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TURTLE VS TORTOISE - SERIES or SERIAL?  A COMMON MISTAKE
I was very shocked the other day that many students (even high level ones) thought the translation of черепаха was just "turtle."....
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COMMON MISTAKE: ACCURATE
I hear these mistakes all the time:  - I dress accurately!  - I am an accurate person  But our "accurate" doesn't really corre...
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Grammar COMMON MISTAKE: SO & SUCH
✔ SUCH: before (adjective +) noun - We use such before a noun with or without an adjective. Such also comes before a/an. The meaning is like...
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FEEL ONESELF - LET'S DEBUNK THIS MYTH
FEEL ONESELF - LET'S DEBUNK THIS MYTH Russians are often told by us native teachers (many of whom used to be ex-pizza deliverers before ...
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COMMON MISTAKES MADE BY ENGLISH LEARNERS
I made these videos based on mistakes that arise again and again. These ones are taken from Russian students (since I teach in Russia) but c...
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NAUGHTY!!! 25 WAYS TO USE THE WORD PISS
Achtung! This word is rude. Be careful how you use it! The basic meaning = to go to the toilet. ✅ To be/get pissed = to be drunk (In US Engl...
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COURTEOUS vs POLITE - A DIFFERENCE?
POLITE = You ARE well-mannered, civilized COURTEOUS = Displaying good manners/showing thought or regard for others So if I describe someone ...
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BENEATH - a preposition or an adverb?
✅ Meaning - ‘at a lower level than’. Beneath is most common in formal writing. We don’t use it often in informal . In speaking, under and be...
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COMMON MISTAKES
COMMON MISTAKES  Many English learners confuse: this Saturday, next Saturday, last Saturday, on Saturday bla bla bla.  ✅ This Saturday = the...
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