Mes: mayo 2017

What’s the difference between FOR and DURING?

What’s the difference between FOR and During? Read more →

Common mistakes in English — FUN or FUNNY?

Common mistakes in English – FUN or FUNNY? This is one of the mistakes I see the most or I am asked about most. “When should I use each one?” — I hope that this helps all of you the next time you have to choose between which one to use. FUN FUNNY Adjective (“divertido” o “entretenido”) or Noun (“diversión”)… Read more →

Idioms – Count me in & Count me out

The idioms for today are… count me in include me in your plan / activity Example: “If you’re going to the beach on Saturday you can count me in”    count me out don’t include me in your plan / activity Example: “If you’re going to the beach on Saturday, count me out – I have to work all day.” Read more →

Simplifying the English verbs

Actualizado: Ya puedes encontrar mi libro en Amazon para tu kindle. Update: You can now find my book in Amazon. I am proud to announce the publication of my very first book “Simplifying the English verbs”. After years of teaching and seeing the difficulty that some of my students have had with learning the English verb tenses I decided to… Read more →

Collocations with BREAK

Collocations with BREAK Don’t forget that below the graphic you will find the Spanish translation for them as well as examples.   Break the law Example: When the robbed the bank, they broke the law. Infringir la ley Break the spell Example: They gazed at one another, until Sam came in and broke the spell. Romper el encanto Break a… Read more →

Common Mistakes in English — YOUR vs. YOU’RE

Your vs. You’re This week our common mistake is with the words “YOUR” and “YOU’RE”. These two words can often be confusing. Here is an explanation to help you know when to use each one correctly. Read more →

Difference between SEE, LOOK and WATCH

What’s the difference between SEE LOOK and WATCH? This is a common question amoung ESL students. Here you have a simple explaination.   SEE is something that you do naturally without really thinking. Example: I opened the door and I saw the cat laying on the porch. Can you see the sign?   LOOK is when you make an effort… Read more →

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