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Here's a phrase that means 'from one place to another'. It's great to talk about travelling, but also when you're getting on with other tasks.

Using new software, a driver can now figure out the quickest route from A to B.

If we're going to get from A to B with this, we need to ensure we consider all the possibilities.
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02/20/2017 at 14:16. Facebook
It's never fun getting lost, but here is some great language to help you ask for and understand directions.
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02/20/2017 at 10:43. Facebook
Did you know?

Many learners confuse the adjective 'lost' with the noun 'loss'.
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02/19/2017 at 10:11. Facebook
Try out this activity on our Learning English site and share it with your friends!

Past simple and present perfect

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02/18/2017 at 11:58. Facebook
What's the difference between 'I go skiing every year' and 'I'm skiing down a mountain'?

Test how much you know about present, past and future verb forms in this short video. If you find it useful, share it with your friends!

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02/17/2017 at 17:52. Facebook
Do you want to improve your English today? Try these top tips:

1. Find a recipe in English and follow it. You'll learn English AND make some delicious food.
2. Go through your kitchen cupboard and name everything you can find in English. Look up any words you don't know.
3. Try this fun, food related activity:

Which food do you need?

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02/17/2017 at 11:49. Facebook
Boost your vocabulary by learning which words commonly go together. Here are words that Cambridge English exam candidates often use with the verb 'give'. Can you think of any more nouns that go with 'give'?
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02/16/2017 at 10:10. Facebook
'Love you to bits! xx'

Here's a short phrase that means the same as 'love you very much', and it's often used in informal contexts – like when a mother is talking to her child.

Who do you love to bits?
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02/15/2017 at 08:48. Facebook
Love is in the air! Here are lots of words relating to the topic of love, all in the shape of a heart. Try out this way of recording vocabulary:

Write down all the words you know about a topic, e.g. driving. Think of words like steering wheel, speed limit, brakes, gears...
and put them all in the shape of something related to the topic, e.g. a car

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Here are five sentences using get, but they're not complete! Can you fill in the missing words?
Amber made a lot of money in an unusual way.

Read the story about Amber and then decide which order the events happened.

Order of events

Take a look at these sentences and try to guess what words are missing.
We’re just about to reach 5 million fans so to celebrate, let’s all play a game.

Be our third contestant in a game of ‘Countdown’ and try to beat Anna and Andrew by making the longest words possible!
We’re just about to reach 5 million fans so to celebrate, let’s all play a game.

Be our third contestant in a game of ‘Countdown’ and try to beat Anna and Andrew by making the longest words possible!
A lot of exam candidates have difficulty giving complete responses to questions in the Cambridge English: First Writing paper.

Here's an exam task and a response written by a real exam candidate. See if you can work out what makes it a good answer!
Here’s the answer to yesterday's common grammar mistake. Lots of learners write 'must' followed by 'to', for example: 'I must to do my homework'.

Must is always followed by an infinitive verb without ‘to’.
Don’t write ‘must to do' something’, write 'must do'.
How good is your spelling? If you're having trouble getting your words and letters correct, try out the Look Say Cover Write Check method to learn your spellings. This short video shows you how!
Who’s ready for a grammar challenge? Pick at least one of our free grammar activities on the Learning English site today and complete it. Tag a friend to join you in this challenge.

When you're 'at a crossroads' it doesn't always mean you're standing at the place where four roads come together – 'to be at a crossroads' can also mean 'to be at a stage in your life when you need to make a very important decision'.

So, are you at a crossroads right now? What decisions have you got to make?