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In or On? Tackling Prepositions in English

Prepositions (in, on, at, by, with…) are, along with articles (a, an, the), probably the most frustrating aspect of English vocabulary for most students. One of the reasons may be that these are the words students generally pay less attention to while they are trying to learn new words and memorize a seemingly indefinite number […]

Small but important words: A, an, the, in, on, and at

A, an, the, in, on, and at are some of the words in English that seem pretty simple and straightforward at first glance, so why is it then that they can literally drive students of English crazy? Teachers will often hear beginner students ask if the teacher can give them a list of rules when […]