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Homophones You Need to Know

Homophones You Need to Know

Have you heard the joke about the English teacher consoling his student? The student cried, “I’ll never learn all of these homophones!” Comforting the student, the teacher replied, “Their, they’re.” Homophones are pairs or groups of words which are pronounced the same, but differ in meaning, origin or spelling. For example, there, their and they’re.  It’s important to learn […]

Intrepid English Student Profile

Intrepid English Student Profile

  Today’s blog is a little different from our usual offerings. I chatted with my student, Erik, who has just reached the end of his Intrepid English Academy Success Path. He has reached his goal level in English – Congratulations, Erik!  I asked Erik a few questions about his experience of learning English with me […]

Idioms

Idioms

Vocabulary found in this blog derive (verb) obtain something from (a specified source). literally (adverb) in a literal manner or sense; exactly. literal (adj) taking words in their usual or most basic sense without metaphor or exaggeration. context (noun) the circumstances that form the setting for an event, statement, or idea, and in terms of […]