“So avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don’t use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason, boys – to woo women – and, in that endeavor, laziness will not do.” Here are the 45 wa..
English has fastly become the world’s unifying language, spoken by over 340 million native speakers and a further 267 million who speak English as a second language. It results in an enormous international demand from those who wish to learn English. However, the intricacies of English pronunc..
Do you want to improve your English food vocabulary and you enjoy cooking? Here is the blog post for you. Food and cooking should probably have its own separate translation dictionary. Not only are there so many different types of foods and meals, the activity of cooking also has many related nouns ..
The question I get asked almost all the time is ''how can I prepare myself for the TOEFL without taking any expensive books or private lessons?'' First of all, TOEFL in many cases does not even need private lessons or fancy books, it is just about getting your mindset and your ove..
Whether you're learning English as a second language or you are a native speaker who's never had the knack for writing, improving your English composition skills is very important. Knowing your shortcomings and practicing will allow you to write proses that are at first simply grammatically ..
Başka biçimlere, durumlara giren ve gittikçe ufalan dünyamızda globalleşmenin bir yakınlaşma ve tanıma olgusu olması sonucu milletlerarası bilgi, haber vb. alışverişi yapma ve anlaşma mühim bir gereksinim halini almıştır. İngilizce’nin Dünyanın bir..
Words that sound alike or look alike often confuse students, especially those using spell checkers. This lengthy list of commonly confused words with simple definitions will help you decide which spelling fits your sentence. a lot: a quantity; many of something allot: to divide or portion out&..
Words that sound alike or look alike (moral/morale) often confuse students, especially those using spell checkers. This lengthy list of commonly confused words with simple definitions will help you decide which spelling fits your sentence: accept: to receive except: with the exclusio..
Using the wrong its/it’s. Hint: Say the sentence out loud, substituting it is for its. Does the sentence make sense? If not, no apostrophe is needed. Misusing commas. Use commas for lists and for clarity in longer sentences. If in doubt, leave the comma out. Reading your ..
A great way to learn and practice your English is by reading. Reading helps to reinforce meanings of words you already know and help you to learn new words. Reading also allows you to learn ways to use words and how the English language is used. There are multiple sources you can use to practice rea..