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What I learned traveling to Colombia

Playa Cristal in Tayrona National Natural Park, Colombia

At The English Farm, we realize that language isn't just something you learn, it's something you use—in business, in speaking tests, and with locals when you are traveling. Read about our teacher's experience traveling to Colombia.

When to use 'FIRST' or 'AT FIRST'?

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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.

Describing pain: Part 2

Describing different types of pain in English

This blog explores a variety of verbs and adjectives for describing different types of pain. It also describes how to explain degrees of pain and tell someone where you are feeling pain in your body.

How to email well

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E-mail is an ever-changing form of communication. The rules you learnt a few years ago may already be outdated. Follow this guide to ensure you send the right message between the lines.