In my past posts about my love for words, and spelling, I have shared to you how I grew up as someone who’s engrossed or enamored with academics, how I would sometimes neglect that part of me in exchange for fun, how food plays a part in spelling, or how I’m just a nerd. Competing for three years in Academic Quiz Bees, and coaching the new breed of quizzers, there are words that never fail to come up during these competitions.
Everyone loves food. Everybody loves to eat. Don’t deny it, you love to eat, and if there’s a way for you to stop gaining weight as you eat your favorites, you be indulging in every cravings you have.
During my elementary days, I remember clearly how I would be trained by my teachers to compete for these scholastic events such as quiz bees, and spelling contests. I remember also how lazy I was back then, and how I would find a way to not be part of the competing team. This story is about how I tried to escape the spelling practices because they are in conflict with my after – school activities.
Continuing my previous post regarding my fondness with words, and spelling them, I am sharing to you another list of words that is part of the word bank I consolidated for my Academic Team.
This list I am sharing to you consists of words that originated from different countries around the globe. These words give us a glimpse of the cultures they come from, and I hope they will expand your vocabulary, too.
Ever since high school, I’m just fascinated with words. Not just words but spelling them, too, and correctly. So when I became a part of the Academic Team of our department during my college days, I was so happy that spelling is one of the categories of the Quiz Bee we join annually as part of the foundation week celebration of my Alma Mater.
So today, I will share to you 10 French words and phrases you can add to your vocabulary. Who knows? Maybe this list will come in handy in the future.
I have heard people uttering that change is the only permanent thing in this world. According to Arthur Schopenhauer, “Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.” Change, a six-letter word that is contextually rich. It can be a change in one’s life, in one’s clothes, or in one’s own perspective. It can also be about a transition or conversion. Alteration is also change. It can happen anytime and anywhere. It is somewhat a surprise for some and expected for others. Socially, people tend to change. Traditions, values and customs often correspond to the present trends and to what are contemporary. Our customary suffered a lot from change. Many of our traditions were changed to cope up with the advent of acculturation and enculturation of our conquerors.
Back in college, we were tasked to describe the community we live in in our Psychology course. Of course, we have to delve deeper than what we already know. So here’s my work back then. It’s a little pretentious but it’s okay nonetheless.