Look at the picture above. Did this man arrive on time or in time? We use both the expressions on time and in time to mean 'not late', but we use them in slightly different ways.
Are you confused by abbreviations? Here are some typical abbreviations used by native speakers in everyday informal English.
Are the students 'repeating' their notes or 'reviewing' their notes? Many languages use the same word for repeat, review and revise. So in this post, we are going to look at the differences between these English verbs.
The words economic and economical are often confused by English learners and used interchangeably. In fact, these words are quite different in meaning.
Do you know if your spelling is more British or American English? The tables below show some of the the main differences.
Look at the man in the picture. Does he have 'a hard job' or 'hard work'? In English, the nouns work and job can have similar but also quite different meanings. Let's look at the differences and then answer the question.