Tag Archives: Grammar

Focus on: like

We very often sound redundant by sticking to same old words and expressions. Especially when it comes to a foreign language – after all, why should I do it differently, as long as such words and expressions have proved themselves effective … Continue reading

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Using electronic gadgets in class

Mobile phones in class? Yes! I can recall at least 4 situations which involved the use of electronic gadgets in my English lessons throughout the last semestre. Some of my colleague teachers were so interested that I thought it might … Continue reading

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Focus on: loss, lose, lost

Hello-o! I made my holiday last a bit longer so that’s why I haven’t blogged for about five days. Anyway, here I am and today I thought we could look through some grammar while ironing out a few recurring problems … Continue reading

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Focus on: Safety, Safely, Safe

Hello, dear readers, what’s up? Ready for some word class once-over? Today’s blog post is about a lexical category that I’ve been planning to analyse with you for months. Yes, it’s top contestant in our most valued category of common … Continue reading

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Indefinite articles a/an

Hello-o! Are you excited for the weekend? I surely am, it was a long and weary week. Although our break’s just around the corner, there’s plenty of time for us to go through some quick and basic grammar tips. Brazilian … Continue reading

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