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Everything You Need to Know About English Pronouns

Everything You Need to Know About English Pronouns

What’s a pronoun?  A pronoun is a word that you use to replace a noun or a noun phrase. That’s simple enough, isn’t it?  Sure, sometimes! Other times, though, using pronouns can be more complex. There are several different English pronouns used in various situations. Below, we explain the English pronouns and how to use…

How to Use Indirect Questions in English

How to Use Indirect Questions in English

The way you communicate can make or break a business relationship. On top of keeping communication positive and productive, it’s good to ask things in a polite and respectful way. You can do that by using indirect questions. Stick around as we explain what indirect questions are and how to use them! What is a…

How to Say Numbers in Canadian English

How to Say Numbers in Canadian English

A number is a number, right? Well, not exactly. While two numbers may look the same, they might be expressed very differently depending on how you use them. Let’s discuss the different ways to say numbers in Canadian English. How to say numbers in Canadian English Large numbers Large numbers (those that have more than…

Is Online Language Learning Right for You?

Is Online Language Learning Right for You?

There are plenty of benefits to learning a language online, including convenience and flexibility. Online learning can also offer more relevant and engaging materials than traditional lessons, and the ability to learn with language experts no matter where you’re located. Even with all the obvious benefits, you might still be wondering if online language learning…

How to Track Your English Learning Progress

How to Track Your English Learning Progress

How are your English lessons going? Are you improving? If anyone’s ever asked you that, you might not have known what to say. It can be hard to know exactly how much you’ve learned since you started.  But tracking your progress doesn’t have to be complicated (and it doesn’t have to involve taking a test,…

How to Learn English with TV Shows

How to Learn English with TV Shows

There aren’t many skills you can improve just by watching television. But when it comes to learning English, you’re in luck! TV is a very useful tool for improving your English. Watching TV shows you enjoy is a low-cost and fun way to learn new and relevant vocabulary and build your listening skills.    Ready to…

Use News Articles to Improve Your English

Use News Articles to Improve Your English

We always talk about the importance of making your English practice part of your everyday life. Practicing English in real-life situations with authentic materials will definitely help you learn.  But it can be hard to constantly find new and interesting materials. You might not always have an English-speaking friend who’s available for a chat, or…

Prepositions of Time and Place: In, On, At

Prepositions of Time and Place: In, On, At

English prepositions can be annoying! There are a lot of them (about 150), and it’s not always clear when to use which ones.  Although there are many, three prepositions—in, on, and at—come up again and again. Let’s look at how to use those three common prepositions to talk about time and place. Prepositions of time…