EnglishKnight1

Joined: July 8, 2012

Number of comments posted: 30

Number of votes received: 2

EnglishKnight has been brought up in China and triligual, natheless, he is always burning with great passion of advancing his English to be Shakespearean.

Recent Comments

Re: -ic vs -ical  •  November 13, 2012, 11:01pm  •  0 vote

In terms of "electric engineer" and "electrical engineer", I would love to give my thought too, I have more than once seen native speakers interchangeably. using a "historical character" and "histori

Re: changed history  •  November 13, 2012, 10:55pm  •  0 vote

To MedEd, The owner of the thread was mentioning " to change history"..and by so, he would need to travel back in time to "change" history. So, you may need to go back and "change history"? Jus

Re: Use of “their” as a genderless singular?  •  July 25, 2012, 5:20am  •  0 vote

To Goofy, You have previously mentioned the starting period of teaching English grammar,any proofs? so who had amended it?

Re: changed history  •  July 25, 2012, 4:32am  •  0 vote

When we can say about a current movie classic, an immediate joke classic,the discipline more about ancient Greek beings and roman beings at university is titled Classics, Jane Austen has been my gi

Re: changed history  •  July 24, 2012, 10:17pm  •  0 vote

To Percy, Can I ask you a question? So what is the exact difference between classical and classic? Thanks.

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 24, 2012, 10:06pm  •  0 vote

This thread is a bit hot, sadly, there is no woman joining.

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 24, 2012, 10:03pm  •  0 vote

But anyways, in order to possibly roll with Robert Browning's prose, as two balls, I would say, if a man interprets beauty in an overly literal way, he may become like a fundamentalist Christian compr

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 24, 2012, 9:41pm  •  1 vote

I personally think Jeremy is a heavily scientific person.

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 24, 2012, 9:36pm  •  1 vote

Wood, I thought you had been scared by the question sir..:). No, nothing there, but if you want to keep your privacy, it is perfectly fine. When I started learning English in highschool in China, I wa

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 21, 2012, 10:16pm  •  0 vote

Very interesting, so do you have any email address we can keep discussing on these topics? Thanks.

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 21, 2012, 3:38am  •  0 vote

What you have mentioned about German and French are interesting. I need to look up more.

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 21, 2012, 3:36am  •  0 vote

The problems with English learning for Chinese people are the boring and inaccurate curriculums and their shyness to speak, a cultural thing and a system obstacle.

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 21, 2012, 3:31am  •  0 vote

Wood, the comparison between Chinese and English is well thought, and some aspects are new to me too. I have a question, with math, how much have we revealed the Universe? I used to think math is

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 21, 2012, 1:13am  •  0 vote

And I think women especially White women is a heavenly gift to us.

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 21, 2012, 1:07am  •  0 vote

Well, sir, you have been talking to the right person, I do have biochemistry background, and I am so happy with being XY.

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 21, 2012, 1:00am  •  0 vote

* can demonstrate

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 21, 2012, 12:11am  •  0 vote

Most Chinese people can not speak English well, I don't know why. I guess it is because of the boring teaching in China or for overseas Chinese, they are not outreaching. I think they should face the

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 21, 2012, 12:08am  •  0 vote

But see? the language of English is really so beautiful, especially with grammar, I still remember challenging my English teachers at class when in highschool in China, and by living in Australia for

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 20, 2012, 9:00pm  •  0 vote

*Nietzsche

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 20, 2012, 8:58pm  •  0 vote

But it could be dangerous to assume I don't really know Bertrand Russell, I even know he was a great philosopher who criticised Nietsche so fervently. And I love the way he mentioned love while Nietsc

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 20, 2012, 8:49pm  •  0 vote

Wood, it was a typo indeed, I am regretful for it, because one of my fingers was injured at work, so I easily made a mistake. Nevertheless, nowadays,you could even locate grammatical mistakes in an in

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 20, 2012, 3:41am  •  0 vote

But fighting for great precision of words is such a meaning thing.

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 20, 2012, 3:39am  •  0 vote

Indeed Ms Wood, only an greatly intellectual woman can produce such a quality in wording.

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 18, 2012, 5:20pm  •  0 vote

Wood, when you speak to a man " Hey, babe, what's the latest?", the expression would be ambiguity, nathless, if you are a girl, judging on your eagerness to exactitude of words, you should be a girl..

Re: Are these questions in idiomatic English?  •  July 18, 2012, 6:47am  •  0 vote

@ CeiSerith, but then why Psychology has been translated in such a kind? "Psychology studies" tells us what psychology (or psychologists) does;

Re: Latest vs. Newest  •  July 18, 2012, 4:02am  •  0 vote

Sure, Wood, I think I understand what you are trying to convey. But in greetings, people still love to say " What is the latest?", isn't it good enough to just express the meaning of recent?

Re: “get in contact”  •  July 14, 2012, 1:59am  •  0 vote

* While "contact" and "maintain"

Re: “get in contact”  •  July 14, 2012, 1:47am  •  0 vote

Could it be " get in touch" less formal than " keep in touch", while "contact" or "maintain" are deemed more written and elegant English?