If "to be used to (doing)" and "used to (do)" are 2 constructions which are not quite clear and pose difficulties, this blog is for you. Read and learn!
Practice makes perfect.
Whoever learns a language knows how tricky prepositions can be. They are those details which sometimes make things complicated. Take "in time" and "on time" for example. The phrases look similar, they are both related to time, but they mean different things...
Here are 20 ways to make your speech and writing more formal.
If you are a teacher, try using the songs below in your classes. And if you are a parent, sing the songs with your child. We've prepared activity sheets and explained what each song is especially good for. So, get ready for a purposeful and enjoyable activity!
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.
Learn to punctuate with this practical and easy-to-understand guide. Clear explanations and simple examples will take your writing to the next level!
All you need to know about relative pronouns, relative clauses, their kinds and functions is here, in one concise post.
This highly unusual song will teach you useful grammar and vocabulary. It will also give you food for thought. That's for sure...
If you are one of those people who think their first language is so much richer than the target language, English, this post is for you. No, it's not written to claim that English is "richer" or any better than whatever your mother tongue is. In fact, it wouldn't be correct to compare languages because all of them are fabulously rich and wonderful in their own way. So, it would be like comparing strawberry varieties - they all are different, but they all are strawberries, sweet, juicy and delicious...