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Archive for July, 2015

“I Wish” and “If Only” – Learn to Use These Essential Phrases!

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Just as with any other language, English can have lots of depth and complexity, and many different ways of expressing a variety of things. As we go through our daily lives, we’ll probably come across lots of situations which we would want to be different or change if we could. Sometimes we might regret something …

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4 Reasons Why You Should Work Abroad!

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Not sure what all the fuss is about working in another country? Can’t you just go on a holiday if you want to travel? Well, in fact living and working in a different place can have some really amazing benefits. You could expand your horizons, have some unforgettable life experiences and gain some great skills …

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Study in Excellence! Why Eurocentres’ Schools Have Been Picked As One of the Best Places to Learn a Language

When you’re planning to study a language – you want to make sure that you’ll be getting the best chance possible to learn as well as you can. And when you’re planning to do that study in another country, well – you really want to maximise your potential, right? So we’re really excited and pleased …

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Better than, or the best? How to use comparative and superlative adjectives!

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You’re probably already very familiar with the variety of adjectives out there. We use them quite a lot in the English language, to describe all sorts of things! But comparative and superlative adjectives are a special group all to themselves. Used only in particular situations, they’re a great way of saying something more meaningful than …

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Too Much – or Not Enough? How To Use These Common Phrases

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“Too much” and “not enough” are both very common phrases you’ll come across in English all the time. So what do they mean, and how are they used? Both of them are used to talk about the quantity of something – it could be something tangible, like the number of books on a shelf, or …

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Add Some Sun to Your Language with These Summer Themed Idioms!

Loving the summer sun right now? It’s no surprise that this bright and fun time of year has such a big influence on the English language – and it’s used to convey hope, optimism and creativity. So let’s get some positive thinking in the form of sun-filled idioms! Read on to discover some of the …

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Make Sure You’re Using Modal Verbs the Right Way!

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Learning how to use verbs correctly is pretty much an essential part of English grammar. But not all verbs work in quite the same way. A really important group of verbs you’ll need to know about are modal verbs. Unlike action verbs like “running” or “eating” that describe some kind of activity, modal verbs are …

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Last Minute Summer Escape? Use These Tips to Learn a New Language Fast!

Planning a new holiday is always pretty exciting – and when it’s a last minute getaway when you’ve found an unbelievable deal, it’s even better! But if you’re jetting off to something completely new and unfamiliar, then it can sometimes be a little nerve-wracking, especially if you don’t know much of the local lingo. Don’t …

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Should you be using ‘a’ or ‘the’?

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‘A’ and ‘the’ are both essential parts of the English language – you’ll use one of them in virtually every single sentence you ever speak or write! But it’s important to make sure that you’re using the right one. As with everything else in English, there are certain rules you have to pay attention to, …

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