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New words in the English dictionary for 2016
Wed, 2015-11-11 18:37

At the end of very year, the big book publishing houses tell us what they consider to be the 'Word of the year'.

This is a list of new words that will be entered into the English dictionary....

Commonly Confused Words In English
Wed, 2015-11-11 11:23

There are lots of words in English that are commonly mixed up or confused (by learners and even native speakers of English), mainly because of very similar pronunciation.

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Tue, 2017-10-24 12:36

Another English grammar issue that can cause problems for native-speakers of English, not just learners!

Its or it's  is a grammar problem that happens when...

Mon, 2015-10-26 17:40

Your or you're?

Which one should you use for perfect English grammar?

If you are learning English, don't worry if the "your v you're" question is giving you problems.

Actually...

Tue, 2016-09-27 17:57

There, their or they're? Which one should you use?

Learn the grammar rules and then take our GRAMMAR QUIZ AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.

Or if you think you already know...

Mon, 2015-10-26 17:45

Just take a look at the fantastically funny video below. The dog running on the roundabout is sure to bring a smile to your face no matter what day of the week it is.

The clip also brings to...

Beginner English grammar rules for adjectives and adverbs
Tue, 2016-11-08 16:59

What is the difference between adjectives and adverbs in English?

This basic grammar point is something you must learn when you are at beginner English level.

Read the Adjectives vs A...

Mon, 2015-10-26 17:33

When you start to learn English there are a lot of small things to remember.

English grammar can be diffi...

Mon, 2015-10-26 17:37

Every year, the UK parliament is officially opened by HRH The Queen.

It is an official ceremony dating back hundreds of years, so there is lots of pomp and pageantry involved that makes ever...

Mon, 2015-10-26 17:36

What is a bank holiday in The UK? Well, here is a bit of British cultural knowledge for you...

A bank holiday is a public or national holiday in the United Kingdom.

These are the days...

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