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10 Great English Expressions about Time

Here are two riddles for you:

What can fly without wings?

What is harmless but can kill you?

 

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10 Ways to Express Want

What do you want? From a sweet snack to a better job to a good night’s sleep, our daily lives are filled with desires big and small. WANT is a perfectly good word, but...

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Phrasal Verbs: You Gotta Love Them!

Why do I mention phrasal verbs all the time? The answer is simple. They’re super verbs. They are informal, can express two or more ideas, and they are used all the time.

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Grammar Hacks Part 1:

5 Simple Tricks and Tips to Improve Your English

 

What comes to mind when you hear the word “grammar”? If you’re like me, you might shiver a bit. Maybe you...

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Learn English Expressions About Numbers

At a certain point in your English journey, you’re going to want to start adding new words and phrases to your English. Why? A large vocabulary helps you...

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Say vs Tell

First things first. What’s the difference between say and tell? They both mean to communicate but we need to use an object after the verb “tell”. Let’s look at a few examples:

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English Words for Movies and Television

Don’t get me wrong, I love my job and I get a ton of joy from spending time with my students day after day, watching them grow, struggle and then grow a whole lot more.

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How to Improve Your English Vocabulary

One of the most important parts of mastering a new language is growing your vocabulary. I don’t mean in a theoretical way where you learn words and then never use them, or...

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Acronyms!

An acronym is like a short form. It’s kind of like an abbreviation except that each letter represents a different word. I’ll give you a common example that you probably already know, which is The UN. The UN is an acronym.

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Word Mash-ups - Understand Real English

Understanding Real English

Native English speakers are constantly mashing words together and that's one of the big reasons listening to English can be so tricky. In this lesson...

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Published on Jun 11, 2017

Mastering the verb GET

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One of the things I don't like about textbooks, even though I use them to teach, is that sometimes the English they teach you isn't really what native speakers use everyday. I'll give you an example:

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Here are 10 great tips to help you with Prepositions

Today we're talking about those finicky little words like: IN, AT, ON, FROM, FOR, called PREPOSITIONS and we're going to be looking at 10 common mistakes that people make with prepositions.

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10 Best Online English Resources To Rock Your Studies

Thinking about what's out there?

We all need help sometimes, and knowing where to find great resources and how they can serve you can save you loads of time. This top ten list is all about some amazing online free resources that are available. Best part? You can use these to bring your English to

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10 Of My Favorite Expressions About Friendship

Want to show your BFF's some love?

To celebrate that special bond between people who have been lucky enough to find each other, here are 10 of my favorite expressions to use when talking about and with your closest friends.

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10 Super Ways To Use Go

Today’s list is awesome because it’s all about growing your vocabulary and sounding more natural by using more common phrases and expressions. To narrow down the scope, I’m going to focus on ten ways to use the word go. Here goes…

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Today, I'm going to give you my ESL top ten favourite suffixes.

I like these because they have specific meanings that give you clues about what the word is all about. With this knowledge, you can decode and more easily understand new words that you come across. Ready?

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ESL TOP TENcatesllooksright10  Prefixes That will Dramatically Improve Your Vocabulary

Prefixes. Ever notice that some words have the same beginning?

Although my mother tongue is English, there are still a ton of words that I don’t know. Many of these English words are technical or related to an unfamiliar topic, like geology, chemistry, or computer engineering. When I come across one of those words, I can often guess the meaning.

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Do You Ever Struggle to Wake Up?

Although I truly love my job as a teacher, there are mornings I struggle to get out of bed.  In those moments, as I’m laying there dreaming of sleeping another hour or two, I remind myself of all the students I’ve come to know, respect and care for...

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Text like your English friends!

 

Whether you’re texting someone, or chatting with someone in a chat room, or playing an online game, here is a collection of the some of the most commonly used English short forms.

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Conversation is Everything

Many students find an English school and get help with grammar and reading skills but do not make the time to focus on speaking and improving fluency

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