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Telling the Time in English!

What Time Is It? The Time of Day and How to Ask for the Time

140202-clock-fullWe all live very busy lives these days. Usually a glance
at your watch tells you whether you’re going to be late for your next appointment. But what if you don’t wear a watch, and there’s no other clock in sight? Ask someone what time it is!
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Often Confused Words: Beside / Besides (with Quiz)

besides-besides-200x200Beside and besides are two words which are often confused by learners of English.

Beside means: next to, alongside, adjacent to (preposition).
Besides means: in addition to, apart from (preposition) /  anyway (adverb, used to give another reason or make an extra comment about something)

Let’s look at a few examples:
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