A mistake that English language learners often make is to misuse the word “challenge.” Let’s look at it in the context of running a race:
I’m going to challenge the race this weekend.
Verbing—changing nouns into verbs—is happening so fast these days that non-native speakers can struggle to keep up. The rapid rate of change in technology means we email someone instead of sending an email to them.
The English word “budget” is complex. There are many ways to use it, and it is often misused by non-native speakers.
What's wrong with this question: "How many rain is there in Paris?" This issue is with much and many, it should be "How much rain?" However, "There is much rain," sounds strange to a native speaker. Read on to find out how to use many, much and a lot of.
If your G.B.C. test score is low in the Grammar section regarding plurals, this this might be something you need to focus on.
Non-native speakers often confuse the words rent and borrow when speaking English. This is understandable because on the surface, these words seem very similar, but actually, they are quite different.
First, let me say that learning the difference between “first” and “at first” is easy. At first, you may think it’s complicated, but after reading this blog, you’ll see just how easy it is.
One essential part of speaking well is to break your speech into short chunks—usually a few words— and pausing briefly after each one.
The word "can" is used in different ways in English—it can mean ability, possibility and permission. When native English speakers talk about what they can do, what do they mean?
In English, the subject of the sentence is not always the one who does the action. This can get a little confusing for non-native speakers.
Imagine your friend spots something different about you: