When you are talking and can’t find the words you need, you need something. I’m going to tell you how ‘something’ can help you when you can’t remember vocabulary.
In today’s post we’re going to look at the filler ‘you know’.
You can use it at the start or the end of a sentence.
There are so many ways to say you are tired in English. Why not use more interesting vocabulary when you’re worn out?
When you’re talking to someone, there are times when you want to offer something, even if it’s just a little bit of help. In this post I’ll give you three different ways to make offers and examples that include ways to accept or decline them.
There are two common questions we ask friends and acquaintances about other people.
“What’s she like?”
“What does he look like?”
In this post I’ll take a look at these questions and possible answers when talking about people and also things.
When you move up to the pre-intermediate stage in your learning there are some tricky bits of grammar that are very useful to learn. One of the main pre-intermediate obstacles is the confusion between ‘you have done it’ and ‘you have got it done/you have had it done’.
Here’s how they work.
“What kind of crazy talk is this, Marc? You can’t count uncountable nouns!” I hear you say. Oh, yes you can. You only have to use your loaf.
Lots of students tell me “I can’t speak English.” 90% of the time it is not true.
What they really mean is “I don’t speak English well so I don’t want to speak English.”
Here are a few tips to help you speak more.
A lot of students have problems using the correct form of the word they need when they are speaking. Here are some examples of how to use the words ‘safe’, ‘safely’ and ‘safety’.
As a bit of homework, you could write a sentence using each word. Leave them in the comments and I’ll check your work later.
You may also want to read this post about word families.
A lot of us have unreliable friends. Sometimes it makes us feel good to cover for them. Here’s a post to help you make excuses for them.