English in News

Have you tried watching TV news in English or reading magazines like "Foreign Affairs," "Newsweek" or "The Economist"? If you have, you must have noticed the formal English used in the press and TV news programs. Although the formal language may cause difficulty, it's important to learn it. If you get the hang of it, you'll be able not only to watch and read the news but also discuss it. Moreover, formal English is used in various work situations: writing business emails, conducting negotiations and meetings, etc. So, read on to improve your formal English and follow us not to miss more articles like this.

Do & Make: Usage & Collocations

"Do" and "make" are among some of the most commonly used English verbs. The problem with them is that in some languages there is one verb which can mean what "do" and "make" often mean: performing an activity or creating something. That's why it's so important to understand the similarities and differences between the meanings. It's also important to memorize certain collocations which may look slightly or totally illogical...