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Present Perfect vs. Past Simple: Learn the Key Differences and Never Confuse the Two Again

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How can I use the present tense to talk about the past in English? It doesn’t make any sense!

You’re right—it doesn’t make sense… at first!

That’s why you’re here, reading this post.

As a language learner, you may be …

17 American Proverbs That Are as American as Apple Pie

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You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink.

You’re probably thinking, “what in the world does that mean?”

That, my friend, is a classic American proverb.

The meaning has nothing to do with …

Saying Sorry in English: Essential Phrases for Perfect English Apologies

sorry in english

Oh no, I did something wrong.
I wish I hadn’t said that.
I feel really bad about what I did.

All of us have felt bad about something we did or said.

Wouldn’t life be so much easier if

Past Tense vs. Past Participle: What’s the Difference?

past tense vs past participle

Talking about time is pretty important in English. Especially when talking about what’s happened in the past.

As an English teacher, there’s a really simple trick I use to teach my students this concept.

I try to get my …

Has vs. Have: Learn the Difference Between These Important Words

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“I have the book. Does she have the book?”

“Yes, she has the book. Everyone has the book!”

“I don’t have the book!”

What’s going on here?

All of these sentences are about who owns a book. But do you …

9 Online English Speaking Courses to Become a Confident English Speaker

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I love speaking in English.

It’s the language I feel most comfortable in.

I speak English loudly and proudly, to anybody who will listen!

You’d never know that as a kid, I was afraid of speaking in English.

The very …

The Secret Power of the 4 English Language Skills: Speak, Write, Listen and Read Better with 19 Tips

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Do you want to hear a secret?

How about four?

Ready? Here are the four secrets to language learning:

Speaking, writing, listening and reading.

If you want to become fluent in English, you’ll need to work on all four skills:…