Sometimes the reason we say words wrong is because we don't know the right rules. There are actually two ways to pronounce "-ate" words: /-eit/ (as in "eight" or "ate") and /-it/. To know the correct pronunciation, you have to know the function.
Many non-native English speakers make a mistake choosing between get or become, but there is a simple rule you can follow.
"Say" and "Talk" are often confused, but they mean different things, and we use different grammar for each one. If you want to know how to use them correctly every time, check out this blog!
"Speak", "say", "talk" and "tell" all mean giving voice to words, but each is used differently. In this blog, find out how and when to use the verb "speak" correctly.
Non-native speakers often confuse the words rent and borrow when speaking English. On the surface, these words seem very similar, but actually, they are quite different. Discover the difference in this blog post.
It's very easy to confuse the words overtime and overwork. Find out the difference, and see examples of each one in context.
Working in different countries when English is not your first language can be frustrating. In this blog, we share helpful lessons that were learnt on the ground by a non-native English speaker.
What happens if you make a mistake with bored and boring? Both words are adjective forms of the base form bore, but that’s where the similarity ends.
Try as a noun or a verb both means to attempt something, but the nuance can change in unexpected ways. Find out how.
A mistake that English language learners often make is to misuse the word “challenge.” As a noun it means a difficult task, but as a verb the meaning is quite different.