What do you need to be able to speak a language? Words. That means you have to remember words. A lot of them. And this is not going to happen by itself, you have to put some effort into it. Your brain is a muscle and you have to train it.
As you may know, Britain had a General Election about a week and a half ago. This video will help you understand why and how we had an election:
And after the results, what is going to happen? Well....no one seems to know for sure. Here's an easy explanation of what happens when there's a hung parliament and what could happen now...
hung parliament = when no political party has a clear majority
I've just spent a wonderful weekend in the Netherlands, where I was amazed at how well everyone speaks English. And by everyone, I mean old and young people alike.
Do you have to take the TOEIC test? Or maybe you want to, to have a score to put on your CV.
Which English words do you have trouble spelling? And which words do you think Americans can't spell? Make a list of the words you think you would find on a list of misspelled words in the US.
Here is a map showing the most misspelled word in every state, taken from Google searches. It's quite an interesting insight... Were you correct?
My blog has changed! If you're looking for my English-practice exercises, they're all still here, just look in the archives.
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