Archive | English Vocab and Grammar

Success at Work: A Guide to English for Professionals

english for professionals

Learning English can feel like a full-time job.

You have to start out with basic training, spending many hours learning simple words.

You may even need to learn a whole new alphabet just so you can read and write all …

Learn English Words: The Basic Tools for English Language Mastery

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Words are tools for speaking a language.

Like all tools, you need to make sure you have the right ones.

You can’t build a table without a hammer. You can’t fry an egg without a pan.

And you can’t express …

Is, Are, Am and Beyond: Master the Very Irregular English “to Be” Verb and Its Main Forms and Uses

to be verbs

It might be small, but it is powerful!

I am talking about the little English word to be, of course.

Did you know that the verb to be is the most frequently used English verb?

Of all the available …

How to Use the English Past Continuous: The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need

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The policeman came in.

“What were you doing on the night of the murder?” he asked.

“I was studying English grammar, Sir.”

“Oh, were you? Can you prove it?”

“I can indeed. My mom was watching a series on

Fall Head Over Heels for These 30 English Idioms About Love

english idioms about love

Did you know words like crush, fall and smitten can mean positive things?

Or that a triangle can be dangerous?

Have you ever been the apple of someone’s eye?

Idioms are crazy. Crazy fun!

They add flavor to the

Classroom Chats: Your Guide to Conversations Between Teachers and Students

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Learning conversational English is an important part of the fluency journey.

But, the way you speak to a friend in a coffee shop is very different than the way you speak with a teacher in a classroom. There are different …

He, She or It? Master Gender in English with This All-in-one Guide

gender in english

How many times have you heard that English nouns have no gender?

How many times have you been lied to, then?

Your teacher may have told you this just to make things easier for you. Or maybe they were just …