Having problems with spelling common English words?
Don’t know whether to use it’s or its? Not sure whether your stationery should be stationary – or is it the other way round?
Check out this wonderful infographic:
Match the question on the left to the good advice given on the right.
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Answers (no peeping!):
It may be useful for Polish learners of English to remember that English has a much larger vocabulary than Polish. Estimates suggest that there are five times more words in English than in Polish. Here we can see cases where two different words in English mean the same word in Polish. The student has to choose the correct word. They have a 50/50 chance!
Of course, this can lead to a lot of errors and misunderstandings, so it’s worth learning the table below:
Taken from the resource book I Have Twenty Fingers …and 159 other common Polish-English Errors by Matt Purland. Available on Amazon.
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This is a great reading comprehension pack for advanced-level learners of English. Based on the modern fable of The Businessman and the Fisherman, this free ESOL material will have you and your students discussing the time-old concepts of work-life balance and how to find true contentment:
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