Snap Language

Getting Smarter through Language

Articles

From time to time, we will publish articles here geared toward language learning, language instructions, linguistics, and other language-related topics.

Please support Snap Language by white-listing this site.

You are back at the top of the list of articles.

About this page:

The articles appear below in descending chronological order.

Click card to go to the article.

Card image cap

Reading Purposefully

Learn techniques for reading purposefully, which helps you improve your reading comprehension and retention. The article includes tips for reading purposefully as a study skill.

Card image cap

How to be an Effective Online Learner

  During the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, many students were thrown into virtual learning whether they were good candidates for it or not. This article discusses simple steps for students to be more effective in virtual learning.

Card image cap

Five Reasons English is Supposedly Weird

 From a linguist’s perspective, English is no more or less weird than other languages. Non-linguists erroneously believe English is somehow unique due to improperly analyzing inconsistencies and irregularities in the language.

Card image cap

Contronyms in English

 Antonyms express opposite concepts such as hot and cold or stay and go. Did you know that English has words that are antonyms of themselves? How do we resolve the ambiguity? What are the implications for vocabulary learning?

You have reached the end of the list of articles.

Thank you for using Snap Language

Members and supporters make it possible for us to create articles, videos, and instructional material.

Learn how you can support us.