Caitlin Ahern

English communication in Graz, Austria

More Fun with Homonyms

I am always in awe of how well some non-native English speakers have mastered my language, especially the pronunciation. For every pronunciation “rule” there seem to be dozens of exceptions. … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Does the U.S. Have Dialects?

The article, “22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other” has gone viral, because who doesn’t like a good map collection? Ok. Fine. Americans love … Continue reading

June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Homonyms, Homographs and Homophones

Oh 30 Rock, the great teacher of grammar. (Learn the difference between “good” and “well” here.) But did they mess up this time? Homophones (words that sound the same, but … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · 4 Comments