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What’s the difference between FOR and DURING?

What’s the difference between FOR and During? Leer más →

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»)… Leer más →

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.” Leer más →

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… Leer más →

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. Leer más →

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… Leer más →

Common mistakes THEN vs. THAN

Today our common mistake is with the use of THEN and THAN. Here are a few differences between the use of the two. Leer más →

Collocations with GO

The collocation for this week is with GO: Don’t forget that below the graphic you will find the Spanish translation for them and examples. Go bald Example: My father is going bald. Quedarse calvo Go insane Example: Sara went insane after the kidnapping and had to be hospitalized for over a year. Volverse loco Go missing Example: My diamond earrings… Leer más →

English Slang, Idioms and Common Expressions

English Slang, Idioms and Common Expressions To help you improve your English-speaking skills you should learn some real English Idioms and Slang expressions. Learning and using phrases like these help you to become an “insider” and sound more like a native speaker. Here are the first 12 in a series of typical English expressions. Leer más →

Common mistakes in English Good or Well

Common Mistakes in English While practicing English, have you ever asked yourself which word you should use? Which one is correct? In this section we will look at some common mistakes.     Leer más →

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