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by dtual

We all use a range of strategies when confronted with a new recording in a foreign language or even in our mother-tongue. Think for instance of the TV screens you can see in café or pubs: the conversations around us might prevent us from hearing everything that is said but picking-up a few...
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One of the skills you will need when communicating in another language is the ability to tell the time.
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Faux Amis / False Friends / Falsche Freunde are words that look or sound alike in two languages. But they are not what they seem. For example, also in German looks like *also* in English. However, this is a false impression. In reality, also translates as *so / therefore*. Obviously, there are many...
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It is important to learn Subordinating conjunctions for three reasons: They occur very frequently in a text and in conversation. They have implications for the word-order. They influence the structure of an argument. Definition: A subordinating conjunction introduces a dependent (subordinate)...
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by Anton Elloway

Organising Information
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by Belinda Hackney

This group of activities is designed to allow you to gauge your current level of French. It is designed for non-native speakers of French who have already studied some French. The three tasks are based around skills which are commonly assessed and which relate to the European common language...
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by Christine Penman

En 1883, le célèbre écrivain français Emile Zola (1840 – 1902) publie un roman intitulé Le Bonheur des Dames dans lequel il décrit l’univers des grands magasins, l’une des innovations de la deuxième partie du 19ième si...
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by Christine Penman

En 1883, le célèbre écrivain français Emile Zola (1840 – 1902) publie un roman intitulé Le Bonheur des Dames dans lequel il décrit l’univers des grands magasins, l’une des innovations de la deuxième partie du 19ième si...
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by Emilia Krajewska

Phrasal verbs consist of a verb and another word or phrase. It creates a new verb with a new meaning, which can be confusing to many students. The following exercises will help you to remember which verbs go with which words and what their new meaning is.
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A Literature Review is an essential part of academic texts, not only of your BA dissertation, but also of ‘serious’ research papers that are published in academic journals. When you have to write a literature review for the first time, and in a foreign language, you might wonder what...