5 series to watch to perfect your British accent


Hey everyone As you know, English is a language spoken in many different countries. So it’s normal for accents and vocabulary to change according to the variant of the language. De gustibus non est disputandum! There’s no accounting for taste!  Here at ABA we like all the subtleties of the language, but today’s article is dedicated to the British accent. ...

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Why more than 12 million students are already learning with this method


It’s true, 12,000,000 students around the world are learning English at the ABA English campus. That’s a pretty big number. There must be a good reason why so many people are signed up to this online English course, right? If you still have your doubts, take a look at these reasons and listen to what our students say. Flexibility The ...

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Hey everybody! I know what you are thinking, ABA English is the best, the most exciting and the most enjoyable course you have ever done in your life! Right? I certainly hope that is true. I also hope that you can see in the above sentence mentioning the qualities of ABA using the “superlative form”  to describe how a person ...

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The most used acronyms on the internet


Hey everyone! How are you? According to official statistics, right now there are approximately 3.5 billion internet users in the world, almost half of the world’s population. With the internet comes social media and mobile devices, that enable us to connect any time anywhere to send messages, consult and share information etc. This has lead to the birth of new ...

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Saint Patrick’s Day Jokes!


Hello friends! Happy Saint Patrick’s Day on the 17th! We thought we’d use today’s lesson to tell a couple of jokes. Are you ready to have a laugh? Why can’t you borrow money from a leprechaun? Because they’re always a little short. Why is this joke funny? Well, the question is, why you should not ask a leprechaun for money? ...

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Past simple of modal verb “can”


Hey everybody! How are you all? Good, we hope! So, we’ve previously looked at the modal verb “can” in the present tense and “cannot” or “can’t” in negative form in the present tense and it was relatively simple, right? Well, today we are going to look at how to use “can” in the past simple. How to use “can” in ...

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How to understand an Irish person


Hey everyone! How is your English coming along? Do you understand most accents? What about the Irish one? Well, in actual fact, Ireland has a variation of accents like most English speaking countries, but the most common one is from the Dublin area even though there are slight variations in this area as well. Today we are going to look ...

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Brexit; How will it affect those who want to move there?


The United Kingdom along with the rest of Europe woke up to news last June 24th that nobody was really expecting: the United Kingdom as a whole had voted to leave the European Union. The extent of work involved in Brexit (a fusion of the words “Britain” and “exit”) negotiations is hard to fathom as we are in political territory ...

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Future tenses revision


What’s happening ABA family? After being able to speak in the present and the past, we need to be able to express how we plan to do something in the future which is why we have brought you today’s post. Today’s aim is to review the different ways to express future plans or actions in English. How to form the ...

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Learn the Second Conditional Through Popular Music


BY DAVID RECINE ON MARCH 30, 2016 IN FUN, GRAMMAR This post originally appeared on the Magoosh TOEFL blog. As Kate outlines in an earlier post, there are four grammar constructions for conditional statements—statements that use “if” to describe something that is possible or could be possible under certain conditions. These conditional forms are known as the zero, first, second, ...

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