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A quizzical smile

This is the first post with an experimental format that I am calling “The Revealer”. The text is revealed step by step as you engage with it and answer some questions…

Indoor or indoors?

The difference between indoor and indoors (or outdoor and outdoors) is very simple. Without getting into grammatical analysis, here are a few examples to help you get a better “feel” for the words: How to use indoor/outdoor: I catch a… Continue reading →

MNEMONIC: A Learning Technique

I mentioned a technique in Confusables 4 and promised more explanation. Here it is now. mnemonic /nɪˈmɒnɪk/ noun [C] is something that helps to remember something else. It can be a word, a poem, an image… and people have used… Continue reading →

Today ride a tram in the sun!

Today is a very beautiful day! It will be very nice to spend time outdoor. I remember that Philippe said that the “Tourist Tramway” begun to run again last Saturday. Philippe belongs to the society Amitram and will drive the… Continue reading →

Don’t ask what the world needs…

Live Commentary for Friday 7 April 2017

Live Commentary is a place where you can share short updates and comments about the ordinary or extraordinary things that are happening to you, what you are doing, reading or experiencing on a daily basis. If you want to write… Continue reading →

Live Commentary for Thursday 6 April 2017

Live Commentary is a place where you can share short updates and comments about the ordinary or extraordinary things that are happening to you, what you are doing, reading or experiencing on a daily basis. If you want to write… Continue reading →

RIDDLE: The more I dry…

Here is a riddle for you: The more I dry, the wetter I get. What am I? Can you solve the riddle? Some verbs can be both transitive and intransitive. For example, the verb “continue” in the following sentences: ◽… Continue reading →

Live Commentary for Wednesday 5 April 2017

Live Commentary is a place where you can share short updates and comments about the ordinary or extraordinary things that are happening to you, what you are doing, reading or experiencing on a daily basis. If you want to write… Continue reading →

Sometimes you have to travel a long way…

Sometimes you have to travel a long way to find what is near… I daresay it’s true… What do you think?

Hope or wish: the ultimate usage-based guide

Learners of English quite often get confused between the words “hope” and “wish”. Here is a usage-based guide with lots of examples to help you learn how to use them correctly and naturally. But before we start, a word of… Continue reading →

Live Commentary for Tuesday 4 April 2017

Live Commentary is a place where you can share short updates and comments about the ordinary or extraordinary things that are happening to you, what you are doing, reading or experiencing on a daily basis. If you want to write… Continue reading →

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