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Last semestre I had an intermediate group which had a mandatory reading – the Slumdog Millionaire graded reader, adapted and published by Macmillan. Even though many (if not all) of my students had seen the film, I made a point of … Continue reading
Hello-o! I know things have been a bit too slow with this blog, but today we’re gonna be talking about a word that hardly ever fails to be used by pilots in the ICAO test. Still, it’s often mispronounced by … Continue reading
Hey all, how have you been? It’s about a fortnight since the last time we had a “Is that what you mean?” post, so I thought today we could investigate another very common error among Brazilian students, who often mistake … Continue reading
It’s been a while since we last worked on pronunciation, so today I picked another word that is surely in the Top Ten English Words Mispronounced by Brazilians: responsible. If you’ve been studying English for, say, more than a year, … Continue reading