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How I got my English to an advanced level as a non-native speaker

English is not my native language. In fact, it’s my fourth language (I’m from Luxembourg, and our official languages are Luxembourgish, French and German). But while I’m nowhere near native-like fluency, I’m at a point where it… 997 more words

Language Learning

When We Use the Passive

You know how to construct the passive form, but then you wonder, “why should I use this?” You use the passive to sound more interesting, impress readers , and sometimes because there is no other option. 228 more words

Education

Learning by Doing

I truly believe that everything that we do and everyone that we meet is put in our path for a purpose. There are no accidents; we’re all teachers – if we’re willing to pay attention to the lessons we learn, trust our positive instincts and not be afraid to take risks or wait for some miracle to come knocking at our door.

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Thought

50 Shades of Air

“Air hasn’t got any shades”, you’d say. Of course not, but only by chance, while I was looking up words and idioms  related to the word… 230 more words

Learning English

To or For? Preposition in English

‘To’ and ‘for’ are prepositions that are often confused. Although they are used in almost all situations, many people do not know which one to use in which situation. 321 more words

Education

A DAY LABOR

A day labor is a man who lives from hand to mouth. He usually lives in a slum or in a small hut. 1,137 more words

Day Labor

Why Rap Music

Author: Jason

When people ask me why I listen to rap songs, I ask them why they don’t listen to rap songs. I like rap songs for several reasons. 430 more words

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