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How to turn down an invitation

Have you ever been invited to a party that you didn't want to go to? Find out how to turn down unwanted invitations in the future.

Quick Grammar: Question forms

To form yes/no questions where there is an auxiliary verb or a modal verb, we invert the word order of a positive sentence.


How many points can you get in 3 minutes? Longer words score more points!

Business Magazine - Market research techniques

Do you know the techniques you can use for doing market research? What differences are involved in doing qualitative research as opposed to collecting quantitative data?

Research Reports: Vocabulary

In Research Reports and other formal pieces of academic writing, verbs are often ‘nominalised’ (converted into nouns).

IELTS Interview skills

Even if you are asked what seems like a yes–no question, you are expected to say more.


Your Comments

23 May, 2017 - 06:05
Hello MCWSL, It is possible to use 'going to' in both clauses like this. The meaning in the if-clause is 'if... is planning to...' and in the result clause 'then... is what we can expect'   Best...
23 May, 2017 - 06:05
Hello JamlMakav, I'm afraid to explain the various possibilities here we need to know what is happening inside the speaker's heads. We need to know, for example, if they know John will leave for...
23 May, 2017 - 04:05
Thanks, it's very helpful for me to develop my skill.