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Archive for April, 2015

Which Present Tense Should You Be Using?

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Did you know that there is more than one present tense in English? In fact, there are three different forms of the present tense that you’re likely to come across. And all of them are used in different ways. Let’s take a closer look at what they are used for – and how to used …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Go For the FCE Exam

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Are you thinking about taking the FCE exam? Not sure what it can add to your studies, or how it could help you in your future goals? We’ve got some brilliant reasons why it’s such a great thing to do. Read on to check them out! Study with flexibility For a lot of people, studying …

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What You Need to Know About Sentence Structure

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When it comes to writing in English, a really important part that you need to consider is sentence structure. How do you put a sentence together? What goes where? And what should you avoid? Let’s take a closer look and find out! Simple sentences The most simplest sentence of all is going to be made …

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Thinking of Studying This Summer? Check Out These Brilliant Summer Destinations!

Have you been bitten by the wanderlust bug this summer? Whether you love lounging in the sun on a beautiful beach, or prefer to spend your summer months enjoying adrenaline-packed adventures, exploring nature or getting lost in a beautiful city, our summer school destinations have something for everyone. Not sure which one to pick? We’ve …

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How Working Abroad Can Boost Your Career

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Thinking of spending some time working in another country? It can be a dream come true for many of us – especially if you love to travel, explore new places and discover unfamiliar cultures! But for some people, the thought of spending an extended period of time away from ‘regular’ life leaves them a little …

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What to Know About Verbs – Tense and Aspect

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You probably already know that verbs are a group of words that describe an action of some kind. But do you know how tense, voice, mood and aspect can affect a verb? These are some important aspects about verbs, which will affect the way they are used in language. Learning about them can be pretty …

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Avoid the “Little” Mistakes That Could Cost You More Than You Think!

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Think that leaving a little spelling or grammar error in your writing won’t really matter in the long run? After all, as long as you get the message across, that’s what matters most, right? Not at all! Sometimes, a spelling mistake can cost you – big time! And there have been some hilarious mistakes in …

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How to Use the Word “Like” in English

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“Like” is one of the most commonly used words in English – and when you’re new to learning the language, it can be a bit of a confusing one, as it has so many different meanings! In fact – did you know that there are actually five different ways to use the word “like”? Phew! …

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