Miscellaneous Tips


09

Apr 2018

Past Simple or Past Progressive Grammar Rules- Fill in With Right Choice

We use the Past simple for describing an action which was completed before now. The time of the action can be of recent past or of a distant time. Past continuous is used for an  action which started in the past and was continuing at the time of speaking or reporting. In case of simple past we use the past form of verb and in...

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16

Mar 2018

SOME and ANY Grammar Rules- Do You Know How to Use Them

Both the words some and any are used by the speaker when the speaker is not in a position to tell the exact number of things or is not interested in telling the exact figures. This the speaker may do as he or she thinks it is not necessary to pass on the information. Take a note about the following sentences- I saw five beautiful...

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25

Feb 2018

How to Use Conjunction-And vs But Correctly

A cojunction is a word that joins words or sentences together. The two most commonly used conjunctions used are AND and BUT. So do you know how to use the two conjunctions correctly? If you have confusion , then this post is excatly for you. We use and- When we want to show addition or want to add some similar ideas.( she bought a blue...

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18

Dec 2017

Allude or Elude? How to Use the Two Words Correctly

Allude means referring to something in an indirect manner and elude means to escape or hide, avoid or to evade from the the cops or authorities. She…………… to her past life when she was a dance teacher. The thieves………….the police for so many years. Tom………….. to the condition of the poorer section of the people in the developing countries. The problem is rather simple but...

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Listen better to communicate better

08

Sep 2017

Listening Skills the Foundation for Success- Do You Have It

Listening is vital for effective communication. How many of us actually listen? Do we listen or hear? Listening is so important for any successful communication. But the fact is we tend to speak more than listen to others. For any relationship to stay you need to have the gift of listening. Listening to others can solve many problems and ensure less of Without effective listening...

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Let's Make Conversation Engaging

28

Jun 2017

10 MOST COSTLY MISTAKES TO AVOID IN A CONVERSATION

You can definitely kick-start your conversation if you can avoid the ten most costly mistakes in a conversation. You can sharpen your communication skills as you shun away from the mistakes you make. This is possible by sheer hard work and changing your old habits. Close your ears to those who say you cannot improve your style of conversation. Good conversation habits would lead to...

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BE SMART TALK SMART

12

Jun 2017

10 Stupid Things You Should Never Do When Learning English

Are you trying to learn the art of communicating in English? How far is your progress? You have put your best but of no avail. No improvement and you are frustrated! Don’t you think there is something wrong? Yes, you should stop doing some stupid things to come out of the shackle. Let’s get started and see what stupid things we should never do to...

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GRAMMAR RULES FOR WHEN AND WHILE

30

May 2017

When and While Grammar Rules- How Much Do You Know

You should have now come across the two most common words (while and when) in the English language. Is there a difference in USAGE between the uses of these two words while and when?  I was asked this question by one of my students. So I decided to create one post highlighting how to use when and while. You will find on many occasions the...

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Tips to become a confident public speaker

19

May 2017

How to Overcome Nervousness Easily While Speaking

Nervousness while speaking is a mental assault many speakers face. But how to overcome nervousness while speaking is a million dollar question for many speakers. Nervousness while speaking is a mental trauma that makes us feels naked emotionally in front of our friends, teachers, and colleagues. So are you one of them who get nervousness while speaking in public? You prepared hard for your presentation...

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what or which-Is it really confusing

30

Mar 2017

What or Which-HOW TO Use Them Correctly

Do you know when to use what? Do you get confused sometimes when to use what or which? If so, then this post of mine gives a clear idea of when to use them. So let’s get started and check out the tips to use the two words what and which. WHAT Are you expecting a response which could be anything? Then use the word...

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think better speak better

16

Mar 2017

10 Simple Ways to Think in English

  You have been learning English for many years now. But you agree that when it comes to speaking you are not that confident. You simply get stuck at some point and cannot express better. So what you say? “My communication skill is very poor” “I am very poor at speaking English” and so on. But why is the situation so? Why others can speak...

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how to use good and well

11

Mar 2017

How to Use Good and Well Correctly in a Sentence

The two English words GOOD and WELL are often a matter of great concern to most of the English learners and so difficult to use in conversation. This lesson would help you to put rest all doubts and help you get a good understanding of the two words. Good is an adjective and it is always used with a noun. So let us look at...

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on time and in time

01

Mar 2017

On Time Or In Time- Which is right and when to use them

ON TIME and IN TIME are two common confuses expressions which are often confused. So what do you think are the two expressions same in meaning or have a different one.  There is a difference between the meanings of the two and so they are used different manner. We have to understand better to have better and effective COMMUNICATION. Let us have a look at...

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know the rules and use have been and had been correctly

02

Feb 2017

HAVE BEEN, HAS BEEN, HAD BEEN- WHEN TO USE THEM

HAVE BEEN/HAS BEEN Use have been to express an action which began in the past and is still continuing Example– I have been teaching English for 7 years. (Means I started teaching English 7 years back and is still teaching English to my students) We use has been or have been and then add a verb in the ING form to make the Present Perfect...

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let's create a better impact describing ourselves better

15

Nov 2016

Describing Yourself in a Job Interview- 10 Incredible Ways

Describing yourself in a job interview is a demanding task for many. You have to bang on target and package yourself better to crack the interview. Do you have a problem describing yourself? Then this post of mine would throw some light into this aspect. Keep in mind that your answer should not sound stereotyped but it should be something convincing and natural to the...

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