Complex structures in academic English

One month into the lockdown in the UK and there are signs that people are going stir crazy. So there’s a good new phrase for you if you don’t know it – if you are stir crazy you are stuck in somewhere and you are desperate to get out. The government is beginning to worry … Read more

Relative clauses: leaving out the relative pronoun

I haven’t posted anything for a while, so HELLO to all new subscribers who have joined up since my last post. I also want to say I hope you are well and  are managing during the coronavirus lockdown going on around the world. ‘This too shall pass’ as the saying goes.     My post … Read more

New word form exercises

Hi everyone, I’ve been noticing how my students are struggling with using word forms correctly. I have been getting my students to do research and I think I have lost count of the number of times that my students have told me that they have to ‘analaysis’ their data. The mistake is that they are … Read more