Daily life is what a person does, feels, and thinks every day. Much of everyday life is automatic in that it is driven by current features of the environment as mediated by automatic cognitive processing of those features, without any mediation by conscious choice.
Synonyms are words with the same or similar meanings. Words that are synonyms are said to be synonymous, and the state of being a synonym is called synonymy. Note that synonyms are defined with respect to certain senses of words; for instance, pupil as the “aperture in the iris of the eye” is not synonymous with student. Likewise, he expired means the same as he died, [...]
Vocabulary is basic and very important when you learn foreign languages. You can’t understand, read, write, and speak if you don’t know vocabulary. Learn English vocabulary is a long process that you must follow.
A relative pronoun is a pronoun that introduces a relative clause. It is called a “relative” pronoun because it “relates” to the word that it modifies. Here is an example: The person who phoned me last night is my teacher. In the above example, “who“: relates to “person”, which it modifies introduces the relative clause [...]
In this lesson we’re going to be making comparisons, and looking at some tricky prepositions of time. We’re going to learn how to use comparative adjectives: regular, irregular, superlative. Now let’s study by watching this video. And complete this test. In this activity you need to choose the appropriate comparative adjective to complete the sentences below. [...]
In this lesson, we’re going to talk about businesses, and different ways to discuss economic information, and we’re going to look at how they describe a successful company. So today we’re going look at the language of description, particularly describing economic information. When describing data, or anything for that matter, it is important to include [...]
In this lesson, we’re going to look at ways of discussing a topic. When you’re writing or speaking, you can present facts, or you can use your opinion – but how can you tell the difference? We’ll find out. When you’re reading, writing or listening to an argument like this, it’s important to be able [...]
Practise and consolidate your learning by completing our activities. In this one you need to choose the right word from the list to complete the sentences below.
In this lesson we’re going to focus on vocabulary building, and word groups. In English, many words can change to have different uses. In this way, they form word groups. Learning words groups is an excellent way to build your vocabulary. You should write them down in a table like this showing adjectives, nouns, verbs, [...]