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Business English - Confused in the workplace

Average: 3.8 (12 votes)

There are some words related to work that can be very confusing, as they sound similar but have very different meanings. For example:

Employer- the person who employs people (the boss).
Employee- the person who works for the employer.

Business English - Confused in the work place

Average: 3.6 (5 votes)

There are some words related to work that can be very confusing, as they sound similar but have very different meanings. For example:

Employer- the person who employs people (the boss).
Employee- the person who works for the employer.

Danny's Advanced Level Reading Practice - becoming a parent

Average: 3.2 (5 votes)

Last month, my son Jake celebrated his third birthday so we threw him a small party at home with around eight of his friends. This, incidentally, is not something that I would recommend to anyone who likes their house the way it is, particularly if ‘the way it is’ includes things that break easily, or things that don’t break easily but that can somehow be broken if you try hard enough, or things that are absolutely impossible to break but that can be stained, swallowed or used to break something else.

2010 World Cup - Who will win?

Average: 3.7 (10 votes)

Unless you've been living on the moon for the last few months, you'll know that the Fifa World Cup kicks-off today in South Africa.

Travel Tips

Average: 3.3 (7 votes)

Many of our students learn English for travel purposes, so here's an article that can help you build your vocabulary while also giving you some interesting tips about staying safe during your travels. Copy and paste, or write, the words from the list into the correct gaps.

Look Phrasal Verbs

Average: 4.2 (11 votes)

A few weeks ago we looked at 'Get' phrasal verbs, now lets take a look at some of the ones that use the verb ‘look’. Remember, phrasal verbs can take a long time to get used to, just practise practise practise and try to use them in your day to day conversations.

Today's lesson is by Caroline
 

Where should I go?

Average: 3.1 (11 votes)

Each of these people has a problem and needs to go to one of the buildings in town. Which building or place should they go to?

In the news - Britain hotter than Cairo

Average: 3.5 (6 votes)

I hope everyone who's studying in the UK has been enjoying this beautiful weather! This article has six words missing, all of them related to the weather. Put each word listed in one of the gaps. What have you been doing in this heat wave? Brighton students it would be great to hear from you!

Both, neither, either? Pre-Intermediate Level

Average: 3.7 (51 votes)

Adjective or Adverb? Elementary Level

Average: 3.7 (12 votes)

These two groups of words are often confused because they look and sound very similar. For example the adverb of quick is quickly. Remember,
Adverbs describe a VERB.
Adjectives describe a NOUN.

As a general rule to change an adjective to an adverb we add ‘ly’ and these are the adverbs we will focus on today. In the following sentences do we need an adjective or an adverb?

Today's lesson is by Caroline