Using English for Business Emails or Publications? Watch out for these 32 Confusing Words!

March 22, 2017
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Learning a new language is always a challenge; however, one of the most challenging things about English is that there are so many words that sound similar, but have different meanings. Even advanced English students get puzzled with some words. But don’t feel intimidated! Below are explanations and definitions for commonly confused words. If you are using English for business, […]


37 Words that Confuse even Advanced English Language Learners

March 14, 2017
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English can be tricky. So tricky in fact, that many native English speakers still get certain words confused with other similar words. Some words have the exact same spelling but mean different things. Some words have completely different spellings but sound the same. Don’t be discouraged if you find yourself confused and slightly agitated at the complexity of the English […]


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 […]


18 English Words that Confuse even Advanced English Speakers

August 31, 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 […]


30 phrasal verbs Advanced English students should know how to use

August 28, 2016
28 August 2016,
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I know what you’re thinking: What’s a phrasal verb? It’s a combination of two (or sometimes three) words that acts like a verb in a sentence to describe an action. Using the two words together gives the phrase a new meaning that each word alone does not have. Let’s take break down as an example. Alone, each word has its […]