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False Friends between English and Spanish
'False friends' are notoriously difficult to spot. Avoid the pitfalls that exist between English and Spanish.
Spanish Internet terms – how to fill gaps in a language
Stationary or stationery?
Colourful language: colours in international idioms
Your vs. you're
Quizzes & Games
Quiz: can you tell apart these confusing words?
There are dozens and dozens of pairs of words in English that are easy to mix up. Test your skills with our confusing words quiz.
Quiz: affect or effect?
Can you tell the difference between these two tricky words? Take this quiz to find out if you’re an ace when it comes to telling ‘affect’ and ‘effect’ apart.
Oxford Global Languages
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"Good words do not last long unless they amount to something."