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6 8, 2021

IELTS Writing: An obvious increase/decrease in the trend? Learn 5 words better than ‘obvious’!

6/8/2021|Categories: IELTS|

The IELTS writing is divided into task 1 and task 2, and today we're talking about some must-know vocab and phrases of task 1 graphs and charts! If you’re preparing for IELTS, let’s learn some words to replace ‘It is clearly that’ and ‘It is obvious that’ for a higher lexical resource score!

2 8, 2021

IELTS Speaking: What are the other meanings of ‘thing’? Various collocations with ‘thing’ in English!

2/8/2021|Categories: IELTS|

The word ‘thing’ gives people a vague and unspecific impression. However, if we collocate ‘thing’ with other words, the meaning can be clearly understood. Below are 7 usages of ‘thing’, turn a simple word into different meanings!

30 7, 2021

DSE Paper 1, 2: How can ‘against’ be used? Learn 7 ways in one go!

30/7/2021|Categories: DSE|

Most of you see the preposition "against" when reading and writing English passages. Especially when writing argumentative essays, you will often use "against" to express your opposition. However, do you know there are 6 different ways to use it? Figure out the 6 usages to avoid misunderstanding and wrongly using!

28 7, 2021

DSE English: 4 useful words to replace ‘harm’. Write precisely!

28/7/2021|Categories: DSE|

We hope you are doing well in preparing your DSE English! Sometimes, we will see a topic related to ‘health’ in all paper 1-4, and we may talk about ‘a harm to health’. We have prepared some similar words to ‘harm’ for you to have more precise writing!

26 7, 2021

DSE Paper 1, 2: Difference between ‘Try to do’ and ‘Try doing’? Review 4 common verbs followed by a to-infinitive or -ing form!

26/7/2021|Categories: DSE|

Many of you should remember some verbs followed by a to-infinitive or the –ing form, for example, ‘enjoy doing’ and ‘hope to’. Today, we would like to explain the differences between using the to-infinitive and the –ing form for 4 words, ‘try’, ‘mean’, ‘remember’, and ‘stop’. You may have learned in the past, but could you remember? Let’s revise with us!

23 7, 2021

General English: What does ‘a lot on my plate’ actually mean? Remember 6 idioms related to household items!

23/7/2021|Categories: Daily|

Most people stay at home because of the Covid-19 and look at household items every day. Have you ever imagined that these items can be used for idioms? Let's learn some of them today!

21 7, 2021

General English: 6 easy sentences that express ‘ok’!

21/7/2021|Categories: Daily|

In daily life, whether responding to or agreeing with somebody, we will always use ‘ok’. How about trying to use other expressions instead of ‘ok’?

19 7, 2021

What is the difference between ‘custom‘ and ‘customs‘? The meaning changes with and without ‘s’!

19/7/2021|Categories: Daily|

A word becomes plural by adding a suffix - ‘s’. Additionally, do you know the meanings of some English words will change if we add the suffix ‘s’? Let’s learn some examples with us today!

16 7, 2021

Business English: A little quiz! Any other expressions you can think of apart from ‘Get well soon’?

16/7/2021|Categories: Business|

Have you experienced a situation that when your colleague is sick, and you want to express your worries and concern, yet you can only remember the phrase ‘get well soon’? Let’s take a look at other useful expressions!

14 7, 2021

Business English: 5 words that start with R to describe the ‘Recover’ of a situation!

14/7/2021|Categories: Business|

The COVID-19 pandemic has been lasting for more than one year, and there is a serious economic impact on the global markets. We hope that the epidemic would pass, and the economy could be recovered very soon. Today, let’s talk about some words that describe ‘recover’!

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