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Past and Present Perfect Tense Use

A simple explanation of past and present perfect tense use, with examples and a little practice.

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20 Questions: The Question Game

Have fun practicing English with the Question Game! You'll have such a good time that you'll forget to be nervous about your English!

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Build Advanced Communication Skills in English

Are you working on advanced communication skills in English? Here are suggested resources to help you develop your speaking, writing and vocabulary skills.

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Reading for Specific Purposes

Benefit more from studying by reading for specific purposes. Adjust the way you read according to your reason for reading.

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30 Days to Better English for Professionals in Minutes a Day

30 Days to Better English: increase your English skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, and confidence with 30 short lessons on your own schedule

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Common Phrasal Verbs: Examples & Practice

Here's help to understand common phrasal verbs. Learn their meanings in context, with examples and matching practice.

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The Simple Past Tense: Examples & Tips for Use

Spell and pronounce the simple past tense of regular verbs in English. Easy hints for the past tense of verbs that can be confusing (like hop v.s. hope.)

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How to Change Someone’s Mind: Keys to Effective Persuasion

How to change someone’s mind: the most effective ways to convince someone to reconsider their opinions

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A2 English listening practice Using TED Talks

Do you need Level A2 English listening practice? Try these comprehension questions (and bonus writing or discussion questions) for 3+ TED talks on hope.

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Why Building Vocabulary with English Detective Works

Do you find building vocabulary in English hard? This free newsletter can make it easier! Get reading and vocabulary practice every few weeks.

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