Words with Tricky Stresses

"Record" and "to record," "export" and "to export," "rebel" and "to rebel"... What do all these pairs have in common? Take "record" and "to record" for example. The words look identical, but they sound different, mostly because the stress falls on the first syllable in the noun "record," and on the second syllable in the verb "to record": /ˈrekɔː(r)d/ and /rɪˈkɔː(r)d/. Read on for more pairs like this.

Love Sayings

Love is an incredible feeling, and countless works or art have been created about it. Naturally, there are a lot of wise sayings about love, and we hope the vocabulary this post is about will inspire you and teach you some English as well. Happy Valentine's Day, everybody!