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What is good writing in English?
This is an introduction to the Poligo Guide to Writing in English. It will teach you how to write well. We start by thinking about what good writing is.
The difference between FEW and A FEW
Learn the difference between "few" and "a few". It is important, and changes the nuance of what you say.
ONE and ONES to replace countable nouns
When we are talking about countable things, we can use ONE or ONES if it is clear what we are talking about.
Verbs with different meanings when they are states and actions
Some verbs can talk about a state or describe an action, but the meaning changes.
Talking about one thing: A/AN or ONE
Usually you can use A/AN or ONE if you are talking about one thing, but in some cases we prefer ONE.
How to use SEE, LOOK AT and WATCH in English
This simple article tells you when you should use "see", "look at" or "watch".
How to talk to foreigners in Japan
Don't make any of these common mistakes when you speak to foreigners in Japan.
Go drinking! Or not...
Don't let people think you are an alcoholic. Be careful how you talk about 飲み会 or "going drinking".
9 things about prepositions you need to know
Most people learning English don't understand prepositions and find them very difficult. Prepositions are much easier if you remember these 9 simple things.
How to say の in English
Translating の as "of" in English is often wrong. There are 3 other ways to translate の.
Stop communication crash
I kind of get it
"First time to meet" or "first time meeting"?
Understand ALMOST and MOSTLY
The Logic Trap
The Order of Adjectives in English
Live in an English world
Three ways to use -ING verbs
Countable or Uncountable
So strange AN expression
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