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Improve Your English – Lesson 19: DENY/REFUSE

Improve Your English - Lesson 19: DENY/REFUSE Students often confuse the meaning of these two words and use them interchangeably. Refuse is a verb that typically means someone is unwilling to...

Improve Your English – Lesson 18: MR./MRS./MS./MISS

Improve Your English - Lesson 18: MR./MRS./MS./MISS When using the titles of Mr., Mrs., and Miss when addressing people, English speakers use the person’s last name (family name). Asians frequently...

Improve Your English – Lesson 17: COMMON/POPULAR

Improve Your English - Lesson 17: COMMON/POPULAR COMMON/POPULAR The words common and popular are often incorrectly interchanged by English students. Popular means to be liked, appreciated, and accepted by many people. Common means...

Improve Your English – Lesson 16: TRIP/TRAVEL

Improve Your English - Lesson 16: TRIP/TRAVEL Trip and travel are frequently used interchangeably and they should not be. Trip is usually used as a noun and travel is usually used...

Improve Your English – Lesson 15: FAMOUS/WELL-KNOWN

Improve Your English - Lesson 15: FAMOUS/WELL-KNOWN FAMOUS/WELL-KNOWN Many students use famous when they should use the term well known. While these two terms can be usually be considered synonyms, famous has in...

Improve Your English – Lesson 14: WEAR/CLOTHING/CLOTHES

Improve Your English - Lesson 14: WEAR/CLOTHING/CLOTHES WEAR/CLOTHING/CLOTHES The word wear is often incorrectly used to mean clothing or clothes. Don’t say: The wear she has on is very beautiful. Do say: The...

Improve Your English – Lesson 13: HOUR/O’CLOCK

Improve Your English - Lesson 13: HOUR/O’CLOCK The word hour is frequently used incorrectly, when the speaker actually means o'clock. Hour is used to indicate the duration of something. O'clock is used...

Improve Your English – Lesson 12: COME and GO

Improve Your English - Lesson 12: COME and GO COME and GO: Use come if you are at a place and are talking about that place as your destination. A student at...

Improve Your English – Lesson 11: HOLIDAY and VACATION

Improve Your English - Lesson 11: HOLIDAY and VACATION The words holiday and vacation are frequently used incorrectly. Holiday refers to a day designated by the government to celebrate or commemorate...

Improve Your English – Lesson 10: The Difference between Impressive/Impressively/Impression/Impressed

Improve Your English - Lesson 10: The Difference between Impressive/Impressively/Impression/Impressed Many students use the wrong form of the word impress. Impressive is an adjective and modifies a noun or pronoun. Impressively is an...

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