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Learn to communicate well and connect in conversations in English with these articles and video lessons
Let’s discuss embedded questions, which are also known as indirect questions. Embedded questions are questions contained within another statement or question. They are used to repeat a previously asked question, indicate a point of confusion or doubt, or sound more polite when making a request. Embedded questions are especially common … Read the article and watch the video lesson
In English, we use the grammar structure go +ing to talk about leisure activities, or activities we do in our free time. The go + gerund grammar structure confuses most language learners, from beginners to fluent speakers! Most non-native speakers have trouble with this structure because it includes the verb “to go” … Read the article and watch the video lesson
When someone asks “How long have you been….?”, they want to know more about skills you have learned after lots of practice, such as sports, artistic activities, hobbies, or even things you do in your job. The present perfect continuous has several different uses, which I explain in detail here. Today, … Read the article and watch the video lesson
I hope you are having a great week so far. I’m so excited to bring you the latest episode of the English with Kim podcast. Let’s focus on the difference between the verbs “hope” and “wish.” I decided to talk about the verbs “hope” and “wish” in this podcast because … Read the article and watch the video lesson
Chances are you use collective nouns regularly. So what are there? Collective nouns are special nouns that are used for groups, usually groups of people. Because they describe groups with many members, the words sound like they should be plural. However, in American English, they are actually singular! For this … Read the article and watch the video lesson
Let’s talk about participial adjectives. First things first, what are participial adjectives? This fancy term describes adjectives formed using the past and present participles, otherwise known as the -ed and -ing endings. Many non-native speakers struggle with choosing the correct ending because they are so similar. But the rule is … Read the article and watch the video lesson
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