Hi dear English learners! In today’s lesson, we’re going to look at negative prefixes and suffixes in English. I’m sure that you’re sometimes confused and can’t tell if somebody is impolite or unpolite, but don’t worry, you’re not the only one. So, let’s get started with the lesson and hope it will help you clear up some things related to this particular subject.
Hi dear English learners! Here we are again with a new lesson about the conjunction because. We normally use it to give the reason for something.
I’m packing my bag because we are going on a city break to Rome for the weekend.
I’m sorry I can’t babysit for you tonight because I’m having some friends round.
Let’s see what other words and phrases we can use instead of because.
Hi English learners! Were you surprised when you found out that rivers don’t have coasts but banks? Well, that’s right. In today’s lesson, we will clear out the difference between beach, bank, coast, shore.
Beach, bank, coast and shore all refer to the edge of the land by a body of water. But what is the difference between these words? Are they just synonymous or do they differ in meaning? Let’s find out!
Hi dear English learners! Here we are again. Are you impatiently waiting for a new lesson? Well, here it is. It is about 25 ways to use the verb wait; it includes collocations, phrasal verbs and idioms, as well as synonyms, which will boost your vocabulary in a lot of ways.
Imagine that you saw a film which made a great impression on you. You want to tell your friend about it. Well, you can say it using gradable adjectives – The film I watched last night was interesting or very interesting. But it is hardly enough to describe your impression. You can use the superlative – The film I saw last night was the most interesting film I’ve ever seen. Now you are getting closer. However, the best description would be provided by a non-gradable adjective. – The film I saw last night was fascinating. And can you imagine that you can make it sound even better? Try to strengthen the adjective fascinating with an adverb and your final sentence should sound like this – The film I saw last night was absolutely fascinating. There, you managed to explain the impression the film made on you in a few words by using a non-gradable adjective.
Hi dear English learners! Are you writing an essay? Or an email? You must admit, it can be pretty hard to express your thoughts in writing sometimes but guess what. Here are some linkers to help you do that. If you are acquainted with a variety of linking words and phrases to connect your ideas, the readers will be able to follow your train of thoughts easily. These words are usually conjunctions (and, but, although,…), adverbs (also, otherwise,… ), prepositions (since…), and all kinds of phrases we use to connect ideas. You can use them at the beginning of a paragraph, in the middle or at the end of a sentence. Today, we will be learning what other words and phrases to use instead of the conjunction “and”.