Morning on the Farm

Dave yawned as he walked to the barn. The sun was just starting to rise. He could see a few stars in the western sky. It was cold, but he could tell that it would be a warm day. He … Read more

How Many? vs How Much?

“How many” and “How much” sound similar. However, they are used to ask about different things. Here are some basic rules to follow:
Use “how many” to ask the number of countable nouns. Countable nouns are things which you can … Read more

Buying New Clothes

Chris was at the mall. She saw a blue shirt in a store. She went into the store. The shirt was too small.

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She asked if the store had a larger size. The clerk found a larger shirt. The shirt … Read more

Taking the Subway

If you live in a large city with lots of traffic, it might not be possible for you to own a car. If you’ve never taken public transportation before, it can seem a little scary. Most people who live in … Read more

In vs. Into

It is easy to confuse the prepositions “in” and “into.” Most native speakers will understand what you say if you mix them up. However, your English will sound much more natural if you use them properly. Here are some simple … Read more

Man’s Best Friend

Dogs are called “man’s best friend.” Owning a dog is a lot of work. You must feed a dog every day. You must give it water and keep it clean.

Dog-Bathing

You must take it to the veterinarian if it gets … Read more

A Trip to California

James is on vacation. It is his first time in California. He is in the airport. He can take a taxi, but taxis are expensive. So he decides to take a train.

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He pays for the ticket. Then … Read more

Stop! Do you know what you are doing?

For many students of English, the difference between ‘To Stop Doing Something’ and ‘To Stop To Do Something’ can be difficult to understand and to learn how to use properly.

Take these two sentences for example:

1) ‘I stopped to … Read more

Signs of Spring

Katie gazed out the window and sighed. The world was black and white. The leafless trees looked like black skeletons against the pure white background of the snow. The fence and barn were grey. Even the sky was grey, full … Read more

Beautiful Hawaii- An Island Paradise.

Do you like to get outdoors? Then Hawaii may be the perfect place for you!

Hawaii is a group of islands off the coast of the United States and is known for being one of the most beautiful places in … Read more