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.
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.
To learn new words, most people look them up in the dictionary or translator. This is a good start. But the definition is only one aspect of a word that you need to know. To use the word correctly, you need to think about two other things: connotations, and collocations.
Have you ever wondered why your teachers encourage the use of TED talks? Find out why and the steps to use TED talks to learn English.
Metaphors, jokes and strong language are very common in spoken English. Even if you don't use it yourself, understanding this style is a big step towards watching movies with subtitles or hanging out with native English speakers.
Using a plural in English can be tough. There are many rules, and sometimes they are hard to understand and remember. One such case is a compound adjective.
English speakers like to use strong language, and one way they do that is with questions that are not really questions.
Most people can say they like or don't like something. It can be delicious or disgusting, but that doesn't communicate the flavor. Let's work on describing flavors.
Formal meetings have a special vocabulary. Many of the words seem simple, but the meanings may be different than what you expect.