Category Archives: Everyday Grammar (VOA Learning English)

Everyday Grammar: Though – VOA Learning English (Jun 25, 2017)

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Everyday Grammar: Imprecise Nouns – VOA Learning English (Jun 18, 2017)

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Everyday Grammar: Polite Offers & Simple Past Tense – VOA Learning English (Jun 11, 2017)

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Noun Clauses in Everyday Speech – VOA Learning English (Apr 20, 2017)

From VOA Learning English, this is Everyday Grammar. Almost every American has seen or heard of the movie “Forrest Gump.” The film is a touching story about the life of a man who faces many challenges. One of the most … Continue reading

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‘Providing’ More Assistance With Prepositions – VOA Learning English (Mar 01, 2017)

https://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/10/b/be/be7d7eb4-cce4-456d-87fd-5271e85734d8.mp4 English learners know that prepositions can be difficult to master. There are 94 one-word prepositions in English, and about 56 prepositions with two or more words, called “complex prepositions.” This adds up to 150 chances to make mistakes. We … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: Parallelism – VOA Learning English

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Disagreements in Everyday Conversation, Part Two – VOA Learning English (Feb 23, 2017)

From VOA Learning English, this is Everyday Grammar. Imagine you are at a business meeting in the United States. The meeting is held one day after a major sporting event, like the Super Bowl. You might hear comments like this: … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: While vs. Whereas – VOA Learning English (Jan 29, 2017)

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Everyday Grammar: Simple Past Yes/No Questions – VOA Learning English (Jan 15, 2017)

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Can You Catch These Native Speaker Mistakes? – VOA Learning English (Jan 12, 2017)

From VOA Learning English, this is Everyday Grammar. This week, we will learn a few English words and phrases that are commonly misused in English. Even well-educated native English speakers make the mistakes you will read and hear about today, … Continue reading

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