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Six Easy to Read Books for English Language Learners

Reading is an excellent way to improve your English particularly if you can get stuck into a really good book. When you read a longer piece of text such as a novel, you will discover less common sentence structures, explore vocabulary and unravel meaning from English idioms. The more » Read More

How to Use Apostrophes When Writing in English

You wouldn’t imagine that a humble piece of punctuation like the apostrophe would be capable of causing so much confusion but all too often, and maybe understandably, its incorrect use is a source of annoying error. People feel so strongly about the apostrophe that it even has its own advocates » Read More

Famous Movie Quotes

Screenwriters have been providing movie-goers with memorable quotes for a long time. Many of these have fallen into common usage, often misquoted but much loved. Here are some of the best movie quotes of all time.   ‘Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.’ (Gone With the Wind, » Read More

Seasonal Slang and All Things Christmas

English is a peculiar language and there is perhaps no time of year when it gives more cause for bewilderment than Christmas. For a start, we seem to have become confused about what we are actually supposed to call the event. The word ‘Christmas’ is easy to understand, it » Read More

Famous Literary Quotes

Most of us enjoy a good read, whether it is a novel that moves us to tears, a play that intrigues or a poem that rouses our passions, a piece of well-written literature can have an impact on our emotions, on our behaviour and on our value-systems. There are » Read More