[display_podcast] Question from Sahra in Brazil: What’s the difference between these sentences: “I’m married for 3 years” and “I’ve been married for 3 years”? Hi Sahra. This is a very quick one to answer as we have answered a lot.
[display_podcast] Just in Time: Just + Present Perfect Question from Henrik in Croatia: I just called or I’ve just called? What’s right? Stevie Wonder says: I just called to say I love you. Shouldn’t it be Present Perfect instead of.
[display_podcast] Punctuation, especially in emails, seems to be an area that is virtually ignored. I’ve never been too fussy or pedantic about how English is written or spoken as I’m one of those who believe that as long as we.
[display_podcast] Question from English4Today member Ellen in China: Apart from the “cue” word, ‘fall’, which comes before asleep, can you kindly tell me when to use asleep and when to use sleep? Hello Ellen. Thanks for your question. Well, the.
[display_podcast] Question from Kayoko The past tense of ‘overcome’ is ‘overcame’. But I hardly hear people use ‘overcame’. Instead, I hear “I have overcome the problems”. Is this correct? Hello Kayoko. Well this is just a confusion about tenses. You.
[display_podcast] Some of the most frequently asked questions that we get are about adverbs, often with a request for a complete list of adverbs. Now that is a pretty big request as there are hundreds and hundreds of adverbs in.
[display_podcast] Question for Mattie in Guyana: “What is the difference between direct and indirect speech?” Hi Mattie. Thanks for your question. We have quite an extensive explanation about direct and indirect speech in the English4Today online grammar and I’ve put.
A question sent in by Jose Rodriguez asking about the difference between ‘advise’ and ‘advice’: is “advice” correctly spelled or is it “advise”, or both are correct but have different meanings in the United States? which is it? please advise.