Tiny Little Crosswords is a new free app for iPhones and iPads. Each puzzle is small – only a few words – so you can finish a puzzle quickly. Some are easy, and some are more difficult. Here are a few examples:
(BLUE, RED); (TWO, SIXTY, ZERO); (MAY, APRIL, JULY)
Phrasal verbs are very common in English. They can be confusing because their meaning is often quite different from the meaning of the main verb.
For example, When you look at something, you see it. When you look up something, you try to find information about it.
The English word leopard has the same language origin as the Spanish and Portuguese leopardo, and the French léopard. There are many other words like this that are very similar in English and other languages. They are called “cognates”. One good way to quickly increase your English vocabulary is to study a list of these similar words.
For Spanish, there are words like adorar (adore), mágico (magical), teatro (theater) and many more
For Portuguese, there are words like apropriado (appropriate), importância (importance), familiar (familiar), and many more
There are lists of cognates available for many other languages too – including Russian and Arabic
For more lists of cognates with English and many other languages, you can use Google. For example, in Google: English French cognates
You can try entering the same search words in YouTube to watch video lessons about these