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Продвинутый English Advanced English Newsletter #182

A warm welcome to all subscribers! Здравствуйте, уважаемые подписчики! Выпуск #182 "ПРОДВИНУТЫЙ ENGLISH" 25/07/23 Электронные записки для изучающих английский язык Dear subscribers! Here are some interesting random observations I recently came across: Which one of the two is right: "See you on next Monday" or "See you next Monday? I'd say the latter is as good as "See you on Monday" but definitely not the former. It is correct to say "in the near future" assuming we have only one future. However, it is sti...

2023-07-26 14:10:50 + Комментировать

Продвинутый English Advanced English Newsletter #181

A warm welcome to all subscribers! Здравствуйте, уважаемые подписчики! Выпуск #181 "ПРОДВИНУТЫЙ ENGLISH" 20/12/22 Электронные записки для изучающих английский язык Dear subscribers! Here are 15 common phrases and vocabulary that you might want to review: Don't freak out. Не кипишуй. To freak out means to suddenly feel surprised, upset, angry, or confused. Why the long face? Почему такое мрачное лицо? It is used as an informal way of asking someone what's wrong if they look upset. Are you nuts? Ты с ума сош...

2022-12-20 14:37:01 + Комментировать

Продвинутый English Advanced English Newsletter #179

A warm welcome to all subscribers! Здравствуйте, уважаемые подписчики! Выпуск #180 "ПРОДВИНУТЫЙ ENGLISH" 06/06/22 Электронные записки для изучающих английский язык Dear subscribers! Let's recall that a phrasal verb combines a normal verb with an adverb or a preposition to create an entirely different meaning, unrelated to the component words. There is often a single verb with the same meaning as the given phrasal verb, and those learning English by books may sometimes prefer to rely on those one-word verbs...

2022-06-07 12:21:34 + Комментировать

Продвинутый English Advanced English Newsletter #179

A warm welcome to all subscribers! Здравствуйте, уважаемые подписчики! Выпуск #179 "ПРОДВИНУТЫЙ ENGLISH" 10/11/21 Электронные записки для изучающих английский язык Dear subscribers! Recently I came across this interesting collection of the most confusing rules of English Grammar: https://www.rd.com/list/most-confusing-grammar-rules/. Most of these rules are actually less than confusing to me, and they are probably so to many of those who first learned English by books. However, I found it really interestin...

2021-11-10 13:20:37 + Комментировать

Продвинутый English Advanced English Newsletter #178

A warm welcome to all subscribers! Здравствуйте, уважаемые подписчики! Выпуск #178 "ПРОДВИНУТЫЙ ENGLISH" 27/04/21 Электронные записки для изучающих английский язык Dear subscribers! Here are some brief explanations for the usage of the words aboard , onboard and on board , as even native speakers of English often use these words incorrectly. Consider the template phrase below: "is thrilled to have * on board" Correct. Google returns over 85M results for this phrase. "is thrilled to have * aboard" Correct. ...

2021-04-27 16:03:56 + Комментировать

Продвинутый English Advanced English Newsletter #176

A warm welcome to all subscribers! Здравствуйте, уважаемые подписчики! Выпуск #177 "ПРОДВИНУТЫЙ ENGLISH" 11/08/20 Электронные записки для изучающих английский язык Dear subscribers! Here are some of the words and phrases I found interesting: introvert In psychology, a person who tends to shrink from social contacts and become preoccupied with their own thoughts is called an introvert. I never had a chance to learn this earlier but mostly due to COVID19 I now know what it means. something must be up with us...

2020-08-12 12:42:07 + Комментировать

Продвинутый English Advanced English Newsletter #176

A warm welcome to all subscribers! Здравствуйте, уважаемые подписчики! Выпуск #176 "ПРОДВИНУТЫЙ ENGLISH" 14/02/20 Электронные записки для изучающих английский язык Dear subscribers! I recently heard the phrase "shut up" used as an expression of surprise, disbelief or amazement. For the first time for many years the intended meaning was similar to "no way, "really, "you've got to be kidding me, "I can't believe it" etc rather than "stop talking" or "shut your mouth. It was only clear to me from the tone and...

2020-02-14 12:35:57 + Комментировать

Продвинутый English Advanced English Newsletter #175

A warm welcome to all subscribers! Здравствуйте, уважаемые подписчики! Выпуск #175 "ПРОДВИНУТЫЙ ENGLISH" 12/08/19 Электронные записки для изучающих английский язык Dear subscribers! Here is an interesting list of some of the most controversial rules in English Grammar. The last one, namely "who" vs "whom, is probably the one of more difficult ones, so let's explore what belongs here. "Who" is used as a subject of the sentence, whereas "whom" is used as the object of a verb or preposition. For short, Who = ...

2019-08-12 12:35:18 + Комментировать

Продвинутый English Advanced English Newsletter #174

A warm welcome to all subscribers! Здравствуйте, уважаемые подписчики! Выпуск #174 "ПРОДВИНУТЫЙ ENGLISH" 31/01/19 Электронные записки для изучающих английский язык Dear subscribers! The other day I came across a simple word I could not recognise. It was possible to guess its meaning right from context but I could not confirm that with any of my standard dictionaries. The word is "to chope. Upon some investigation, it turned out to be that in Singlish to chope means to reserve or book something, which is co...

2019-02-01 11:33:51 + Комментировать

Продвинутый English Advanced English Newsletter #173

A warm welcome to all subscribers! Здравствуйте, уважаемые подписчики! Выпуск #173 "ПРОДВИНУТЫЙ ENGLISH" 29/07/18 Электронные записки для изучающих английский язык Dear subscribers! There have not been much news . 1. suss out : to suss out means to examine something so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition of it. Examples: The team will be sussing out those free data sources and use case concepts. I guess, like two boxers in the opening rounds, they were sussing out each other's strengths and wea...

2018-07-30 10:26:47 + Комментировать

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