Fruit Vocabulary

The blog post features the fruit vocabulary for English learners. There are some commons words as well as the tropical fruit words. The British pronunciation is given according to Cambridge University online dictionary. 

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Sonnet 66 by William Shakespeare

 William Shakespeare (1564-1616) is considered one of the primary artists in the world. His famous plays, such as Hamlet, Macbeth, King Lear, Othello and others, are still among the most favourite and essential texts for readers. However, Shakespeare is also known as a brilliant poet due to his sonnets. Sonnet 66 is one of the most known poetic works, which still retains its charm and actuality due to its ethical-philosophical and only form.

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Learn English with Pre-Intermediate Texts

Lemonade on a Hot Day

It was a hot day. The sun was shining in the sky. The air was sticky. It was a Sunday afternoon. Jane was thirsty. She went to the kitchen to get a drink. She opened her refrigerator. There was nothing to drink inside. Jane grabbed some lemons and a big pitcher. She cut the lemons in two. She filled the large pitcher with water. She squeezed the lemons into the pitcher…

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Goethe’s The Elf-King

For German language learners, it is exciting to read Goethe’s famous poem The Erl-King, also called The Elf-King, written in 1782 and published as Der Erlkönig. The poem is based on the Germanic legend of an evil elf who haunts the Black Forest, luring children to destruction. It was translated into English by Sir Walter Scott and set to music in a famous song by Franz Schubert.

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