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Camping Vocabulary Posted by on Jul 7, 2012

Now that it is summer, many people are digging out their camping equipment and putting it to good use. Camping is an outdoor activity where the participants (known as campers) leave their home to stay outdoors while enjoying nature. When you go camping you might use a tent, a caravan, a cabin, or no shelter…

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May, Might and Can Posted by on Jul 4, 2012

May and might – who knew that two words could create so much confusion when it comes to learning the English language. Yet, these two words do just that. So what is the difference between may and might? Well, not too much actually. may = suggests that it is possible that the action will occur…

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Vegetable Words in English Posted by on May 30, 2012

Last week we had a post about fruit vocabulary words. Some of you even told us about your favourite fruits. In this post, we will look at some vegetable vocabulary words. This is handy because quite often the two will go together in conversation. Vegetable Vocabulary Words artichoke asparagus aubergine/egg plant beans broccoli (white) cabbage…

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English Fruit Words: Do You Know These Fruits? Posted by on May 26, 2012

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Happy Saturday everyone!I don’t know what the weather is like where you are but here in the Netherlands it is hot and sunny – the perfect type of weather, in my opinion, to eat some fresh fruit. And since I have fruit on the brain, I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to provide…

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That versus Which Posted by on May 23, 2012

Have you ever struggled with knowing when to use that and when to use which? Well struggle no longer! Restrictive Clauses The first thing we need to discuss is something called a restrictive clause. A restrictive clause is a part of the sentence that you can’t get rid of because it specifically restricts the noun…

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Comparison of Adjectives Posted by on May 19, 2012

I am tall but Mary is taller and Tom is the tallest of us all. Can you find the adjective in the sentence above? Remember, an adjective is a word that describes or tells us more about a noun or a pronoun. If you said “tall” then you were correct. Tall is the adjective in…

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English Immersion Day Posted by on May 16, 2012

No doubt during your language studies you have received lots of advice about the best way to “become fluent.” One of these ideas that often comes up is to immerse yourself in the culture and the language but just how do you do that? Here’s some ideas of what a language immersion day might look…

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