Aphorism: “Act In Haste, Repent At Leisure”

“Act In Haste, Repent At Leisure”

(Aphorism)


Today’s “Tid-Bit” is an “Aphorism” which means very much the same thing as an other very popular aphorism, “Haste Makes Waste”.


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“If a person acts in a hurried or rushed way, without paying close attention to what he or she is doing – there is a good chance that, later on, that person will be rather upset about the results of his or her actions… (and will most likely have to go back and do whatever it was he or she was doing, all over again.)”

For A More Thorough Explanation (One Which Was Not Created “In Haste” 😉 )

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10 Common Adjectives In American And British English

The 10 Most Common Very Common Adjectives


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Today’s Grammar lesson also falls into the category of Lexis, as this is providing you with some very helpful Vocabulary.

The title of the video says the “The 10 Most Common Adjectives…” however, that may not be absolutely true, as these things change according to people’s usage.  However, these are very common adjectives and I think that this is a helpful lesson.  So…


GO TO THE FULL POST HERE!

(I Promise, No Click-Bait…  Just A [Adjective] Post About Some [Adjective] Information)


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The Extended Version Of The TOEFL iBT

Why Is There An Extended Version Of The TOEFL iBT Exam?


Today’s topic comes from an entry that I started writing in the TOEFL FAQ section of the GiveMeSomeEnglish!!! TOEFL Portal.  It is about the Extended Version of the TOEFL iBT Exam, and is something which causes a lot of concern for many test-takers.

Although it sucks, there is nothing to be worried about.  The Extended version of the Exam is not any more difficult…  just dishonest and annoying on the part of the makers of the exam.


So What The Hell Is That All About?

READ THE FULL POST AND FIND OUT

(I Promise, No Click-Bait…  I won’t manipulate you solely for my own benefit, like the makers of the TOEFL exam do.)


Have An Excellent Day!
(and then take over The World, so you can do something about this dishonesty)

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“Today’s Tid-Bit” – (to be) Beat Up (Adjectival Phrase)

(to be) Beat Up – (Adjectival Phrase)


Today’s Tid-Bit is an adjectival phrase which is used to describe a person’s or thing’s physical condition…


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TO FIND OUT ALL ABOUT BEING BEAT UP AND WHAT THAT MEANS

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(I Promise No Click-Bait…  If it was, you could Beat Me Up 😉 )


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Comparison Of The Voiced And Unvoiced Consonants

Voiced and Un-Voiced Consonants


Your Mouth, Your Tongue, And Your Throat Are The Instrument…
Together With Your Personal Tone…


(the sound you make when you say, “ahhhh” – as a sigh of relief…  that is your true voice.)


…These Are The Tools With-Which You Use To Affect The World…


LEARN HOW TO USE THEM…

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(I Promise, No Click-Bait…  Just The Endless Possibilities From Learning To Use The Instrument Of Your True Voice…Properly)


Have An Excellent Day!

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Overview Of The TOEFL iBT Exam

TOEFL iBT Exam Overview


In previous posts about The TOEFL iBT Exam, I covered The Most Important Thing To Know about the exam and then When To Start Preparing for the exam.

Now we will return to the subject from the first post, wherein it was stated that the most important thing, is to know the format of the exam itself.


READ THE FULL POST HERE

(I Promise, No Click-Bait…  Only “Achieving Excellence On The TOEFL iBT Exam)


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Much, Many, and A Lot Of – English Usage

Much, Many, and A Lot Of…


The Usage Of These Quantifiers and Determiners

(I Promise, No Click-Bait…  Just A Lot Of really good information with Many examples and a Much-needed simpification of a subject that some foolish teacher say is actually difficult…  it is not…  as long as you…

READ THE FULL POST, and watch the video Here.)


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Dropped Vowels and Disappearing Syllables – Pronunciation Lesson

Dropped Vowels and Disappearing Syllables

(Pronunciation Lesson)


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This is another excellent video lesson which (as with the previous one about Stressed & Unstressed Syllables) I have recommend to nearly every student that I have ever had a lesson with.


READ AND WATCH THE FULL LESSON HERE!

(I Promise, No Click-Bait…  Only Incredibly Helpful Information)


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When To Start Preparing For The TOEFL – (How Much Time One Needs To Prepare)

When To Start Preparing For The TOEFL iBT Exam


“…on average, a person should have NO LESS than Three Months of preparation time before the actual exam…”

This is obviously a VERY short statement to address the situation.  To find out WHY…


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Saying Hello (Greetings) – English Usage

Saying “Hello”

(Common Greetings In English)


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This the first lesson in the English Usage category, it seemed that the most appropriate place to start – being that it is the first thing one would have to do when communicating with another person:  Saying “Hello”…  In other words, English Greetings.


READ THE FULL POST (AND WATCH THE VIDEO) HERE


Have An Excellent Day!

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