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What Lady Gaga can teach you about learning English as a Second Language

What Lady Gaga can teach you about learning English as a Second Language

What Lady Gaga Can Teach You About Learning English As A Second Language   Lady Gaga, the amazing American singer, songwriter and actress, has been described as a “post-modern diva” who combines elements of Madonna, David Bowie and Freddie Mercury. Now that’s a pretty impressive description!  But we think Lady Gaga can also teach you something important about learning English as a second language and speaking it whilst you’re in England.   Perfect Illusion ... Read More
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Learning English Grammar #12 – “ie and eg”

Learning English Grammar #12 – “ie and eg”

This blog post is part of a series of posts that aim to correct common grammar mistakes in the English language. To see all the posts please visit the ELC Brighton Blog.  Learning English Grammar the easy way – “i.e. & e.g.” The final piece of grammar advice I am going to give out today is not to mix up “i.e.” and “e.g.” as the mean very different things. “i.e.” stands for the Latin phrase “id est” which means “that... Read More
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Learning English Grammar #11 – “Less & Fewer”

Learning English Grammar #11 – “Less & Fewer”

This blog post is part of a series of posts that aim to correct common grammar mistakes in the English language. To see all the posts please visit the ELC Brighton Blog.  Learning English Grammar the easy way – “Less & Fewer” Do you know how to use “Fewer” and “Less” correctly? It’s easy, “Fewer” is used when you can count items individually, “Less” is a general amount or something you can’t count, like water ... Read More
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Learning English Grammar #10 – “Who & Whom”

Learning English Grammar #10 – “Who & Whom”

This blog post is part of a series of posts that aim to correct common grammar mistakes in the English language. To see all the posts please visit the ELC Brighton Blog.  Learning English Grammar the easy way – “Who & Whom” When referring to other people in English we can use “Who” and “Whom”. Even the most experienced of native speakers get these two mixed up, but there are some simple rules to help you know which one to use. We use “Who&... Read More
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Learning English Grammar #9 – “Me, Myself & I”

Learning English Grammar #9 – “Me, Myself & I”

This blog post is part of a series of posts that aim to correct common grammar mistakes in the English language. To see all the posts please visit the ELC Brighton Blog.  Learning English Grammar the easy way – “Me, Myself & I” “Me”, “Myself” and “I” are all used when talking about yourself. But it becomes confusing, especially when you are talking about someone else as well in the same sentence. When you are talking about someone el... Read More
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Learning English Grammar #8 – “Could’ve, Should’ve & Would’ve”

Learning English Grammar #8 – “Could’ve, Should’ve & Would’ve”

This blog post is part of a series of posts that aim to correct common grammar mistakes in the English language. To see all the posts please visit the ELC Brighton Blog.  Learning English Grammar the easy way – “Could’ve, Should’ve & Would’ve” You may have heard this said in English: “could’ve, should’ve, and would’ve”. Now because these words are the shortened versions of “could have, should have and would have&rdq... Read More
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Learning English Grammar #7 – “Affect & Effect”

Learning English Grammar #7 – “Affect & Effect”

This blog post is part of a series of posts that aim to correct common grammar mistakes in the English language. To see all the posts please visit the ELC Brighton Blog.  Learning English Grammar the easy way – “Affect & Effect” “Affect” and “Effect” cause the same kind of confusion as “then” and “than” because they sound and look similar but mean different things. “Affect” is a verb, so you can “affect&... Read More
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Learning English Grammar #6 – “Then & Than”

Learning English Grammar #6 – “Then & Than”

This blog post is part of a series of posts that aim to correct common grammar mistakes in the English language. To see all the posts please visit the ELC Brighton Blog.  Learning English Grammar the easy way – “Then & Than” Let’s move on from the apostrophes now. “Then” and “Than” look and sound very similar but they actually mean different things, but people always get them confused. “Then” is related to time and is used when... Read More
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Learning English Grammar #5 – “Its & It’s”

Learning English Grammar #5 – “Its & It’s”

This blog post is part of a series of posts that aim to correct common grammar mistakes in the English language. To see all the posts please visit the ELC Brighton Blog.  Learning English Grammar the easy way – “Its & It’s” The only exception to the apostrophe rules in English is when using “its” and “it’s”. As it’s the only exception to the rule it gets everyone confused, beginners and native speakers alike (whether or not you... Read More
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Learning English Grammar #4 – “Using Apostrophes”

Learning English Grammar #4 – “Using Apostrophes”

This blog post is part of a series of posts that aim to correct common grammar mistakes in the English language. To see all the posts please visit the ELC Brighton Blog.  Learning English Grammar the easy way – “Using Apostrophes” In English language there is a lot of importance on the apostrophe and where it is used. Putting apostrophes in the wrong place is the most common mistake that people make when they are learning English grammar. But they’re pretty simple to... Read More
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