What is the difference between TAKE and GET in English? When do we use one or the other? TAKE generally means to CARRY/ MOVE from one place to another. Can you take the kids to school today?
How do we use the prepositions By and Until in English when they refer to time? Take a look at the following examples: Write the report until 5 pm. Write the report by 5 pm. Write the report until 5 pm means
When talking about a period of time or a time limit in English, when do we use Through and when do we use To or Until? And what is the difference between these prepositions, if any? First, let’s look at them separately: Through In North America, through means up to and including (a particular […]
It can be challenging to use the prepositions POR and PARA correctly in Spanish. The following contrasting guidelines are meant to identify the specific contexts for each. Hope it helps! POR is used to show the initial stage of something: Cause or reason – Me casé por amor, no por dinero. PARA, on the other […]
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My students asked me to clarify the difference or similarity between the words ONLY and JUST. These words are sometimes synonyms and therefore interchangeable but not always. Here are the main uses of both words:
THE VERB “TO GET” TO GET can be used in a number of patterns and has a number of meanings. Below are the most common: TO GET + DIRECT OBJECT = TO OBTAIN, TO RECEIVE, TO BUY I got my passport last week. (to obtain) She got her driving license last week. (to obtain) They got permission to live in Switzerland. […]
Today I would like to share a story about one of my students since it is inspirational for me and I thought it would be the same for everyone else. This student came to our school about ten months ago with zero knowledge of the language they wanted to learn. Their positive attitude and perseverance […]