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Some of the greatest music in the world comes from Britain, and British music is still topping the charts today. Richard visits The Premises recording studio, where many world-famous artists have made music.


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Work burnout

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IELTS Writing tips

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28 October, 2016 - 13:10
Hello Mr. Black, I'm afraid I don't understand what your main sentence means. When you say 'I don't mind being kept waiting for me', the last part ('for me') confuses me. If I transform your...
28 October, 2016 - 13:10
Hello salvatore82, All the episodes in all four series have two segments in common: 1) Carolina and 2) Tess & Ravi's conversations. Carolina's story begins in Series 1 and continues through the...
28 October, 2016 - 12:10
Hello sir. I think, we can make sentence which is in passive voice like mentioned below. Eg: I don't mind being kept waiting for me. But I'm not able to get any ideas about the particular sentence....