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The difference between TO, TOO and TWO in English - Meanings and Example sentences

To, Too or Two

To, Too and Two are three words that native English speakers sometimes spell incorrectly when writing. WHY? Because these three words are Homophones. A homophone is a word that is pronounced the same as another word but differs in meaning, and may differ in spelling. So To, Too and Two are pronounced the same though both […]

List of numbers from 1 to 100 in English

Numbers from 1 to 100 in English

We created this chart so that you can use it as a quick reference guide whenever you are writing numbers. Remember that you need to use a hyphen (-) to join the two parts of numbers between 21 and 99. (Though native speakers sometimes leave it out because they don’t realize it is needed) You […]

An example of a bar graph from Task 1 of the Academic Version of the IELTS exam

IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 Example

IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 Example The following is an example of what to expect in Task 1 of the Academic version of the IELTS exam. In this sample you will see a bar graph. Woodward Chocolate Bars You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. The graph below shows the quarterly sales figures […]

Common Mistakes in English

Million vs Millions

The difference between Million and Millions Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct? A: New Zealand has a population of four million people B: New Zealand has a population of four millions people The first sentence (A) is correct and the second sentence (B) is incorrect. Why?   English students often get confused about […]