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How to use THE most frequent English Word? Usage and Exceptions of THE

By Suzanne Pilch / 14 September 2020

Why is THE an interesting word to focus on?It divides the world we speak about into 'things we know and we suppose the others know as well' and 'new information'. If you understand the usage of 'THE', you will most likely find it easier to understand English native speakers as a whole. So, let's get down to it!

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‘Area’ and its uses.

‘Area’ and its uses.

By Ed Tyrrell / 6 October 2017

The noun ‘area’ is of great importance in terms of ‘valuable vocabulary’ as it is used in quite a few ways in everyday English.

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6 October 2017

The First Conditional

The conditionals often cause problems, which may be related to different structures, or to somewhat different uses in different languages. However, they all usually express the same ideas. A result based on a condition. In English, the probability / possibility of the condition becoming a reality is what determines which conditional structure we choose.

Too much ‘Nice’ in the world? (Part 2)

Too much ‘Nice’ in the world? (Part 2)

By Ed Tyrrell / 28 September 2017

As a follow-up vocabulary exercise for all of those nice, or should I say lovely, words from my previous post, I have created a little crossword!

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Big, Very Big, Very Very Big!

Big, Very Big, Very Very Big!

By Ed Tyrrell / 26 September 2017

Synonyms for BIG

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