Homograph

Homograph is a group (usually a pair) of words that are spelled the same way, and may or may not be pronounced the same way, although the difference in pronunciation is often just a shift in the accented syllable.⁣ Watch! To put it on the correct sentence, ok. Here are some words as the examples: ⁣ ⁣ I left my key on the left side of the table.⁣ ⁣ I park my car in the park. ⁣ ⁣ Fair (adil) x Fair (pameran) ⁣ Letter (surat) x Letter (huruf) ⁣ Bow (busur) x Bow (Membungkuk) ⁣ Block (merintangi) x Block (komplek) ⁣ Face (menghadapi) x Face (muka) ⁣ Ring (cincin)… Read More

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ESL or EFL

⁣ ⁣⁣ ESL or EFL or others.⁣ ⁣ The distinction between ESL and EFL comes from the native language of the country in which instruction is being given. An ESL classroom is one in which English is the primary national language. On the other hand, an EFL classroom is one in which English is not the native language, as is true of many European countries, where it is common to learn to speak more than one foreign language. For these reasons, ESL is typically the term used in the United States, an English-speaking nation, whereas EFL is more often the term of choice in countries where English is not the… Read More

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Recommended Grammar Book

Pssssttt… Here’s a secret book which makes you better in English, specially in grammar rules. And it’s a must that your teachers also use it. Therefore, we intentionaly present you a wonderful book by Betty Schrampfer Azar. A classic developmental skills text for basic to advanced students of English, Understanding and Using English Grammar is one of comprehensive reference grammar as well as a stimulating and teachable classroom text. While keeping the same basic approach and material as in earlier editions, the last edition more fully develops communicative and interactive language-learning activities. Some of the new features of last edition are: Numerous real communication opportunities, More options for interactive work… Read More

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How to use “DO” in a correct sentence.

Grammarbreaking⁣ ⁣https://youtu.be/x6kriRL5Y-k Now, we’ll break apart a song lyric based on the grammar rules. Here, we are going to know more about the use of “do”. Most of us commonly know that word as a verb. Let’s check it obviously on the parts of this song lyric below. ⁣ ⁣ 1. Do as Verb (kata kerja: melakukan, mengerjakan, dll) ⁣ ⁣ And I roll my eyes and then⁣ You pull me in⁣ I’m not much for dancing⁣ But for you I do (did)⁣ ⁣ 2. Do as Auxiliary Verb (kata bantu, biasanya saat pola kalimat tanya dan negatif) ⁣ ⁣ But now I’ll go sit on the floor⁣ Wearing your… Read More

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Most uncommon singular word

Most Uncommon (or weird) Singular Words in English⁣ ⁣ There are many words in English that are often used only in the plural form. Speakers often make the mistake of using the plural grammatical form when they should actually use the singular. Here are words that are quite common in the plural but unusual in the singular with examples of how to use them:⁣ ⁣ Data – The singular is datum.⁣ Eg: The data show that the drug effectively lowers cholesterol.⁣ ⁣ Criteria – The singular is criterion.⁣ Eg: The most important criteria for college admissions committees are GPA, SAT score and involvement in extracurricular activities.⁣ ⁣ Media -The singular… Read More

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