15 Prepositions that Confuse even Advanced English Language Learners

November 12, 2016
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Prepositions connect nouns or pronouns to the rest of a sentence. As they serve a particular purpose, it is important to use them correctly or the meaning of your sentence can be altered. For example, “I went to the dentist” is different from “I went by the dentist.” The first implies that you had your teeth cleaned, the second that […]


50 English Words Misspelled by even Advanced English Learners

October 20, 2016
20 October 2016,
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Spelling is hard in English, even for advanced English leaners. Lots of reading is the best cure for spelling problems – ask your Skype teacher to quiz you if you need extra help! Here is a list of commonly misspelled words, with some hints for how to remember the correct spelling. 50 English words misspelled by even advanced English learners […]


7 Ways to Improve Public Speaking Skills

October 10, 2016
10 October 2016,
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Public speaking is a very common fear. Few people actually enjoy and feel comfortable doing it. Add in the fact that English is not your native language, and speaking in front of others can start to seem like an impossible task. But there are times when you will be called upon to do it, whether at a work meeting or […]


6 Grammar Rules that every Advanced English Student should know

September 2, 2016
2 September 2016,
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English grammar has so many rules that learning them can seem impossible. But if you’re already well on your way to learning English and are an advanced English student., you probably have a decent command of the basic rules. We’ve identified six of the trickier ones where errors are particularly noticeable in Spoken English. Like versus as This is a […]


18 English Words that Confuse even Advanced English Speakers

August 31, 2016
31 August 2016,
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English, like most languages, can be confusing even for those who’ve spoken it their entire lives. We all make mistakes occasionally. However, some words are more confusing than others, even for an advanced English speaker! Here are 18 commonly misused words and how to use them properly: Note: This post is perfect if you are an advanced English speaker with […]