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Ashlie and Stephen take Tristan and his friend Jay Marie on a bus tour of London. Who is the better tour guide?

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What are these activities called?

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Think of a number with two digits. For example 43. Follow the Magic Gopher's instructions and he will amaze you by telling you what number you chose.

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Professionals Podcasts - Emotional intelligence

Listen to an extract from a lecture on emotional intelligence given by a professor at a business school.

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Unit 1: Email addresses

Email addresses are essential in business – do you know how to say them correctly?

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IELTS Reading tips

Anna from Sweden, Joan from Hong Kong and Rosselle from the Philippines share their secrets on how to succeed in the IELTS reading paper.

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30 March, 2017 - 07:03
Hello nicky62, Yes, 'someone famous' means 'someone who is famous'.   Best wishes, Peter The LearnEnglish Team
30 March, 2017 - 07:03
Hello Alex H, In my answer I made the point that the use of different verb forms is really based not upon the nature of the clause but on the logical meaning being expressed. In the examples I...
30 March, 2017 - 07:03
Hello RitaR, Thanks for telling us about this! I've changed the exercise – now, instead of leaving spaces blank (which of course wasn't working), you must write '/' when no 'ly' suffix is needed. It...