Se você já fez vários cursos de inglês, tentou aulas particulares e em grupos, adquiriu boa compreensão e gramática, mas sente que estagnou no nível intermediário, este artigo é para você!

A escolha do modelo de curso é bastante particular e está ligada ao seu estilo de aprendizagem: há quem argumente que as aulas em grupo trazem maior interação e dinamismo e que as aulas particulares podem perder o foco se professor e aluno não estiverem muito alinhados quanto aos objetivos e metas. Seja qual for… Read More

Word order or Order of Words?

Word Order in Positive Sentences For the beginning, remember this simple rule:     If you are a more advanced learner, remember the following rule:     Word Order in Negative Sentences The word order in negative sentences is the same as in affirmative sentences. Note, however, that in negative sentences we usually need an auxiliary… Read More

French words and expressions commonly used in English

Over the years, the English language has borrowed a great number of French words and expressions. Some of this vocabulary has been so completely absorbed by English that speakers might not realize its origins. Other words and expressions have retained their “Frenchness” – a certain je ne sais quoi which speakers tend to be much… Read More

Confusing words: Travel, Trip, Voyage and Journey

Travel (v) is used in general terms as a verb – it usually means to change location. The word travel is very rarely used as a noun. For example: I have to travel a lot for work. Trip (n) is often substituted for the word ‘holiday’ when the travelling distance was short. For example: How… Read More

Confusing words: Say and tell

 Word  Explanation  Example  say  to say something (say is followed immediately by a noun clause). If you want to put a personal object after say, use the word to.  Andrew said that he was right.He said to his father that he was right.  tell  to tell someone something (tell is followed by an object noun… Read More