Short BBC video news reports to improve vocabulary, listening skills

Here's our tip for using news reports to increase your English vocabulary. You'll improve your listening skills at the same time. You may have already used news websites to help improve your English. The problem with … [Read More...]

Using “it” with phrasal verbs

Many verbs are made up of two parts: a verb and an adverb. These verbs are called phrasal verbs. Examples of phrasal verbs include throw away, put in, give up and wake up. One tricky thing when using phrasal verbs … [Read More...]

Prepositions with make: “made of”, “made from”

To talk about types of material or to say what something consists of, we often use is made, which is the passive form of make. There are a few different prepositions commonly used after is made, each expressing … [Read More...]