580 – Begin, Start, And Prepositions

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSToday, we’re going to take a look at the prepositions we use with begin and start. First of all, I’d like to mention that begin and start are usually interchangeable. For example you can start the class or begin the class – the meaning is the same. And, there are …

572 – A vs. The Makes A Difference

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS Today we’re going to look at five phrases, like in a way and in the way. Using a or the in each phrase changes the meaning, so you’ll want t o be sure to chose the right word. Let’s get right into it. Here are the example sentences. To …

569 – 6 Ways To Use MAKE in the Causative

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSA while ago we looked at the causative form of the verb make. Today, I’d like to dig a little deeper into the different ways we can use this very versatile verb, MAKE. Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen …

568 – Irregular Participle Adjectives

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSToday we’re going to talk about vocabulary. Way back in episode 26, we talked about participle adjectives. You know, words like interesting and interested, exciting and excited, and boring and bored. Well today we’re going to talk about irregular participle adjectives. This is a small group of ED adjectives that …