Academic English not only for Indonesians
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In, at, by the end

In the end of the period the figure was almost 200.

Houston. We have a preposition problem! (more…)

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Alone, on my own, by myself

Sometimes I am a lonely person and I struggle by my own.

This is an understandable error since there are other, similar phrases, and it’s likely that the writer has got them muddled up. The following phrases are possible: (more…)

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Some alternatives to ‘some’

Unemployment has increased in recent years for some reasons.

Indonesian flag┬áIn this post,┬áIndonesian students of English will discover more appropriate ways to say ‘beberapa’ or berbagai’ in IELTS and in general academic writing. (more…)