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!

27 4, 2022

Stop using ‘solution’! Learn this vocabulary for suggestions!

27/4/2022|Categories: DSE|

In DSE English writing, students are always requested to give suggestions or recommendations. Sometimes, you may not know how to end a paragraph after explaining your suggestion. Here are 7 ways for a well-written paragraph!

26 4, 2022

In addition to ‘serious’, these words have similar meanings!

26/4/2022|Categories: DSE|

When you are required to talk about impacts in the DSE English exam, do you always use keywords like serious impact/ serious problem/ serious situation? In addition to ‘serious’, you can try using this vocabulary!

3 3, 2022

DSE synonyms! What to use other than ‘permanent’ or ‘temporary’?

3/3/2022|Categories: DSE|

Talking about ‘permanent’ and ‘temporary’, you may immediately think of the other word. When taking the DSE exam, if you want to say that a solution has long-term or short-term effects, how can you describe it without using ‘permanent’ or ‘temporary’?

25 2, 2022

Speaking of something not easy to deal with, ‘difficult’ is not the only word!

25/2/2022|Categories: DSE|

During the DSE English exam, you may need to share a difficulty, or how you overcome those difficulties. Avoid repeatedly using words like ‘difficult’/ ‘hard’/ ‘tough’, what are some vocabularies to replace them?

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