The official language of Jamaica is English. The English spoken in Jamaica has a distinctive cadence and melody that makes it identifiable. Most Jamaicans also speak Creole, a blend of English and African languages. More » Education

Jamaica's culture is a diverse blend of customs and traditions shaped by the country's long history of colonialism, slavery and displacement. The earliest known natives of the island were the Taino people, who were displ... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

There are six official languages spoken across Caribbean countries, including French, Spanish, English, Dutch, Haitian Creole and Papiamento, and many additional Creole languages, dialects and smaller indigenous language... More »

The best way to learn English often involves a combination of methods, which may include living in an English-speaking country, speaking only in English, studying with a language tutor and listening to English music. Liv... More » Education

Some very common homophones that can confuse English language learners are buy/by, your/you're, there/their/they're and to/too/two. Homophones are very common in English and can cause confusion, especially to those new t... More » Education

The time it takes someone to learn a language fluently can differ depending on the complexity of the language and its similarity to English. Languages such as Spanish or French can take as little as 600 instruction hours... More » Education

Some common words in the English language that begin with the letter "u" include umbrella, utopia, urine, urinary, unfazed, unlock, unzip, upon, up and under. Other words that begin with you include underwear, us, ultra,... More » Education