15 9, 2022

Still using the word “hard-working”? 7 idioms to replace “hard-working”

15/9/2022|Categories: DSE|

Ever since we were little, we were taught to use the word “hard-working” when we had to describe someone who is motivated to work tirelessly for a long period of time. Learn 7 idioms to describe replace “hard-working” and improve your vocabulary bank!

13 9, 2022

Advanced vocab to help you upgrade your DSE English writing

13/9/2022|Categories: DSE, Exam|

Advanced vocab to help you get 5** your DSE English writing. Brilliant vocabulary plays an important role in getting high marks for your writing in DSE. But a lot of students are still using simple words like “very”, “worsen”, “huge" and fail to get high marks in the language part. To write 5** essays, learn the following high-level words.

12 8, 2022

DSE Writing: 5 must-learn sentence patterns

12/8/2022|Categories: DSE|

It is always important to comprehend the use of different sentence structures. Still, many students are using the simplest form, “Subject-Verb-Object" (SVO) in their sentence structure, which will continue failing to earn them high marks. Today, let’s learn 5 practical sentence patterns and improve our DSE writing skills!

10 8, 2022

10 synonyms of “improve” to upgrade your DSE writing

10/8/2022|Categories: DSE|

If you are still using the word “improve” a lot in your essays, here are 10 alternative words you can use to replace the word “improve”. Let’s learn them together!

27 6, 2022

‘subsidize’ = ‘put xxx’? Various phrasal verbs with ‘Put’!

27/6/2022|Categories: DSE|

When talking about phrasal verbs, do you often hear ‘put’ with ‘put on’ and ‘put out’? Today, we are not going to discuss these two phrasal verbs. Instead, let’s understand the other phrasal verbs with ‘put’!

24 6, 2022

Should we use ‘some’ or ‘any’ in these following situations?

24/6/2022|Categories: DSE|

‘Some’ and ‘Any’ are commonly used when we are learning about the English grammar. So, do you know how to distinguish these two words? Today, we are going to talk about some general situations and 3 exceptions to use these words!

30 5, 2022

Try using these to describe something that is prevalent and common!

30/5/2022|Categories: DSE|

Many students may choose the topic of social issues in DSE Writing Paper 2. When you mention a popular issue, can you think of other words than ‘prevalent’? Especially if you want to describe something negative is prevalent, what words should you used?

27 5, 2022

How many synonyms of ‘explain’ do you know?

27/5/2022|Categories: DSE|

When charts are shown in the exam questions, you can always see the word ‘explain’. Apart from “explain”, these following words also have similar meanings!

25 5, 2022

These nouns can be countable and uncountable in some situations! What is the difference?

25/5/2022|Categories: DSE|

Nouns can be divided into two categories, countable and uncountable. Some English words seem only to be uncountable nouns, such as ‘power’, yet it can also be countable nouns! Do you know what ‘power’ means when it is used as a countable noun?

28 4, 2022

Learn 6 advanced lexis to replace ‘problem’ and ‘difficulty’!

28/4/2022|Categories: DSE|

No matter which English paper you are doing in the DSE exam, you can always see the words ‘problem’ and ‘difficulty', especially in paper2. If you wish to stand out from other students, this is a great chance for you to learn these advanced vocabularies!

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