TO MEET, TO KNOW, TO GET TO KNOW

TO MEET, TO KNOW, TO GET TO KNOW – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? The verbs ‘to meet’ and ‘to know’ are often confused by foreign speakers of English.  The two verbs have different meanings in English and can be confusing if used incorrectly. TO MEET We use the verb to meet when: we are introduced to someone for the first time.  …

SENSITIVE vs. SENSIBLE

When Should You Use Sensible and When Should You Use Sensitive? Sensible and sensitive are adjectives which are often confused by students of English.  The two words have distinct meanings in English and will often lead to confusion if used incorrectly. SENSIBLE Meaning:  able to use reason, logic and experience to make decisions and judgements; practical.    In English when …

HOW TO LEARN THE PRONUNCIATION OF NEW WORDS IN ENGLISH

When you learn a new word in a text written on the web or in a book, it is not enough to simply try and memorise it.  As you know, the way English words sound and the way they are written are very different.  This is why it is crucial to look up the pronunciation of new words that you …