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Direct method is the only game in town

Direct method — It was three years back when I landed my first job in an English academy in Madrid, Spain. I was young, inexperienced, very nervous and had absolutely no idea how on earth I was going to actually go about teaching my classes.

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having an accent

Having an accent

No English accent — One thing I’ve noticed virtually all language learners want to achieve, as soon as they can, is getting rid of their accent. That is the specific phonetic features of their speech that are a dead giveaway of the speaker’s first language.

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verbs with to

Verbs with to

When should we use verbs with to? Tell to or tell. Have you ever wondered why we say ‘explain to me what happened’ and NOT ‘explain me what happened’?

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Subject Inversion

Subject Inversion

Subject + Verb + object is the common structure in most English sentences, is it not? Well, most of the time it is, yes, however, what happens if we want to emphasise what we are saying? How can we do that? We can do it using subject inversion or auxiliary inversion.

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