Academic English not only for Indonesians
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The Machine Stops

The classic Sci-Fi story by E.M.Forster arranged in mini chapters with tooltip help and audio! (more…)

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AWLizer returns!

Highlight the words in your text that can also be found in the Academic Word List (AWL). (more…)

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Country Vocabulary

Word forms relating to countries, nationalities, people and languages. (more…)

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Starting well in IELTS Task 2

The topic of change in people’s lives has been widely discussed recently. (more…)

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Aid and Aids

Receiving any aids from developed countries might be benefitial for developing countries.

OK so there is a difference between aid (countable) and aid (uncountable). (more…)

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Lin Kit – A pronunciation app

When listening to an English native speaker, it can sometimes be difficult to hear where one word ends and another begins. Native speakers join or link words when they speak so that it’s easier to speak quickly.


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Fallacies Browser

Master List of Logical Fallacies

Fallacies are fake or deceptive arguments. Although they seem to make sense, they can be shown to be false. Fallacies are not always deliberate, but a good scholar’s purpose is always to identify and unmask them. (more…)

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Meanwhile, ‘On the contrary’

Restaurant sales peaked on Friday. On the contrary, the restaurant gained its lowest earnings on Sunday.

If you are contrasting two things that are both true, do not use on the contrary (more…)

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The next topic is that of ‘that of’

Thanks to GuruEAP follower Devina who has requested an explanation of the use of that of. (more…)

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IELTS speaking ‘echo’

What kind of bag do I use to carry my personal belongings? The bag that I use to carry my personal belongings is a ruck sack.

Consider this dialogue: (more…)