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Articles “a/an” and “the” are what is called basic grammar – but basic doesn’t mean easy.

English is a very exact language and that means that all nouns need a ‘determiner’ in front of them. 228 more words

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Fun & Funny


“Fun” and “Funny” are two adjectives that are often confused.

“Funny” means that something is comical and it makes you laugh.

For example: “That was a funny joke.” 230 more words

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Avoid common mistakes when booking your next trip and SAVE

So many people are worried when booking their own travel, with the potential of making a mistake. Booking your own trip can be a little tricky at first. 891 more words




The three prepositions “in, on and at” can be a little difficult to know when to use. We often use them with places and times. 263 more words

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Until & By


Two words that I hear many English learners make mistakes with, even very advanced learners, are ‘until’ and ‘by’ when talking about deadlines.
“Please give me your homework until tomorrow” is a variation on the common mistake I hear. 142 more words

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Bite-sized Tips No. 25: False Friends on Hotel Websites

A recent tourism editing job had me scouring through many translated websites of hotels (Spanish to English, my pair) and I was appalled to see the same mistakes made again and again. 646 more words