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Top 10 phrasal verbs with “take”

We all know and love phrasal verbs, don’t we? The only tricky thing for a non-native speaker is using them in the correct way and understanding their meanings. There are thousands of different phrasal verbs ...

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How to use “ever” and “how long”

Hello again ABA friends! Let’s look at two very common expressions in the English language: Ever How long Both these expressions are very important to learn and master, especially if you want to form question ...

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Eating out in English

Imagine the following situation: you’re on holiday and you feel like giving local fare a try. You choose a good restaurant, you open the menu and you unintentionally order something that wasn’t what you thought ...

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Apostrophes and possessive pronouns

Apostrophes and Possessive Pronouns

This post originally appeared on the Magoosh TOEFL blog. Today we will look at the way apostrophes are used with possessive pronouns… or rather how they aren’t used, in most cases. For the most common ...

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Qualifying adjectives in English

Hello ABA Friends I hope you are all having a great day! Do you know how to use qualifying adjectives in English? If not, don’t worry too much because we are here to help you ...

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Learn English by watching films

Would you consider yourself to be a big film fan? If you love films and also want to improve your level of English at the same time, then why not combine the too? Why you ...

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Superlatives ABA English


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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Past simple of can ABA English

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 ...

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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 ...

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