Tryst with Destiny – Speech by Jawaharlal Nehru

"Tryst with Destiny" was a speech delivered by Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India, to the Indian Constituent Assembly in The Parliament, on the eve of India's Independence, towards midnight on 14 August 1947. It is considered to be one of the greatest speeches of the 20th century and to be a …

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Vakra (वक्र) in Hindustani Classical Music

The term "Sapaat (सपाट)" means something that is straight, flat, smooth, linear, not coiled, not twisted, non-curving, or following a straight line. The term "Vakra (वक्र)" means something that is crooked, zigzag, curved, non-linear, not straight, not smooth, coiled, twisted, or not following a straight line. Vakra is the opposite of Sapaat. Sapaat Chalan: Vakra …

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English word order: Subject-Verb-Object (SVO)

Words form meaningful sentences, only if they are placed in a particular order. Sentences comprise of a Subject and a Predicate (verb, object). Different languages follow different word order to make sentences. Word order English equivalent Proportion of languages Example languages SOV “She him loves.” 45% Sanskrit (and all Indian languages), Ancient Greek, Latin, Japanese, …

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Exercise: SVO word order

Exercise 1: Arrange the words in SVO word order: 1) reads Jenny . newspaper the 2) likes . She movies 3) new Paul . venture a begins 4) gift Rebecca a . buys 5) my I car . drive 6) door Jennifer . the opens 7) English . speaks Victoria 8) my I car . …

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Vocabulary: Make sentences

Make sentences with the following words. If you do not know the meaning of any word, kindly look it up in the Cambridge English Dictionary at this link: aback abaft abandoned abashed abate abbreviate aberrant abhorrent abide abiding abject ablaze able abnormal abnormally aboard aboriginal abort abortive abounding about above abrasive abrupt abscond absent …

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THE ODYSSEY of Homer, translated by Samuel Butler [1900]

The Odyssey of Homer tr. by Samuel Butler [1900] Title Page Book I Book II Book III Book IV Book V Book VI Book VII Book VIII Book IX Book X Book XI Book XII Book XIII Book XIV Book XV Book XVI Book XVII Book XVIII Book XIX Book XX Book XXI Book XXII …

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