The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for higher education and global migration, with over 3 million tests taken in the last year. IELTS assesses all of your English skills — … Czytaj dalej
In previous blogs we have discussed mistakes which are frequently made by Polish learners specifically but are there mistakes made by learners of English which are generally very universal? Before we look at the most generic kinds of mistakes learners … Czytaj dalej
It is a very lucky set of circumstances when a word in a particular language is strikingly similar in a language that we happen to be learning. This occurs very often with words that tend to be newer in their … Czytaj dalej
English grammar can give Polish learners sleepless nights. And I know what I’m saying (well, writing). Being Polish myself I remember school times when I was taught that without grammar I wouldn’t be able to communicate effectively. So I spent … Czytaj dalej
The degree of difficulty associated with acquiring great English pronunciation is largely relative to your first language i.e./ where you are already coming from linguistically. Some aspects of English pronunciation are universally difficult but every learner has different problems and … Czytaj dalej
Meaning: Something or someone that brings positive ideas and new energy to a situation.
Meaning: Relax and be yourself (especially in contrast to the person we often have to be at work and under pressure).
The term backpacker can be used to refer to a few things. For example in North America, it may refer to anyone going on a camping trip into the woods or for an extended hiking trip and wearing a back … Czytaj dalej
Meaning: To be a problem to the extent that something might not work or continue to happen
Well summer is here and it is probably high time for most of you to be off on a great summer holiday with a warmer climate and clean sandy beaches. Many travellers who have a good command of English still … Czytaj dalej