The English Corner 09 Jully 2018

Posted Date : 09-Jul-2018

General Medical Experts
There are different types of doctors who treat various medical conditions according to their specialization.
Cardiac Electrophysiologist ~ Monitors and treats electrical activity of the heart and abnormal heart rhythm.

Nuclear Cardiologist ~ Implements techniques related to nuclear medicine for diagnosing and treating various cardiac diseases.

Collective Name  Animal
 sowse    of    lions
troop    of    lions
lounge    of    lizards
 herd    of    llamas
plague    of    locusts

A Guide to Inventions and Discoveries
Conservation of electric charge: (the total electric charge of the universe or any closed system is constant) Benjamin Franklin, U.S., 1751-1754.
Contagion theory: (infectious diseases caused by living agent transmitted from pe son to person) Girolamo Fracastoro, Italy, 1546.
Cells: (word used to describe microscopic examination of cork) Robert Hooke, England, 1665; (theory: cells are common structural and functional unit of all living organisms) Theodor Schwann, Matthias Schleiden, 1838-1839.

proverb - is a saying that makes a truth or piece of wisdom easier to remember e.g. a stitch in time saves nine 
pot calls the kettle black
someone criticizes somebody for a fault that they have themselves My friend always crit cizes me for being late but that is like the pot calling the kettle black. He himself is the one who is usually late. 
spare the rod and spoil the child
sometimes you must physically punish a child in order to teach him or her to behave properly The parents supported some physical punis ment for their children and believed that if you spare the rod you will spoil the child. 

these things are sent to try us
some difficulties appear in order to test our courage or patience The woman had very strong religious beliefs and although she faced many difficulties, she believed that those things were sent to try her and she continued on. 

(Uncontrolled obsession is called mania)
neopharmamania    new drugs
neomania    anything new
nephomania    clouds
noctimania    the night (Better nyctomania)
nomatomania    names

Buzz Words
Recently-coined new words in English,  terms and expressions with their meaning. 
Haycation :  A holiday or vacation spent on a farm.
Hacktivist : A person who manipulates information on the internet in order to transmit a message, usually political.

Tongue Twister
Film Franny Flying Forward To France
(Repeat it loudly a few times to check   if you could say it fast, without a slip)

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