At first glance, sentences like, "Anyone can try it" and, "Everyone can try it" seem to mean the same thing. What's the difference?
You’ve probably heard your teachers say, “Keep studying, it will be worth it in the long run!” Or, “Congratulations, you deserve it!” But what do these expressions really mean, and how can you use them in your own life?
Collocations are key to communicating in English. So what are they, and where do you find them?
The words enough and too are easy to understand, but many students fail to use them correctly. Or, even if they are correct, they may be unnatural. I've heard too many mistakes, and I've had enough! It's time to master too and enough.
Prick up your ears for these 10 idioms using the word "ear"!
"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!
Okay usually means yes, sure. But when you say, "It's okay", the meaning changes significantly.
In Japan, "global" is a buzz word that people like to use. Students want to be more "global". They want to work on the "global stage" for a "global company". In English, maybe you should choose a different word.
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).
Simple, safe English is often not the best choice. Take, for example, the word happy. If you can read this blog post, you can use that word, but should you?