Verb tense consistency is especially important in modern English. In most cases, verb tenses must remain the same within and among sentences, paragraphs, and entire passages. Yet, there are a handful of situations where a shift in verb tense is not only acceptable but necessary to help express a particular idea.   Unacceptable Shifts English…

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In this week’s lesson, we’re going begin discussing the words used to express and count numbers in English. We’ll be breaking these words down into manageable chunks, explaining each group of numbers before moving on to the next.   0 to 20 The numbers 0 through 20 twenty have their own unique count words. The…

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In this lesson, we’re going to explain the essential meanings behind eight more commonly-used business English expressions. As with last week’s lesson, this is just a small sample of the unique vocabulary of the English-speaking business world. If you need more help with business English, or any other aspect of the English language, contact the…

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This week we’re going to unpack the meaning behind a dozen commonly-used business English expressions. As with all subcultures, the English-speaking business world has its own peculiar vocabulary, the meaning of which might not be obvious to non-native English speakers. What follows is just a small taste of expressions used in business correspondence. If you…

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