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Special English Grammar Software With...

Hi, I have purchased 2 different English Deluxe software from a store for improving my grammar english better but most of them use voice-speaking rather than using some texts and...

Punctuation-Happy

What does a speaker mean when he describes s.o./sth. as "PUNCTUATION-HAPPY?" No dictionary for language learners provides a definition. Thanks for your kind explanation. Artur...

Idioms Theory

hello! i would like ask you where I can found theoretical base of englis idioms. It means that I looking for cassification or grammatical base. google return me short descriptions...

Everybody Sends...

Hi! Which sentence is the correct one? Everybody sends his/her love Everybody sends their love Thanks in advance

TEFL Or TESOL Or CELTA ?

Can anyone advise which would be the most useful qualification for Teaching English as a Second Language? Plan is to teach English - either in Australia or in Asia. Or does it...

Question For Non-Native English Speakers...

Hello, I work in a company that produces teaching materials for English teachers and students in schools in Turkey. Some of the teachers who use our materials are native speakers...

Grammar? Why?

Someone in this group may already have asked the question below, but I've been wondering. I was nosing around in one of the topics here (on teaching in Italy) and noticed a teacher...

Frequently Used English Words List?

Hi, I just wonder is there a list of 20,000 most frequently used English words? I think my vocabulary is around 15,000 and I have no problem reading English literature in general...

Learning Languages As An Adult...

Hi, I wanted to pick up these languages: Japanese - learnt it for a few years French - learnt it for 2 years in school Korean - exposure via K-Pop culture Is it possible to learn...

It's A Question Of It's Apostrophe !

Hi folks, Help me solve this arguement with my GF. The old 'apostrophe' addage! I know that it replaces the 'i' for 'it is' and it replaces several other letters in various words...

"Because"

Seldom do I see anyone, anymore, use "because" in everyday, informal writing. More often I see "cuz" or "cos". This irritates me. Exactly how acceptable are these usages, if at...

Further Vs. Farther

It drives me crazy. "further" does not mean "farther" RE

Self-Study English Literacy For English...

Hello all, I teach English as a second language in France and this year I have 2 English girls, aged 14, who have moved from England to France with their families. Of course, what...

Can We Say "Good Morning, Teacher?"

In many textbooks, we see "Good morning, Sir" or "Good morning, Miss." But can we say "Good morning, teacher?" If the teacher is a college teacher, but not a professor yet, for...

Postmodifiers In A Noun Phrase

Can you please help me wit these postmodifiers? Did I get them right? Thank you! The chair by the wall. by the wall - prepositional phrase The question to be debated. to be debated...

Tree Diagrams - Please Help Me!

Is this right??? 1) John said Cathy thought George helped Mary. SENTENCE NOUN PHRASE + VERB PHRASE John said Cathy thought George helped Mary VERB PHRASE= VERB + SENTENCE??? said...

When Will These Expressions Be Used?

Hi, I am an English teacher for the younger generation, living in Korea. I've never lived in the countries where people use English as their mother tongue. I've just learned English...

On/At Hand

"... remember to write down xyz and be sure to have it at hand when ..." I reacted slightly against the above, thinking that it should be "on hand" rather than "at hand". I imagined...

What Does "The Greatest Truths Are The...

Hi all What does "The greatest truths are the simplest - so are the greatest men and women." Thanks

CELTA Part-Time On Saturdays In London...

I was wondering if anybody knows of any colleges or institutions in London which offer the CELTA course on a Saturday on a part-time basis. I am aware of International House, but...

Looking For English Tutor

Hi, I am looking for volunteer English tutor who can talking with CHinese students online. Job is lead a group(3-5 students) practising oral English. How many hours a week? depends...

Certificate Of Proficiency In English

I'd like to begin my preparation for CPE. Does anybody have tips from recent experiences? Thanks! Matt

'Upper-Intermediate' Vs. First Certificate

Hi, I'm looking for opinions about the relation between 'upper-intermediate'-level English (as established by e.g. the main Oxford and Longman coursebooks) and First Certificate...

Automated Phone Menu Systems

Very frequently when I call a business or organization I get an automated phone message with several questioins to answer before I can talk to a person. "Press one for Sales" etc...

Jumper Weather?

Does anybody know what is the meaning of the expression Jumper weather? I saw it in a text talking about the weather in an australian town. Regards, Eric gg
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