The Secret to Using Hear or Listen in English, Plus Other Sense Verbs
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The Secret to Using Hear or Listen in English, Plus Other Sense Verbs

True or false: hear and listen mean the same thing. Turns out, these two sense verbs in English don’t mean the same thing! Well, they kind of do, but not exactly. That was a trick question.  One common mistake with new English speakers is not using these two words correctly. Or only using one of them. This blog post will finally answer…

Borrow or Lend? Never Confuse These Two English Words Again!
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Borrow or Lend? Never Confuse These Two English Words Again!

Imagine that you are in the middle of a meeting and suddenly you realize that you don’t have anything to write with. How do you ask a colleague for a pen? Do you use the word lend or borrow? If it takes you a while to answer this question, I suggest you keep reading this blog post. We will…

15 Collocations with “Get”, Plus 7 Different Meanings in English
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15 Collocations with “Get”, Plus 7 Different Meanings in English

Try looking up the translation of the word get to your native language in the dictionary. In Portuguese, for instance, there are 17 different translations. In French, there are 15 words that could be translated to get. On the one hand, we can say that having a word that means so many different things is very handy. However, for…

55+ phrases to talk about your daily routine in English
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55+ phrases to talk about your daily routine in English

Some people love routines, but others hate the idea of doing the same things every single day. Can you talk about your daily routine in English? It’s really important that you can communicate about this using different verb tenses, especially present simple. This article teaches you how to use English phrases and verbs that help…

Make or Do? 7 Tips to Learn the Differences Between These Verbs

Make or Do? 7 Tips to Learn the Differences Between These Verbs

How many times have you found yourself wondering if you should use do or make in a sentence? It’s not an uncommon question, so that’s why we’re tackling this issue in this article. Let’s learn how to use the English do and make verbs and also explain the difference between them. You’ll also find a list…

Can, Could, and Past Ability Grammar: English Exercises
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Can, Could, and Past Ability Grammar: English Exercises

Learn English grammar about ability using can, could and other phrases with the games, activities and exercises on this page. This is perfect for pre-intermediate or intermediate English students. You can get started with these three useful ability English grammar exercises. Past ability English grammar Most people think talking about ability in the past tense is…