When should you use make or do? Here is a guide to help you.
Everyone has an accent – and sometimes they are very charming – but they can cause problems. One of the barriers to communicating effectively in English is your accent. Reducing your accent will help you to be understood more easily and increase your confidence. Here are some ideas and tips which will help you sound more like a native English speaker.
In English, we use four different tenses to talk about the past. It can be a little confusing to know which ones to use so here is a quick guide. The past tenses are : Simple Past – for actions starting and ending in the past.Past Continuous – for actions starting in the past and continuing to the present.Past Perfect […]
The rules for using capital letters are different in every language. In English we use them more than many other countries. Here is a guide to when and how to use capital letters correctly. Firstly, in English we ALWAYS use a capital letter at the start of a sentence. It doesn’t matter what type of word the sentence starts with, […]
In English, there is a very specific order to follow when we are using adjectives. Often non-native speakers make mistakes with this and to a native person it sounds a little unusual. Here is a quick guide to help you sound natural. We normally use adjectives in this order: Quantity or numberQuality or opinionSizeAgeShapeColorProper adjective (often nationality, other place of […]
Something that many of my students have found difficult to understand is how to correctly pronounce verbs in the past tense. You see, in English, sometimes we use sound like “ed” and other times we just use a sound like “d”. There is even a third option – “t”. Then, of course, there are also irregular verbs too! It is […]