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See vs watch vs look

Three words that are often used interchangeably, but have distinct meanings are "see", "watch", and "look"

Author Sanchana S
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What is the Indian constitution and why is it written in English?

One of the most striking examples of the significance of English in India is that the Indian Constitution is written in English.

Author Sanchana S
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The Secrets to learning grammar

Actually, the same things that I’m going to reveal can be applied to learning almost anything, but especially grammar.

Author David Lines
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Christmas traditions and Santa’s suit

Santa Clause has many names, and there was no definitive colour for Santa’s suit, the most common dress code for Santa in Victorian times and into the twentieth century was various shades of green.

Author David Lines
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Sport or Sports?

Have you ever wondered why some people say, “Do you like sport?” while others say, “Do you like sports?”

Author David Lines
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Review Review Review

The more you review what you have learned, the better your understanding of it

Author David Lines
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Phrasal verbs are great!

Most people have heard of phrasal verbs but have a rather hazy understanding of what they actually are, and how we use them.

Author David Lines
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The English Language – a curious mixture

English, like most of the world’s languages evolved over time and it incorporates influences from several other languages.

Author David Lines
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British English verses American English

Have you ever wondered why you might see colour spelled as color, or centre as center? Is it spelled or spelt; travelling or traveling?

Author David Lines
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Which university should I choose if I study in the UK? This is an often asked question and there are many different answers. That’s probably not the initial response you expected!

Author David Lines
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