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There are a multitude of commercial textbooks, guidebooks and all manner of language discovering research study helps when studying English as a foreign or 2nd language. The same holds true for most other major stream, significant languages like French, German, Italian, Arabic, Russian, Japanese, Korean, and Portuguese amongst ratings of others. This is all well and good. However with roughly 6912 \* languages spoken and utilized worldwide, it's still a challenging task to come up with "genuine" language texts. This can be particularly true in any of the "lower" tongues of the world which may be spoken in tightly-knit, compact regions or amongst a specialized peoples or other ethnic facet.

The Holy Bible

The Holy Bible, in its totality or in part is readily available in more than 376 languages world wide in 236 nations and lands. Being so extensively available, it can be easily accessed by the huge bulk of English or foreign language learners throughout the world.

Multiple Translations Available

In significant languages such as English, Spanish, German and Arabic, which have undergone comprehensive evolution and linguistic changes during the last century or two, several translations of the Holy Bible are offered. Consider English as one distinct example. There is the King James Variation of the Holy Bible released in 1611, throughout Shakespeare's era, but which is still popular and well-used even today. This is despite the fact that it utilizes the use of Elizabethan or Shakespearean English throughout. Let's examine an example from the King James Version at Revelation 1: 8 which reads,. (

"I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.".

Many extra bible versions exist in the English language: the Duoay - Rheims variation, American Requirement edition, the Modified Standard edition, and nearly 100 others.

Modern-day English Language Bible Versions.

Then we can contrast this with numerous added bible translations making use of Englishes from the early 1800s approximately our present day. Translations such as the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures, regularly used by Jehovah's Witnesses, is an example of a bible version which uses modern-day English language vocabulary and expressions to precisely share the works which convey details and human historical events dating back almost 6000 years. Compare this very same scripture again, Revelation 1:8 as quoted from the New World Translation,.

"I am the Al ´ pha and the Oome ´ ga," says Jehovah God, "the One who is and who was and who is coming, the Almighty.".

Authentic Language Lexis and Expressions.

Whether the Holy Bible variation utilized is ancient or more modern, still authentic English language vocabulary and expressions are utilized making it a prime English language finding out text. The Holy Bible's format consists of a broad variety of grammatical contexts, consisting of, direct quotations, direct and indirect questions, simple, material and intricate sentences, phrasal verbs, both regular and irregular verbs and a substantial array of vocabulary. There's action, adventure, suspense, drama, romance, intrigue and ever horror. Essentially every place of human feeling and experience are stood for in the pages of the Holy Bible, a truly unique book no matter which language you could read or study it in.

From Genesis to Revelation.

So regardless of a huge selection of English or other foreign language learning texts, the Holy Bible is an impressive resource for learning useful element of numerous languages in a genuine language context. Its sixty-six books, from Genesis to Revelation can not only offer extensive use of language in context however even supply useful support to staying in our present day.
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