6 Advanced Grammar Concepts that Confuse most ESL Students

September 12, 2017
12 September 2017,
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Learning to write grammar can be confusing and also difficult to remember but with plenty of practice these grammar rules can be learnt.  ESL students will be helped by having a teacher to help with grammar both for speaking and for writing.  A teacher will give plenty of encouragement to ESL students and this will make the student feel more […]


15 Prepositions that Confuse even Advanced English Language Learners

November 12, 2016
12 November 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 […]


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 […]