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Writing Challenge: Who Am I? / Who Is She? / Who Is He? (edited version)

Do you like psychology?

Do you think, you know yourself the best or you may surprise or even shock yourself with some of your reactions? How do other people around you percieve you? What is your opinion on some of your EC friends? Can you…

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Added by Luci on March 18, 2017 at 13:00 — 41 Comments

Find and Correct the Mistakes XV (Upper-intermediate/Advanced)

My friends, I am posting my regular grammar test as I usually do at the beginning of the weekend. If you are tired of my tests, just tell me, but I see you are learning and most of you started writing much better as I do read your blogs and comments on different discussions. So, let's go on…

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Added by Danny Clark on March 17, 2017 at 14:30 — 91 Comments

Some More Explanations: Illogical Comparisons

Today I will tell you about illogical comparisons and how to avoid this mistake.

An illogical comparison is one in which unlike entities have been compared.

Here are the examples of the illogical comparisons, they all are incorrect:

His drawings are as perfect as his instructor.

(This…

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Added by Danny Clark on March 15, 2017 at 14:29 — 13 Comments

This is - The Minions philosophy of life.

This blog is in particular dedicated to Luci mom, pleeaasee come back, you know this site is not worth without members like you. I know you are going to see this and ignore and probably think... ooooh, that annoying, irritating Eva, I feel like putting my hands around her neck and strangulate her... she is such a pain in the... eerrhmm, Minions but? - LoL.



Hello everyone,



Well, it is nothing much, after all I do…

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Added by Evangelina on March 14, 2017 at 21:00 — 32 Comments

Let's Get FAMOUS !!!

Do you want to be popular??? Do you want to have fans and feel like a SUPERSTAR? If you are dying to become a famous Top EC Member, just read carefully and follow my few tips :-) Yeah...you are not dreaming, guys, I am here to make you Super Famous EC member Number 1!…

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Added by Luci on March 12, 2017 at 13:20 — 51 Comments

LET'S VOTE FOR MyEC STAR MEMBER OF MARCH!



Hello lovely EC birds!

Did you miss me? Don't tell me you didn't!! I even missed myself! XD

Okay, okay! no more jokes...…

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Added by MARY on March 11, 2017 at 16:30 — 26 Comments

Find and Correct the Mistakes XIV (Upper-intermediate)

My friends, I said that test XIII would be the last on the intermediate level. I am not superstitious and I am used to keeping my word, so my next test is a little bit different. It is not that difficult, but it supposes you to know nonfinite verbs, usage of the modal auxiliaries in the past, the comparisons.…

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Added by Danny Clark on March 10, 2017 at 16:00 — 103 Comments

Some Explanations: TO BE SORRY, TO TRY + the Infinitive or the Gerund; TILL/UNTIL/UNTIL AFTER

My friends, I’ve decided to post this blog to explain some places in my last tests. Let’s start with TO BE SORRY. I think you all know that TO BE SORRY can be followed either by the gerund or by the infinitive. However, meaning of a phrase will be different.

  1. If we use the simple form of the infinitive, it means that we are about to do something.
  2. If we use the gerund, it means that we are doing it or have already done it.
  3. If we use the perfect form of the…
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Added by Danny Clark on March 8, 2017 at 11:30 — 26 Comments

very powerful tip for learning english

hi guys!

today im sharing with u the most powerful tip for learning english fluently.just follow this tip and english will be in your hand.

The tip is that whenever you are thinking just think in english.whats the benefit?The benefit is that whenever you speak those words will be coming out of your mouth effortlessly.

what mistake we are doing?

our mistake is this that whenever we speak,We think in our own mother tongue and then convert those words in to english so thats why… Continue

Added by chocoo on March 4, 2017 at 17:28 — 15 Comments


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Expector's Tips on English Usage (11): the whole of London

Yes, you say 'the whole of London', not 'the whole London'. 

You should use 'the whole of', not 'the whole', before proper nouns and pronouns, for example, you say 'the whole of Europe', 'the whold of it', etc. 

So, if you say 'I've eaten the whole cake', I may ask 'Have you really eaten the whole of it?' - not 'the whole it'. 

You also use 'the whole of' before another determiner, such as 'my', 'this', 'the'. You say 'the whole of my life', 'the whole…

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Added by Expector Smith on March 4, 2017 at 2:00 — 5 Comments


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EC's ESL Forums

Yes, 'EC' is the abbreviation for 'Englishclub', while 'MyEC' stands for 'myEnglishclub'.

I used to spend so much time learning English on EC until 'MyEC' was created by EC's founder Josef Essberger- I really enjoyed the time spent on EC, which is probably the best website to learn English. 

