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.

Policy vs. Politics

Do you sometimes confuse "politics" and "policy"? If you do, this article is just right for you. Read on to know the difference as well as common politics and policy collocations and phrases.