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Answers to common student questions.

Really vs Very

Really vs Very What’s the difference between, “really” and “very”?  Really / Very + adjectivesEx: The whipped cream on the pancakes was really

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Believe vs Believe In

Believe vs Believe in What’s the difference between, “believe” and “believe in”?  Believe:to think something is true / factualEx: I

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Later

Later LaterI often hear students make mistakes with this word, so here are some simple examples to help remember the

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Quotation Marks

Quotation Marks Quotation marks have several simple uses, and a lot of specific rules. Try learning the general rules first, and focus

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Kangaroo Words

Kangaroo Words Kangaroo words contain their synonyms. For example, the word “chicken” contains the word “hen” which means the same thing!

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Wish vs Hope

hope vs wish What’s the difference between “hope” and “wish”?   Check out the examples below and then use these words

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By vs Until

by vs until What’s the difference between “by” and “until”?  Check out the examples below and then use these words in

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Active vs Passive

active and passive What’s the difference between “active” and “passive”?   Check out the examples below and then use these styles

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Thanksgiving Idioms

Thanksgiving Idioms Thanksgiving is a traditional American holiday that celebrates family and the harvest. It’s celebrated on the third Thursday

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Halloween

Halloween Idioms InstructionsPractice the idioms below and use them in your next conversations. They’re creepy and they’re spooky, mysterious, and

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Because vs So

Because / So What’s the difference between “because” and “so”?  Because = the reason whySo = the result Study the

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You and I

You and I Question: Which is correct, “you and me “or “you and I”?  Answer: They both are! Study the examples

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ch sounds

CH Sounds

CH Sounds CH has three different sounds. “Ch” sounds like “tsh”, “k”, and “sh”.. Below is a partial list of

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Four Idioms 2

Four Idioms 2 InstructionsRead the idioms below. Do you understand the example sentences? Yes, or no, check the meaning and

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in the same boat

Four Idioms

Four Idioms InstructionsRead the idioms below. Do you understand the example sentences? Yes, or no, check the meaning and then

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