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More advanced learners may want to check this site out for English listening practice. Download a classic book, read by volunteers.

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Speak to the organ grinder, not the monkey

Talk to the boss, not the subordinate.
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This looks very useful and should also be a lot of fun.
Instantly translate text within any app on your Android phone. Just copy the text and your translation pops up right there.

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In British English it's a ladybird. In the US it's a ladybug.
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-cede -ceed
Watch out for these tricky words to spell: 

precede (to come before another thing) 
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proceed (to begin or continue) 
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We've just updated the grammar and resources section on our website. Search the index and full site from this page:
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Welcome to our grammar & vocabulary section: an easy-to-use reference for teachers and learners. See explanations and examples of Business and General English in the categories below, or search…
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"Hurry up and get to the back of the ship!" Tom said sternly.
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Adverbs of manner tell us how someone does something or how something happens. They usually come after the main verb:

He drank quickly. [after the verb]
He drank the water quickly. [after the object]

Most adverbs of manner end in –ly. Exceptions include well, hard, late and fast.

http://speakspeak.com/resources/english-grammar-rules/adjectives-adverbs/adverbs-of-manner
50 adverbs of manner, with examples of verbs we use them with
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Qualifiers: how to sound more polite in a business negotiation

If you often attend meetings and negotiations as part of your job, you will know how important it is to avoid direct disagreement.

A disagreement can occur if we make a very direct and simple statement to express what we’re thinking. Statements which are too direct can sound confrontational and as a result the person you’re negotiating with may be offended or get upset.

Read more: http://speakspeak.com/about-english/using-qualifiers-words-that-make-you-sound-polite-in-a-meeting
If you often attend meetings and negotiations as part of your job, you will know how important it is to avoid direct disagreement. A disagreement can occur if we make a very direct and simple statement to express what we’re thinking. Statements which are too direct can sound confrontational and as a result the person you’re negotiating with may be offended or get upset. Look at these very direct statements: The price is high. It’s a problem. I’ll...
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Please.give me search
For example: search for Wordsworth’s imaginative renderings of a nature in process of being destroyed by human hands in poems such as “Lines Written a Few Miles Above Tinturn Abbey".
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Sit / take an exam

To take an exam means to do an official test. Sit is a little more formal than take and is used in British English.

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