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38 Phrasal Verbs for Travel – Ideal for CAE and IELTS
Learn 38 phrasal verbs to talk about traveling! This guide includes some ideas for C1 Advanced and IELTS students.
How to Talk About Art in English
This article will help you feel confident discussing art in English! You will learn words and phrases commonly used in the art world.
How to Use Have Had (and Had Had)
One of my earliest memories of teaching English was a student complaining about a ‘had had’ sentence. “There’s nothing wrong with it,” I promised him. …
How to Use Suppose and Supposed To
Learn the difference between suppose and supposed to and take a short test to check if you understand how to use these phrases in context!
What’s the Difference Between Job, Work, and Career?
This article explains the differences in meaning between career and job, work and career, job and work. Let’s start with a quick overview of the …
Write Better Resumes: How to Check and Improve Your Spelling and Grammar
5 tips to help you improve your resume/CV by having sparkling grammar and perfect spelling!
10 Business English Phrasal Verbs
You might have heard that phrasal verbs are informal (not always true!) and maybe you think that means you don’t need to learn them in …
Raise vs Rise – What’s the Difference?
Learn how to use the words raise and rise correctly. Use my raise vs rise exercises – practice makes perfect!
10 Common Bird Idioms You Can Use Today
Learn 10 idioms related to birds. Includes examples of how to use them in your English exams!
10 Life Idioms You Can Use Today
Learn 10 idioms related to the word ‘life’. Includes examples of how to use them in your English exams!
Fun vs Funny – What’s the Difference?
Learn how to use the words fun and funny correctly. Use my fun vs funny exercises – practice makes perfect!
10 Animal Idioms You Can Use Today
A great way to improve your English vocabulary is to learn a few idioms. Here are some common English idioms on the topic of animals. …
The 14 Punctuation Marks in English Grammar [Explained!]
There are 14 commonly used punctuation marks in English. Here’s what they mean and how to use them?
“Hot” Idioms – 10 Common English Phrases and How to Use Them
10 common idioms with the word ‘hot’ that you can learn and use after reading!
Present Simple vs Present Continuous
Learn the difference between the present simple (go, eat, drink) and the present continuous (be going, be eating, be drinking). Includes exercises!
English Words Ending in LESS (From B1 to C2)
Learn what the suffix -less means, and find out which words ending in less YOU should know for your B2, C1, and C2 exams.
How to Respond to Thank You (In Any Situation)
A list of responses to thank you, and examples of how to use them in formal and informal situations. Plus the all-time best reply to thank you!
Your vs You’re – The Difference, Examples, and Practice
The difference between your and you’re explained – crystal clear! Lots of examples and a fun game to let your practice. Plus memes!
How to Swear Like a Sailor: The 10 Best English Curse Words
Disclaimer: This article contains lots of bad words. If you don’t want to read bad words, don’t click on an article about swearing. I haven’t …
False Friends Worksheet
Stop making these basic mistakes! Especially useful for German native speakers. Contains a free worksheet you can print out.
Used to Do vs Used to Doing
Learn how to use ‘used to do’ and ‘used to doing’ correctly. Includes a worksheet I use with my own students. Enjoy!
Give In vs Give Up: What’s the Difference?
The phrasal verbs “give up” and “give in” can be confusing. Sometimes it seems like they are similar, and sometimes they seem very different. That’s …