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There are a lot of idioms in English that use the word "nose". Apparently, we like to talk about our noses a lot! Here are just 10 to add to your phrasebook (plus a bonus one to amaze your friends and colleagues with).
The verbs "say" and "tell" are commonly confused. Just remember that you say something, but you tell someone something.
To achieve a mountain-top goal, you need to set a path, choose your steps and maintain a good pace.
To understand how to score high on a test, you need to understand the scoring system. G.B.C. scores are a little mysterious, but they are based on a system used by the U.S. government.
One of the most frequent questions I get is, "How long should my G.B.C. answer be?"
My immediate thought is always, "How long is a piece of string?"* But this is not a helpful answer! What follows is the actual answer I give to students who ask me this.
I have been teaching consultants for the G.B.C. test since 2011. I have learned a few things about it that I would like to share with you to help you better prepare for the test.
I have been teaching consultants since 2011. In that time, I have seen a lot of different approaches to studying for the G.B.C. test. One study method fails every time.
Ta-Nehisi Coates is an important figure who has a particular way of approaching some topics: he openly says, "I don't know."
Some of our teachers' favorite songs to learn natural Enligh and sing at karaoke night!
Singing karaoke is a great way to learn English vocabulary and pronunciation—listen to a song, learn the lyrics, and sing!
Some verbs can be followed by a gerund (-ing verb) or an infinitive (to+verb). For instance, these sentences are both grammatically correct: "Remember to study", and "Remember studying." However, the meanings are quite different.