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Problems with spelling? No problem!

Here are some great free resources for you if you wish to improve – or just check – your spelling.

SPELLING LESSONS

SPELLING TIPS AND RULES

ACTIVITIES AND WORKSHEETS

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Posted by &emdash; aprill 29, 2014 in Vocabulary, Writing

 

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15-minute reading challenge

Challenge yourself daily:

A 15-MINUTE READING CHALLENGE

 
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Posted by &emdash; aprill 28, 2014 in General learning and fun, Reading, Vocabulary

 

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Some common idioms

There are, of course, plenty of idioms. I am going to add them here in the future. This is the first batch:

COMMONLY USED IDIOMS 1

 

 
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Posted by &emdash; aprill 27, 2014 in Vocabulary

 

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Let it go!

Did you know that this expression has more than one meaning?

LET IT GO

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Posted by &emdash; aprill 26, 2014 in Vocabulary

 

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Listening for busy people

You will be proficient in English if you hear, read and practice authentic material.

However, we are all busy and time is of essence.

I am sure, though, that you will find six minutes every other day or so. British Council has those wonderful podcasts for you:

SIX MINUTE ENGLISH

 

 

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Writing a formal letter

We have done this in classes for about a gadzillion times, but here is some pre-exam practice to refresh your memory:

A FORMAL LETTER

Make sure you do the tasks!

 
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Posted by &emdash; aprill 25, 2014 in Writing

 

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Dare / had better

“Dare” can be used as an auxiliary but also as a main verb in the sentence. When used as a regular verb, it does not change its form.

Check it out here:

DARE AND HAD BETTER

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Posted by &emdash; aprill 25, 2014 in Grammar

 

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