Phrasal and Prepositional Verbs in English

English has two different types of verbs that give ESL/EFL students a hard time: prepositional and phrasal verbs. They often look similar, but there are differences. Meaning and word order…

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Ti piace…? How to Say What You Like in Italian

In this post we’ll look at how to say what you like in Italian. You use a construction that’s a bit different than in English. Mi piace il/la… To say…

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Go Running, Go Out for a Run: Activities with Go

A lot of English activity verbs use go and the -ing gerund. These are activities that you have to leave the house to do, so most examples are sports and…

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See, Look at, or Watch?

These three verbs all mean to use your sense of vision, but there are differences in how they’re used that can be confusing even to advanced learners of English. In…

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I Went or I Have Gone?

One of the most common difficulties for intermediate level learners of English is the difference between the simple past (I went) and the present perfect (I have gone). This is…

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