I'd recommend EC's ESL Forums to you. Some of…

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Added by Expector Smith on March 4, 2017 at 2:30 — 6 Comments

Find and Correct the Mistakes XIII (Intermediate)

My friends, here is one more intermediate test for you and this time, it will be the last. I have already explained almost all such mistakes. This test is the same as previous: the tenses, the voices, the articles, the prepositions, GO/COME, TAKE/BRING. Sure, there may be some other mistakes, so, just be attentive.…

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Added by Danny Clark on March 3, 2017 at 12:30 — 99 Comments


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Use whatever works for you to memorize a word

Yes, some words seem to be so hard to memorize - you may even wonder who on earth has created such a word or why they needed to create such a word. 

It may help if you know the 'root' in a word, for example, it may help you memorize the word 'vocabulary' if you know the root 'vocabul' means 'word'. A lot of 'word roots' are Greek or Latin originated, which may seem alien or unfamiliar to you. 

It may be so helpful if you can pronounce the word correctly. The…

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Added by Expector Smith on February 26, 2017 at 2:54 — 13 Comments

Find and Correct the Mistakes XII (Intermediate)

My dear learners, dear friends, I do hope it will be the last intermediate test so that we could move off this dead point. I have explained almost all about the tenses, the voices and many other moments and if you read my explanations attentively, you shouldn't fail in this test. As usual,…

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Added by Danny Clark on February 25, 2017 at 15:00 — 104 Comments

MY PLAYING MOBILE GAME EXPERIENCE

Recently I play game about 2 hours everyday.Three months ago,my friend introduce this mobile game to me .Some of my friends already have playing this game.The game can combine 5 people to make up a team,then fight the other team like the game”DOTA”.Playing one board game may takes 20 minutes .

IS mobile playing game  good or not? It is controversial.

Sometimes I play mobile games when I am off work and have lot of free time.Also my friend invited me to team up when I am…

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Added by jessica on February 20, 2017 at 8:00 — 7 Comments

Writing Challenge: My Story Behind the Picture

Hello guys,

here I am again bothering you with another idea - another Writing Challenge :p

I bet you all know that it is good to train and strengthen our brains, so please, turn on…

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Added by Luci on February 20, 2017 at 20:27 — 23 Comments

Find and Correct the Mistakes XI (Intermediate)

My friends, here is my new intermediate test for you to master your knowledge. You may think it is more complicated than my previous intermediate tests, but it is not. The sentences are longer, but the grammar is the same. You know what to do, don't you?

  1. We thought our kids would go for sleep before we…
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Added by Danny Clark on February 19, 2017 at 12:00 — 100 Comments

Feel Each Moment

We all want to be happy but unfortunately some people fail, give up, others just complain, however this all is about us, in fact our own attitude matters. We decide, we feel, we try, we succeed!

Just imagine a puzzle – this puzzle is your life and each piece of it is one moment of your life. There are so many…

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Added by Luci on February 16, 2017 at 20:09 — 32 Comments

The Sequence of the Tenses: Use the Tenses Correctly. The Past, the Present or the Future?

My friends, today I will tell you how to use the tenses correctly speaking about the past actions not related to the present and how to use them if some events were in the past, but some of them are taking place now or are expected in the future.

The Sequence of Tenses in a story about the past actions not related to the present.

The first thing you should remember is the following: if you write or say any…

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Added by Danny Clark on February 17, 2017 at 10:30 — 48 Comments


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Don't pretend to understand when you don't

Yes, you may have failed to catch every words uttered by others. That doesn't mean your English is not so fluent - in fact, the speakers, not you, may have failed to clearly or correctly express what they were trying to convey. 

You should let them repeat what they're trying to say if you can't understand what they're saying. What if they know they can't express themselves fluently but you seemd to have understood what was expressed wrong? 

I told a patient that I didn't get…

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Added by Expector Smith on February 16, 2017 at 11:00 — 9 Comments

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Drugs

Started by dara gino in General Discussion. Last reply by dara gino 1 hour ago. 39 Replies

Is it true that drugs can be more deadly than wars?Of course, we are not talking about the drugs that the doctor allows people to take, but we mean the illegal and most of the time, painful substance like marijuana, heroin or cocaine.How do they…Continue

Is it fair?

Started by Muskan in General Discussion. Last reply by Muskan on Sunday. 14 Replies

From some time, I have noticed that use of other languages on MyEC has increased. I understand if a newbie uses other language initially but I have seen some quite old member using other languages excessively even while welcoming new member they…Continue

Are females more active than the males in EC?

Started by Seeker in General Discussion. Last reply by Zivi 1 hour ago. 15 Replies

Do you think so?I have observed this. In the blog section, In the forums, in the photos section and in the chat room, I see everywhere females more than males. any reason?Continue

Should a dad be in delivery room?

Started by Luci in General Discussion. Last reply by Helena on Sunday. 20 Replies

Giving a birth is without doubt one of the hardest and the most beautiful moments of our life.. The thing is that a baby has two parents not just mom - who goes through pregnancy and had to suffer while giving a birth... there is also DAD…Continue

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