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Newsletter About the English Language
Issue No. 5 – Aug. 30, 2006
ASK KATHY!

This week's question comes from Yuko: I got an invitation to a party and at the bottom it said "R.S.V.P. by August 26". I guessed that I had to respond by that date, but what does R.S.V.P. mean exactly? To read Kathy's answer, log in!

CULTURE NOTES
While we're on the subject of invitations, let me answer some questions that my students have asked me in the past about weddings and invitations. To learn more, log in!

CULTURE NOTES – 3 POINTS

Now let's take a closer look at a few points from this month's CULTURE NOTES. 1) "tell what + SV" 2) "it depends on" 3) "afford +N" or "afford to do". To learn more, log in!

CULTURE NOTES – AUDIO

In this week's audio feature I'll be reading the questions and answers from this week's CULTURE NOTES. To learn more and listen to the lesson, log in!