What is the difference between because and because of? To answer the question, we must talk a little about conjunctions and prepositions first. A conjunction /kənˈdʒʌŋkʃn/ is a word like ‘and’, ‘or’, ‘but’, ‘while’, ‘although’ that joins words, phrases, or… Continue reading →
This is a common spelling mistake which can be easily avoided if you remember that…
The Saturday Quiz is an interactive review of some of the grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and usage points in the texts, videos and comments of the week, with a special emphasis on the mistakes you have made, to help you learn from your mistakes and to consolidate what you have learnt…
This is the Saturday Quiz for for the week of December the 5th, 2016….
In a joke we had a couple of days ago, we read, “Well, I went up to the biggest, baddest guy and ripped out his nose ring.”
Baddest? Is this correct English? Shouldn’t it be “worse”?
This is a review of our first English Walk on Sunday 4 September 2016. We had a good time walking from Lille to Wambrechies and back, including a short pleasant stop in Wambrechies… and of course we spoke a lot… Continue reading →