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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.


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28 May, 2017 - 20:05
I have read this poem a couple of time, but frankly i struggle with understanding its meaning, especially when i handle its end, and i did not understand the first two quoted lines also. Can you...
28 May, 2017 - 18:05
Hello bulbul jam, Welcome! You've come to the right place -- we have loads of free materials that you can use to improve your English. The first thing I would recommend is that you read our...
28 May, 2017 - 18:05
Hello ney747, 'cc' means 'carbon copy', which just means 'copy' here. For example, if your boss tells you to email the president and to cc: her (your boss), then you would send your email to the...