I’ve talked about having enough study time in a previous post. Sometimes it is easy to feel that you don’t have enough time to read. You have a family, a job, other studies, a social life, etc. All this stops you from having time to read. In this article, from the business blog Fast Company, … [Read more…]
A lot of students have difficulties using -ed and -ing adjectives. These can help you. -ed The Pointer Sisters – I’m So Excited The Kinks – So Tired -ing Amii Stewart – Knock On Wood (“The way you love me it’s frightening”) Pet Shop Boys – Being Boring
The prepositions of location ‘in’, ‘at’ and ‘to’ are quite difficult for beginners to use and even some advanced learners make mistakes with the words. Here are some examples to show how they are used when talking about locations. To Use with destinations. Let’s go to London. Come to my house. Don’t use with the … [Read more…]
This week’s podcast is about recommending. I think you should recommend it to your friends. Podcast download: 08 Recommending. The podcast is also available in the iTunes Store by searching for Get Great English or clicking here.
This is a suburban town on the outskirts of Tokyo. It is a residential area; there are a lot of houses and apartments. There aren’t many businesses here, but there are some. This is the urban centre of Tokyo. There are a lot of skyscrapers and other large buildings, and the buildings are densely packed … [Read more…]
Twelve o’clock, midday, noon or midnight? All are correct. Giving the time and understanding it should be easy but because there are a few ways to say the same time it can be difficult. Use 12-hour clock when speaking Only the army and people working in transport use 24-hour clock in speech to tell the … [Read more…]