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Made of or Made from

In this lesson I use a video English lesson that I made in 2010 to teach the difference between made from and made of. It was a valuable lesson back then, and it’s a valuable lesson today, too.

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Categories: Vocabulary | Confusables


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Adapt or Adopt

The two words adapt and adopt, and their derivatives, are often confused by students. This lesson will look at how we use the two words and what the differences are between them. We will look at the words: adapt, adapted, adapting, adaption, adaptation, adapter, readapt, adaptive, adaptable, adapted, adaptive, adopt, adoption, adopter, adoptee, readopt, adoptable, adoptive, and adopted.

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Visited 1 day, 11 hrs, 31 mins, 31 secs ago

Categories: Vocabulary | Confusables


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In a Row

To say that things are in a row means that they are arranged in a line next to one another either in space or time. By extension, the idiomatic expression, in a row, means that several events happen consecutively, one after the other. This lesson will help you to use this common expression. We need to be careful with the word row, however, as it has several meanings and even different pronunciation. The first meaning is a noun meaning an arrangement of objects side by side in a line as in a row of books on the shelf. The second meaning is a verb meaning to propel a boat using oars as in he rowed the rowing boat across the lake. The third meaning is a noun and verb meaning to have an angry dispute as in he had a row with his wife about his drinking.

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Categories: Vocabulary | Confusables | Idioms


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Do or Make Revision

The lesson, Do or Make, will introduce you to the uses of the verbs do or make and this lesson will give you some revision of some common collocations with these verbs. The collocations include: a bad job, a comment, a confession, a degree, a fortune, a good job, a joke, a life, a list, a living, a loss, a noise, a point, a profit, a promise, a statement, a suggestion, a workout, an effort, believe, business, friends, good, gymnastics, harm, love, money, my homework, nothing, progress, some exercise, some work, the bed, the dishes, the effort, the hoovering, the housework, the ironing, the shopping, the washing up, the washing, well, your hair, your job, your job, your makeup, your nails, and yourself go to the gym.

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Visited 3 hrs, 4 mins, 54 secs ago

Categories: Collocations | Confusables | | Vocabulary


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Better than Nothing

There is a group of words in English which I will call the *thing words. These words are anything, something, everything, and nothing. If I’ve learned anything about them, I’ve learned that they cause confusion for students, so I thought I ought to make a lesson to tell you everything about them. Everything you want to know about the *thing words is here in this lesson, so if you do nothing else today at least do something about learning these words with this lesson.

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Categories: Vocabulary | Confusables


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