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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

How to Use the Verb GO

Go is a very common word. We often use this word in our life. Although it’s a very common word, sometimes it could make English learners confused. For example, when to use Go, when to use go to and when to use go to the. Here is a useful list that will help you remember when to use Go + infinitive, Go + Gerund, only Go without gerund or infinitive.

Go….(without to or the)
Go there
Go away
Go home

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Pronunciation - How to Get Off the Phone

Cell phone is one of the most important gadgets that we use every day.

Can you imagine your life without your phone?
The answer is very simple. No, you can't. We talk on phone and end the conversation when we are done.

Do you know what to say and how to get off the phone in English?

We use different phrases to get off the phone. This video will show you how to say phrases you use to get off the phone.

 Let’s see what to say to get off the phone.

Friday, May 31, 2013

How to cancel your plans or appointment in English


In our everyday life we have to make appointment or plans. You made an appointment to see a doctor or business meeting or you have a plan to do something with your friends such as going out for dinner, watching movies or something like that.

A girl on the phone showing how to cancel plans or appointment in English
How to cancel your plans in English
It’s always a little bit awkward to cancel the plans or appointment, but sometimes you have to do that. You are sick or something has come up, or you have a family emergency. Whatever the reason, you need to cancel your plans. You have to be polite when you cancel your plans. You might explain why you cannot make it or avoid the reason (if you like). Here are some phrases that you can use to cancel your plans or appointment.  

I’m really sorry, but I have to cancel our appointment.

When you’re going to cancel your plans or appointment, make sure you apologize first and let them know that you’re sorry for that. Then you inform them that you have to cancel the appointment. You can say, “I’m really sorry, but I have to cancel our appointment.”

Thursday, April 18, 2013

How to use the present perfect continuous tense?

Native speakers use the tense without thinking about it. To use the tense correctly, we have to understand it and use it in our daily life. Today we are going to talk about the present continuous tense.

Do we use the present continuous tense when we speak English with others?
Let’s take a look at the following conversation.

Anna: Your English is very good. How long have you been studying it?
Jacika: Five years now. But my accent is not so good. I’ve been working on it. I think it has been getting better lately.
Anna: Your accent is fine, Jacika.

Have you noticed these sentences?

Saturday, March 23, 2013

You made my day - what does it mean?

You made my day!
You made my day!
You made my day is one of the most common expressions. When people say you made my day, you see their smiling face. It is a nice expression.

You made my day - what does it mean?

You made my day!

Do you know what it means?

Monday, March 11, 2013

Exciting or Excited - how to use it correctly?



Today I’m going to talk about adjectives ending in ed and ing that make learners confused. After reading it, you will have a clear idea how to use ed and ing correctly. You will not be confused any more. Are you excited? Well, let’s get started.

An adjective ending in “ed” describes how we feel. For example, we can be excited, interested, bored or disappointed.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Let the cat out of the bag

Let the cat out of the bag
Let the cat out of the bag
Let the cat out of the bag is a nice expression that implies revealing the secret by accident or mistake.

The cat is out of the bag means something is no longer secret because it has been revealed.

Suppose Jane wants to quit the job. She wants to keep it a secret until she finds a good job.