Books You Should Read Before Taking CELTA (2020)

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CELTA or Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (formerly Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) is an English training certificate for teaching English to non-native speakers of the English language. It is provided by the University of Cambridge English Language Assessment through select teaching qualification centers around the world.

Grammar Books on British English (2020)

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The English language is the international lingua franca of this century. It is a West Germanic language that is originally from England and spread throughout the world through the British Empire. After the disintegration of the British Empire, English has remained either as an official language or non-official language that is widely used in government, business, science, and technology in the countries that were part of the empire.

Grammar Books on American English (2020)

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English is a West Germanic language that serves as the global lingua franca in the 21st century. It is originally from England and spread throughout the world by the British Empire. When the British Empire broke up, many countries in its former dominion retained English either as a first language or a second language of governance and business.

Dictionaries for Learners of British English (2020)

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English is a West Germanic language that serves as the global lingua franca in the 21st century. It is originally from England and spread throughout the world by the British Empire. When the British Empire broke up, many countries in its former dominion retained English either as a first language or a second language of governance and business. The term “British English” is often used to distinguish the English spoken in England and the wider United Kingdom from the other “Englishes” in other countries, such as “American English”, “Canadian English”, etc.

Dictionaries for Learners of American English (2019)

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English is a West Germanic language that serves as the global lingua franca, at least in today’s world. It originally came from England and spread throughout the countries that were part of the British Empire. American English is the variant of the English language that is spoken in the United States of America. Because America is this century’s global military, cultural, and entertainment superpower, its variant of the language is the most influential and most widely-understood worldwide.

Dictionaries for Arabic Language Learners (2019)

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Arabic is the lingua franca of the Arab world. It is one of the six official languages of the United Nations and the religious language of 1.8 billion Muslims worldwide. It is a Semitic language that is written with an alphabet that is read from right to left. It is the fifth most spoken language in the world.

TV Series that Started the ‘Korean Wave’ (Top 10)

Jewel in the Palace (2003) - Lead Cast

There is no doubt that South Korea is one of Asia’s top exporter of music, movies, and television series nowadays. But when did this start and what really launched the so-called Korean Wave, also known as “Hallyu”, or the global popularity of South Korean culture and entertainment to its present status? The year 1999 is often cited as the year that the Korean Wave started to land on foreign soil, the year when several Korean dramas aired in China. But there are several researches that point to years earlier than that.

“Endless Love”: 4 South Korean Dramas You Shouldn’t Miss Watching

Winter Sonata (2002) - Lead Cast

Endless Love is among the works of Yoon Seok-ho, a South Korean television drama director. It is a set of four television drama series that are named after the four seasons. It includes Autumn in My Heart (2000), Winter Sonata (2002), Summer Scent (2003), and Spring Waltz (2006). The series contributed to the surge of the Korean Wave or the global popularity of South Korean culture and entertainment. Yoon won the Baeksang Arts Awards for Best Director (TV) in 2002 for Winter Sonata.

Top South Korean Historical TV Series (2003-2017)

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There is no doubt that South Korea is the top entertainment powerhouse in Asia nowadays. From music to films to television series, there is no stopping the East Asian country from conquering parts of the world. We have put together a list of the ten best historical TV series from South Korea from 2003 to 2017 which we are sure even people not into Korean entertainment will love watching.