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Archive for August, 2015

Who, That, Which When – What Are Relative Clauses?

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Chances are, you’re probably already somewhat familiar with using relative clauses, even if you don’t know what they’re called. Because they’re a really common part of the English language, and are used in all sorts of contexts to give someone some extra information. So how can you spot a relative clause, and how exactly are …

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Working Abroad? Your Need to Know Essentials!

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Working in another country can be an amazing adventure to remember for a lifetime. You’ll meet all kinds of people, find yourself in situations you might never have dreamed of back home, and come away richer and more knowledgeable about the world. But before you grab your passport and pick an exciting destination to head …

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Are You Making These Common Word Mix-ups?

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A lot of words in English look or sound pretty similar – which can be a bit confusing for someone who is learning the language! So how can you tell which word is correct – and when? Check out our list below of some of the most common confusions out there – and how to …

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What’s the Difference Between Simple, Perfect and Continuous? How To Choose The Right  Present Tense!

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Did you know that the present tense has more than one form? Or that each one is used in a different way? If that comes as a surprise, don’t worry! We’ll take a closer look at each one and find out exactly how to use them – just read on! The present simple tense The …

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What’s the Difference Between Relative, Personal and Possessive Pronouns?

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You probably already know that pronouns are words that you can use to refer to a noun instead of it, but did you know that there are different groups of pronouns? Each type is used in a different way – so let’s find out about what they are, and how you can use them! Personal …

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Easy Language Tips for a Last Second Summer Getaway

Just booked yourself a new adventure – but feeling a little worried about not knowing the local language? Don’t stress! Picking up a new language to help you on your travels is far easier than you think – just follow these simple and fun tips below, and you’ll find your holiday is even more enjoyable! …

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Talking About Time: Using ‘At’, ‘In’ and ‘On’

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Time is a pretty important part of all of our lives! Wherever we go and whatever we do, it’s always necessary to know how we’re relating to other people through time. In English, there are a few different ways to think about time – which all depend on what exactly you want to say. So …

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How Doing the FCE Exam Will Help You Achieve Your Goals!

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Want to expand your horizons and further your goals? Then doing the FCE exam is great way of achieving this! It’s more than just learning a language, or improving some existing skills. By doing the FCE, you’ll find that you can enjoy some great new opportunities, as well as find more ways of pushing your …

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