• From "New English Fourth, GCSE Edition" (1987) by Rhodri Jones, published by Heinemann (London) Being able to express yourself accurately is important. Here are some more solecisms for you to study and avoid. 1. Hanged/hung. Both of these are the ...
  • I need to do this exercise for tomorrow. One of the sentences is correct, the remaining 9 are wrong. Can anyone help me to correct them and tell which one is correct? 1 I'm going to go out with you on Saturday if you'd like me to 2 By the time you ...
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    My teacher made us write a little essay about 'The importance of ...." and I chose 'of money'. So I wrote, and would be VERY glad if a person who knows English well correct it. I know I may be expecting a lot, but it's important not to have many ...
  • I just did an experiment, in which my subjects were asked to identify the stress of some English words after they listened to the sound waves of sentences containing those words. Please note that they don't know the words being tested. Before I did ...
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    I want to know which of these three sentences is grammatically right and most commonly used? Actually a student game me this question, and now I am aking you. Please help me. Thank you. 1. The greater the expectation placed upon people, often ...
  • I am a budding ESOL/EFL teacher in S.America that is trying to get to grips with the vagaries of using multiple adjectives in sentences - I am not a native English speaker :-( I have been swatting up on the subject of multiple adjectives - ...
  • hey, I'm a Belgian student and I must make a work about the Budget of the UK. In one of my texts, I have the following sentence: "But if they, and many other independent experts, are right, then the "clear red water" between the political parties on ...
  • Hello, The word etude: meaning: musical piece intended to aid student in learning an instrument Could anybody give an illustrative sentence how this word could be used. Thanks.
  • Hi, I'm writing a letter and running into this problem. Which sentence is correct: there is a number of research facilities at that university..., or there are a number of research facilities...? Thank you so much, J
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    (1)Almost her friends were living in that country Dictionaries say the sentence above is grammatically wrong, as 'almost' is an adverb and it's impossible for that word to modify a noun. To me, however, this kind of sentence below sounds perfectly ...
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