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Jen’s English Tip – Brain Versus Mind

  Brain Versus Mind When do you use ‘brain’ or ‘mind’? ‘Brain’ refers to the physical organ that is found inside your skull. “He was lucky to escape the accident without a serious brain injury.” “The disease affected her heart, lungs and brain.” The word ‘mind’ cannot refer to the physical organ. We use ‘mind’ […]

November 20th, 2016 | Posted in English Tips by Jen | Read More »

Jen’s English Tip – Could have and Would have

  . Do you know when to use could have and would have to talk about past events? Read on for some tips and advice. Using ‘could have’ You use ‘could have’ to talk about possibilities in the past: ‘I could have married someone else but I chose you.’ ‘We could have won the game […]

November 14th, 2016 | Posted in English Tips by Jen | Read More »

Jen’s English Tip – Acquired Taste

. When we are talking about food, we can say we like or dislike something. We can also use the idiom ‘an acquired taste’. Read on to learn more! ‘An acquired taste’ is something that you dislike eating first but you start to like it over time as you eat more. Cheese can be an […]

November 9th, 2016 | Posted in English Tips by Jen | Read More »

Jen’s English Tip – How to Use the Phrasal Verb Dress up

DRESS UP . If you enjoy wearing something nice for a special occasion, you probably enjoy dressing up. Do you know how to use the phrasal verb ‘dress up’? To ‘dress up’ can mean to wear your best clothes for a special occasion. It’s a good idea to dress up for the dinner so you […]

October 31st, 2016 | Posted in English Tips by Jen | Read More »

Jen’s English Tip – Home or House

Home or House We use the noun ‘house’ to talk about a building where people live. ‘That’s my house, on the left.’ ‘My house has a red roof.’ We often talk about the house that someone lives in: ‘I’m going to Oscar’s house after school.’ ‘We are having a party at Kate’s house.’ Sometimes we […]

October 24th, 2016 | Posted in English Tips by Jen | Read More »

Jen’s English Tip – Content and Content

. Content and Content If you find the English ‘content’ that you have been reading useful, you must be ‘content’. Confused about the different meanings of ‘content’? Read on to find out more! When we say ‘we are content’, it can mean to be happy and satisfied with something. In this case, ‘content’ is used […]

October 19th, 2016 | Posted in English Tips by Jen | Read More »

Jen’s English Tip – Have or Has

Have or Has ‘Has’ and ‘have’ are commonly used verbs in the English language. Read on to learn more about how to use these words. When we’re referring to singular subjects, we use ‘has’. The Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo has reddish-brown fur. The kangaroo has evolved to live up in the trees. When we’re referring to […]

October 10th, 2016 | Posted in English Tips by Jen | Read More »

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