Articles on Learning English

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English Tenses and Aspect 3 - The Marked Tense New

Category: Learning English Topic: Verbs and Tenses
This tense, the traditional 'past simple', sometimes referred to as the preterite, like the unmarked tense, can refer to past, present, future and general time.
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English Tenses and Aspect 2 - The Unmarked Tense New

Category: Learning English Topic: Verbs and Tenses
It is true that the uses of the unmarked tense can present three major problems for the learner
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How to make a personal connection in presentations

Category: Learning English Topic: Vocabulary
Tips on connecting personally with a presentation audience, including useful phrases for making a personal connection with attendees.
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41 ways to say goodbye in English

Category: Learning English Topic: Vocabulary
A thorough review of formal and informal parting greetings, including confusing differences.
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35 ways to say hello in English

Category: Learning English Topic: Vocabulary
A complete overview of common and more unusual things to say when you meet someone, including differences between different expressions.
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A guide to rude, offensive, insulting and taboo gestures for EFL learners

Category: Learning English Topic: General
Body language and gestures which can insult or offend people inside and outside English-speaking countries.
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32 bad IELTS tips

Category: Learning English Topic: Exam Traps and Tricks
Things that you shouldn't do in IELTS, even though some people say you should
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The 250 most useful British abbreviations

Category: Learning English Topic: Varieties and Dialects
Short forms which are often used in the UK and to describe British life.
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250 British acronyms

Category: Learning English Topic: Varieties and Dialects
The most useful acronyms for understanding British life
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Offensive, insulting and aggressive gestures in the UK

Category: Learning English Topic: Varieties and Dialects
Rude British gestures and other body language that could cause offense in the United Kingdom.
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British body language

Category: Learning English Topic: Varieties and Dialects
Shaking hands, kissing, hugging, eye contact, bodily contact, proximity, and standing and sitting positions in the UK.A?A?
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20 things wrong with most self-study books

Category: Learning English Topic: General
The biggest problems with self-study EFL materials.
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Learning English With Music

Category: Learning English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Using music and songs in teaching English as a second language or why people should sing to improve their language skills
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The best picture books for EFL young learners, and what to do with them

Category: Learning English Topic: General
The top children's books for practising typical EFL language points, with interactive classroom activities for each picture book.