This section is a basic guide to the grammar and usage of English. It is assumed you are NOT A BEGINNER. The areas covered are meant for the PRE-INTERMEDIATE level learner and upwards. The grammar "rules" explained here are the rules of standard English. Click on a link in the panel at the bottom to open the corresponding page in a new window.



DICTIONARY HELP

An English-Spanish dictionary is provided on every single page for ease of use. Just click on the tab that appears in the bottom right-hand corner to use. All you have to do once the dictionary is open is double-click on any word that appears on the page OR type in the word. If you want to listen to how the word is pronounced just click on the speaker icon. Don't forget to turn up your speaker volume and MAKE SURE that JAVASCRIPT is ENABLED.

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Today's Phrasal Verb

Break into
Forzar la entrada para robar

EXAMPLE SENTENCE
Someone broke into my apartment while I was away on holidays.

Today's Idiom

Be in deep water
To be in a difficult situation which is hard to deal with

EXAMPLE SENTENCE
"We're going to be in deep water if the bank refuses to authorize a bigger loan."