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Do you confuse 'do' and 'make'? Let’s simplify it (+Bonus exercises)

do a change? or make a change? do a speech? or make a speech? ESL learners often confuse the two. The general rule of thumb is: we use ‘do’ with activities we do, conduct, execute we use ‘make’ with things we ‘create’ or construct. Ok- that’s fine, but is a ‘confession’ created...

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​STOP TRANSLATING! Why ESL learners should stop translating from their native language (+How to achieve this)

Many English Language learners are fond of translating sentences from their native language in their head before saying them out loud. This is wrong and not a good method of learning a language. Firstly, it makes your speaking process slow and unnatural. Furthermore, it limits you from getting...

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How to Improve your Reading with Books, Even if You Don’t Like Reading! (+5 Recommendations)

But books??! 200 pages! No way! I don’t have the capacity to read so much English! I don’t like books! Books are expensive! I know! But hear me out! Here's how you can improve your reading skills with books, even if you don't like books! 1. Read non fiction books like magazines...

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Video: What is a Past Participle? Why do we need it? How do we use it? (+cheat sheets)

In this post: ▶️ Watch a video Tutorial to learn the basics 🍏 Learn with examples 📲 Download the cheat sheets (Scroll right down to download!) What is a "past participle" and do we really need to bother learning it? The answer is YES! You need it. Because it is used in Perfect Tenses &...

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Are you putting adjectives in the correct order? Simplifying adjectives!

We love expressing ourselves and sometimes one adjective isn't enough! but is your dog a cute little dog or a little cute dog? here's the correct adjective order: 1. a --->> determiner (e.g.: a, an, the, my, your, one, two, three, many, few etc) 2. cute --->> opinion...

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How to Learn English with Podcasts (and 10 Brilliant Podcasts You'll Love!)

Listening to English podcasts is a great way to impact your English language and improve your communication skill. You get to learn different new words and observe how native English speakers use the words in communication. Plus they are entertaining and educational, which makes it one of my...

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Video: Are you mixing up these Tenses: 'I eat healthy' 
and 'I’m eating healthy'?

Let’s quickly learn the difference between Present Simple and Present Continuous & never make this error again! 1. If you usually order a cheese pizza every weekends, you say: “I usually order a cheese pizza on the weekends” Because this is a habit or a routine. And we use the...

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10 Reasons Why English Learners should Slow Down when Speaking

For a non-native English speaker, having a conversation with native speakers can be overwhelming sometimes. But, of course, before you get to that stage, you must have attended basic English learning classes. Therefore, you would have probably learned all that is needed to have a decent...

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Are you using Reflexive Pronouns correctly?

HOW PRONOUNS ARE USED NORMALLY: Samantha is talking to her (Juliet) -->>Samantha is the 'doer of action (subject)' -->>her/ Juliet is the 'receiver of action(object)' i.e. some other person HOW REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS ARE USED: Maria looks at herself in the mirror for...

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Learn 10 French Phrases Commonly Used in English (& Risk Sounding Chic!)

You must've already heard or seen these phrases that have seamlessly crossed over to the English language, making it sound richer, more chic! Yes there's a more sophisticated way of saying 'the best of the best' and an apt way of describing something pleasing that 'cannot be described'! Let's...

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