Monthly Archives: August 2016

World’s largest protected area created off Hawaii | Lingohack – BBC Learning English (Aug 31, 2016)

Learning English The US President, Barack Obama, has announced plans to dramatically expand a marine reserve off the coast of Hawaii. The world heritage listed site, which encompasses the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, is home to many rare and endangered sea … Continue reading

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Abbreviations of the Day – Aug 31, 2016

Here is a list of “Abbreviations of the Day-Aug 31, 2016”. Note: Abbreviation* – It may be an abbreviation / acronym / contraction / initialism as per the listed word /phrase’s definition.

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From TEOTWAWKI to hoyay: words on the radar – OxfordWords blog (Aug 31, 2016)

From TEOTWAWKI to hoyay: words on the radar | OxfordWords blog Which words are our lexicographers looking carefully at right now? Well, all and any of them, of course – but there are some interesting words which are hovering on … Continue reading

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One thousand, one hundred and ninety three: how to say numbers (1) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Aug 31, 2016)

One thousand, one hundred and ninety three: how to say numbers (1) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Aug 31, 2016) In a recent lesson, I discovered that many of my students did not know how to read numbers aloud, … Continue reading

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The ill health of the nation – The Hindu (Aug 31, 2016)

The ill health of the nation – The Hindu (Aug 31, 2016) The National Health Accounts data for 2013-14 present fresh evidence that India continues to have a non-serious approach to the provision of universal health coverage to all its … Continue reading

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