Arguing with Myself: Is the “Epic” Movie Really Epic?

Somebody asked why the movie Epic is called Epic since it isn’t that epic at all. Well,epic does not necessarily mean “great” or “beyond the usual” or “extraordinary.”Epic originally means “telling a story about a hero or about exciting events or adventures” as referring to a type of poetry that recounts the adventure of a hero or a war (like the... Continue Reading →

Commonly Confused Words

Leaning vocabulary can be very tricky, especially for words that have related meaning, the same or almost the same pronunciation, or the same roots. Based from my experience from teaching vocabulary as an ESL instructor, it is almost always difficult for a student to remember the differences of related words. They often interchange them (he... Continue Reading →

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