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This week we answer a question from Leandro in Brazil. He writes: Question: "I would like to know what's the difference between the words certificated and certified." --Leandro, Brazil Answer: Dear Leandro, Let's start with the second one, “certified.” As a past tense verb, it means to have said officially that something is true or correct. For example, let's say a couple in the United States got married legally. Officials had to confirm when, where and with whom the wedding took place. In other words, the government certified the marriage. “Certified” can also be an adjective. It means someone is officially qualified to [...]
Vendredi 16 août 2019, Continue reading at the source
We present the last of three parts of the short story "Benito Cereno." It was written by Herman Melville. As we told you in earlier parts of our story, rebel slaves seized the ship San Dominick off the coast of Chile. They killed many of its officers and crew. The captain, Benito Cereno, was ordered to sail to Senegal. But first, he was forced to take the ship to the lonely island of Santa Maria, near the southern end of Chile. There, it could safely get water and supplies for the long, dangerous voyage to Africa. At the island, the rebels [...]
Vendredi 16 août 2019, Continue reading at the source
Vendredi 16 août 2019, Continue reading at the source