“Do I need a visa to study in the UK?”
Of course, that is true: motivation and having a goal for your language skills is very important for learning a foreign language.
However, there is another key element that teachers do not talk about so much; determination.
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The definition/meaning is 'to smoke an electronic cigarette'.
The pronunciation for the 'ape' sound is like 'grape' or 'tape'.
If you like vaping, then apparently, you are a 'vaper'.
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What have these following verbs got in common?
feel, taste, smell, sound, look
Yes, they are all verbs to do with the 5 human senses.
When we think about how they are used in English grammar, they all behave in the same way. It's a simple grammar rule, but you might not have studied this in your English lessons, and it is a good thing to know as the kind of sentences that you use this grammar in are a very frequent part of everyday language.
Look at these example sentences:
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OK, so this is not exactly about learning English, BUT we thought that this was too important not to tell you about this immediately!!!
However, look out for some synonyms and phrases that mean excited and exciting in this blog. :)
The new Star Wars film, The Force Awakens has a teaser trailer just released.
The excitement is palpable (meaning: the excitement is so high that you can actually FEEL it)!
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Halloween is surely the biggest night of the year for dressing-up parties, isn't it?
What is the best disguise that you have ever worn to a Halloween party?
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English Halloween vocabulary that you need to frighten your friends on Oct 31st. Learn English scary words for Halloween.
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Collins English Dictionary has announced the new words that have entered into the English vocabulary in the last 12 months.
Every year, new words are officially added to English after they are used many times in newspapers, TV and other media.
According to Collins, the official word of the year for 2014 is: PHOTOBOMB
You know what the word means, don't you? I bet you've done it recently!
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to v too v two English grammar. Full and clear explanations, example sentences and a grammar quiz to test your understanding of this common English grammar mistake.
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Learn English effectively with these secrets from a determined dog! Learn how to stay focussed on your language goal and be truly effective at speaking better English.
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Students always ask us teachers: How do I make my English better? [How do I make my English better in 2 minutes?] It's a bit of a vague and broad question and there can be a million different answers telling you how you can improve your English language skills. You could force yourself to learn by taking an English exam or go to London and do an English course. However, no matter what advice you receive, it all comes down to one thing: PRACTISE! Now wait!
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Music in central London is around every street corner near the school. Check out the video guide to the best street musicians and buskers in central London.
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Forget textbooks, learn English with videos - the best videos on the internet this week. Short films in English with REAL language. 5 mins of learning, without working!
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A great way to improve your vocabulary and become more confident with the language is to learn English songs. Learning the words (or song 'lyrics') to your favourite tune is a cool way to learn because you won't really feel like you are studying. It's something that the English teachers recommend to SGI students for self-study homework... for the obvious reasons that people actually like doing it. :)