To celebrate Valentine's Day, which is a day to celebrate love and relationships, we thought we’d deal with some English vocabulary relating to love and romance!
Read this story of someone’s love life and then try to match…
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“Some” means “a certain number/amount of”. You say it when you don’t want to specify exactly how much, but probably not very much!
I’ve got some money. There’s some water on the floor.
We also use it in questions,…
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Phrasal verbs - aren't they terrible! By now, you have probably realised that there are a lot of phrasal verbs, each one with more than one possible meaning. There are three main characteristics of phrasal verbs:
more than one word - sometimes…
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Many students face a similar problem – they need to get a high score on their IELTS exam. Does this seem familiar to you? Whether it’s for university entry requirements, a job or immigration purposes, having a certain IELTS score is a concern…
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Have you ever been confused about how to use a comma? Has your teacher ever said your sentences are too long? Don’t worry, these are typical problems! The rules of comma use are varied and a bit complicated, but we’ll try to give you…
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Learning Vocabulary is not just a case of knowing the translation of a word in your language. In order to really master your understanding, you should try finding out the following things:
Connotation - this is about what kind of idea or…
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Many students make a lot of progress in terms of their knowledge of grammar and vocabulary, and can get ready good at reading as they practise lots on their own. However, one area that can be hard to improve is pronunciation. Here are some top…
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The short answer is: it depends!
The score you get from doing the IELTS exam is a reflection of your current level. The scores are roughly equivalent to the CEFR scales, and can more or less be matched to the well-known labels: “Elementary”,…
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World Book Day was a great occasion for an activity in school to get everyone involved in writing a story together.
We also wanted to raise awareness of the importance of reading to help language learning. So every class had to come up…
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We've got a long-standing tradition of choosing a phrase of the day in the school. For those who have studied with us, this must ring a bell! Click to see a selection of last week's idioms.
"His name rings a bell but I can't think where we…
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