29 9, 2021

DSE English: Practical and easy to memorize! Various phrases beginning with prepositions (On, For, From)

29/9/2021|Categories: DSE|

Another article with phrases beginning with prepositions! Here is a question: do you know how we say ‘temporary’ in another way? Is it ‘on/for/from the moment’? Scroll down and find the answer!

27 9, 2021

DSE Reading: Common Homographs! They are both adjectives, but they have different meanings!

27/9/2021|Categories: DSE|

We mentioned that the same word can have different meanings when it is used as a verb or a noun. In fact, homographs can also apply to adjectives. For example, do you know the word ‘humble’ can be used to describe a place apart from saying a person who is not proud? Learn these words so that you can have a better understanding of the DSE English Reading!

24 9, 2021

DSE Paper 2: Writing pros and cons in an argumentative essay! Are you repeatedly using ‘advantage’ and ‘disadvantage’?

24/9/2021|Categories: DSE|

The advantage and disadvantage question has always been a popular topic in the DSE English Writing exam. Genre of writing such as argumentative essay always request students to compare advantages and disadvantages. Let’s try using these 8 words apart from ‘advantage’ and ‘disadvantage’!

30 8, 2021

DSE Paper 2: Only remember the synonyms of ‘important’? Let’s also learn how to say ‘not important’!

30/8/2021|Categories: DSE|

Most of you may use the word ‘important’ when writing English essays. Regarding the synonyms of ‘important’, there are some common words like ‘significant’, ‘essential’, and ‘vital’. Still, can you remember any synonyms of ‘unimportant’?

27 8, 2021

DSE English: Learn five types of conditional clauses other than ‘if’ in one go!

27/8/2021|Categories: DSE|

The word ‘if’ is very common in all papers of DSE English. Except for ‘if’, what are other words that can be used to express similar meanings?

25 8, 2021

DSE English: 7 prepositions of ‘get’ you may not know!

25/8/2021|Categories: DSE|

There are a lot of prepositions in English. If we are talking about the word ‘get’, what preposition(s) will you add after it? Below are 7 usages of prepositions after ‘get’. Can you remember any of them?

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!

31 5, 2021

Collocations about “make a decision”

31/5/2021|Categories: DSE|

In the second episode of our phrasal verb series, we are going to give you 6 very useful synonyms related to “making a decision” that you can use in paraphrasing your writing.

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