MOST COMMONLY USED PHRASAL VERBS

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PHRASAL VERBS

  Verb Meaning Example ask someone out invite on a date Brian asked Judy out to dinner and a movie. ask around ask many people the same question I asked around but nobody has seen my wallet. add up to something equal Your purchases add up to $205.32. back something up reverse You’ll have to back up your car so … Read More

TOEFL PRACTICE TIPS

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toefl tips
For reading/speaking/writing exercise 1) Take an English newspaper (BELOW IS SHORT LIST-YOU CAN TAKE ANOTHER ONE) THE ECONOMIST NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TELEGRAPH THE GUARDIAN NEWSWEEK 2) Pick out a newspaper article at about 150 words 3) Set a timer for 20 minutes 4) Read the article carefully 5) Underline the key details and unfamiliar words 6) 30 seconds to collect your ... Read More

TOEFL DOWNLOAD PAGE

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155 TOEFL ESSAY QUESTIONS AND EXAMPLES//PRESS AND DOWNLOAD // THE CONTENT IS AS THE PHOTO, AFTER YOU UNZIP THE FILE DO YOU WANT TO TAKE EXCELLENT RESULTS FROM TOEFL (LIKE A GENIUES) TAKE A LOOK AT THAT MATERIALS // AFTER YOU UNZIP YOUR FILE YOUR CONTENT IS AS IN THE PICTURE // PRESS and DOWNLOAD Related articles TOEFL Admit Card … Read More

TOEFL ESSAY SAMPLES (PART 3)

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21  EX In general ,people are living longer now. Discuss the causes of this phenomenon. Use specific reasons and details to develop your essay.     Today people are living to be much older than ever before. Some of the main reasons for this are the improved health care and better nutrition available to everyone.   Medical care is more … Read More

TOEFL ESSAY SAMPLES (PART 2)

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11   Do you agree or disagree with the following statement?  Universities should give the same amount of money to their students’ sports activities as they give to their university libraries. Use specific reasons and examples to support your opinion.     I disagree strongly with the idea that the same amount of money should go to university sports activities … Read More

Summary of Animal Farm by George Orwell

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Summary of Animal Farm by George Orwell (From Cliffs Notes)   One night, all the animals at Mr. Jones’ Manor Farm assemble in a barn to hear old Major, a pig, describe a dream he had about a world where all animals live free from the tyranny of their human masters. Old Major dies soon after the meeting, but the animals — … Read More

CHARLES DICKENS' WORKS – A SIMPLE CHRONOLOGY-

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1837-39 Oliver Twist 1838-39 Nicholas Nickelby 1840-41 The Old Curiosity Shop, Baranby Rudge. 1842 Travelled to the United States. 1843-44 Martin Chuzzlewit, A Christmas Carol. 1844-45 Travelled to Italy and France. 1846-48 Dombey and Son. 1849-50 David Copperfield. 1852-53 Bleak House 1854 Hard Times 1855-57 Little Dorrit 1857 A year before leaving his wife, Dickens fell in love with a … Read More

SOURCE of WORLD's MOST FAMOUS NEWSPAPERS //MAGAZINES

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SOURCES with EXPLANATIONS WORLD MOST FAMOUS NEWSPAPERS //MAGAZINES and DICTIONARIES http://cla.unical.it · There is a section called “Edicola” in which you may find links to important English newspapers. The Big Project – Newspapers in English · a collection of newspapers from all countries The Guardian · live discussions with famous people · many specialist sections including Guardian Education · many … Read More

TRANSITION WORDS

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Addition furthermore moreover too also in the second place again in addition even more next further last, lastly finally besides and, or, nor first second, secondly, etc. Time while immediately never after later, earlier always when soon whenever meanwhile sometimes in the meantime during afterwards now, until now next following once then at length simultaneously so far this time subsequently … Read More

ACTIVE and PASSIVE VOICE (C1 level) with exercises

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ACTIVE and PASSIVE VOICE (C1 level) with exercises

Subject/actor verb object/thing acted on In the passive voice, the object of the action becomes the subject of the sentence, and the actor appears in a prepositional phrase, or is absent from the sentence: Subject verb actor/object of prepositional phrase ► Use the active voice when the actor’s identity is important.