that language. As we think or speak in our own language, we put the words in a certain order, depending on the thought expressed, and the words we use to express it.
Feb 9, 2011
TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS 3574 Views
Speak to a person contemplating immigration or study overseas and ask them to point out one required step in the entire screening process that they would like to skip. Most of them are bound to answer that they would prefer to escape the IELTS test, if possible.
Playwright William Shakespeare conquered the English language in every way - except his own name. In fact, he spelled his name in nearly every conceivable way, using nearly many combinations of word patters. "Shaykespere," "Skspre," and Sheykspere are only a few examples. Imagine the possibilities of all the word patterns we use every day, which vary so widely from the word to meaning.