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...

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...

Rules for using a hyphen between words

Have you ever wondered why they put a hyphen between different words in English? Well don’t worry, this is sometimes a problem for native speakers of English too. And, as you can see in the picture above, the use of a hyphen in English can make a difference in...

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...

Million vs Millions

The difference between Million and Millions Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct? A: New Zealand has a population of over four million people B: New Zealand has a population of over four millions people The first sentence (A) is correct and the...

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