With Valentine’s day just around the corner, and Cupid in his love shack, practicing his bow-and-arrow accuracy, let’s have a look at ten ways to declare your love in English this February the 14th.
Dear Teacher, I am studying how to speak about the future, but I am confused –
when do I use ‘will’, when do I use ‘going to’ and when do I use ‘the present continuous’?
Asking for directions is the first thing we do when we arrive to a different country, or even when we are just trying to find a place. Knowing how to ask for them can make our life so much easier!
The way we ask for directions may affect the answer we get. Luckily, Canadians are known for being very polite and helpful. Here are some tips you can use when you need to get from place A to place B.
It is 2015, and technology becomes more and more essential and indispensable every day. Having an active online presence represents a bonus when it comes to social interactions, and presenting your skills, knowledge, and capabilities is very important when establishing new relationships in the work environment. Why not do it online too? You may wonder how to stay professional while displaying your skills online and the perfect website to do so is called LinkedIn.
Often when I am teaching I overhear students say something like “he say me, it’s good“, or “I tell, it’s good.” It’s a small mistake and still easy to understand the essence of what they want to communicate, but it can make a big difference in someone’s first impression of you if you eliminate these small grammatical errors. So let’s have a look at the differences between these two often confused verbs: say and tell.
One great thing about learning a language is that, once we have the tools, we can share our experience to help those around us by offering our best advice. It’s important to be able to do this in various ways, depending on the situation.
In this article we are going to highlight several ways this can be done, with a focus on the differences between formal and informal ways of offering advice. If the person asking you for advice is your boss or someone you don’t know very well, you probably don’t want to use informal language. Conversely, if the person is a close friend, feel free to tell them how you see things and don’t worry about formality. Let’s have a closer look at three ways we can give advice.
Well welcome to the land of toques, double-doubles and snowbirds. With this handy guide to Canadian slang you will learn how to speak just like a real Canuck (that’s a person from Canada) in no time.
Of all the verbs in English, usage of the verbs “come” and “go,” “bring” and “take” may be very confusing for non-native speakers.
Since it’s not easy to tell when to use one word or the other, we have prepared this English lesson, where we will explain how to use these verbs.
There are many ways to express your holiday spirit. One great way is to write a Happy Holiday card to your friends and family. It’s very personal and lets people know you care.
This post has some helpful tips on writing holiday greetings in English.
With more and more international students inquiring about higher education in Canada, ILAC has decided to highlight a few reasons why Canada is quickly becoming a new popular pathway destination for international students from all over the world.
This article was also shared on the pages of the Optima Study magazine.