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Archive for February, 2017

How to Explain What Someone Else Said in English

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A teacher at school once told me that using reported speech is a great way to make your stories more interesting for the person reading or listening. “Reported speech is a great way to make your stories more interesting,” she said. Did you see what happened there? I just showed you two different ways to …

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Phrasal Verbs Explained

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Phrasal verbs are one of the most difficult things for English learners to understand and use accurately. Unfortunately, they are used very often in the English language! In this blog post, we’re going to take a look at some common expressions that use phrasal verbs and try to make them a little less scary to …

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10 English Idioms About Love

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so we thought we’d teach you some handy English idioms that are all about love and romance! Here are 10 phrases to help you charm someone you care about this February 14th. 1.To Fall in Love / To Fall For Someone These phrases are both about the feeling …

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These Are Some Of the Most Beautiful Quotes In English Literature

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For such a small country, England has produced some of the best and most famous writers in history. From Shakespeare to Jane Austen to J.K. Rowling, English writers have had an enormous impact on people who love to read, all over the world. There are many famous quote to choose from, but there are some …

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