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MyEC and Smartphone

[Sorry, focus failed, chocolate keyboard :D] I've tried to visit MyEC using UC browser and Chrome on the phone but failed to write blogs or comments just like from PC/notebook. I found the same menu only in Dolphin…

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Added by Onee-chan on July 17, 2017 at 16:30 — 15 Comments

Don't write any Essay. Look at this puppy instead...

Footnote: This puppy didn't write any essay either and look how happy it is.



Geez... How is that the blog section is so full of spam/advertising stuff lately?  

Not to mention how fast is dropping the activity here...…

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Added by MARY on July 14, 2017 at 17:30 — 11 Comments


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One blog per week

Yes, I mean we should try to write at least one blog each week - the more the better, though.

It makes sense because only when you write can you know you still need to make an effort to learn English - chances are, you'll still make mistakes when writing in English. It may seem there is nothing more to learn when you don't write. 

Why not write one right now while you're still here or still hanging out on MyEC? I assume you may have run out of…

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Added by Expector Smith on July 8, 2017 at 14:00 — 13 Comments


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Expector's Tips on English Usage (14): but + (to)

Yes, 'but' can be followed by an infinitive without 'to', when 'but' means 'except', for example, 'We did nothing but read the book', or 'There is nothing to do but take a rest'.

You can say 'I can't (help) but laugh', instead of 'I can't help laughing'. 

However, 'no choice/alternative' can be followed by the 'to'-infinitive, so you say 'I have no choice but to quit'.

You need to use the 'to'-infinitive…

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Added by Expector Smith on June 25, 2017 at 6:00 — 9 Comments


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I bet you still miss Tara

Yes, Tara is no longer the administrator of MyEC, but she never really leaves MyEC. Did you notice 'English Club Latest'? Yes, that's where you can 'Listen to News'!

I've noticed so many members here mentioned Tara in their blogs, which may imply they still miss her. They have reason to do so. Tara is a great teacher - we have learned a lot from and…

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Added by Expector Smith on June 10, 2017 at 4:00 — 15 Comments

Two things to remember about MyEC

MyEnglishClub I feel the word My with a great extent of truth of being this site as My place. And I know you people feel the same way. But still let’s recall why we love MyEC

Almost every member here was googling for “an English learning site” when they found MyEC. Yes it was the interest and eagerness, for some even love, to learn English language that brought all of us to this small friendly island of English Learners on the ocean of internet. So, do not forget you met all…

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Added by Muskan on June 6, 2017 at 14:00 — 25 Comments

getting stucked and moving on

I write through the short screen of my mobile so my writings are usually short, when I will be on my lappy, or under my lappy, or besides my lappy (hahaha Barney Stinson) I will give you a taste of my complete writings.



I had been getting stucked in life a lot, like really a lot. Going back into the past and fixing things that were not done perfectly again and again. It was costing me a lot of time and energy. More than that when I was going again and again into the past or the… Continue

Added by smile on June 4, 2017 at 11:00 — 17 Comments

#1 Exaggeration or awful or something

Learning a new language is an art.We have so many languages in the world.Each and every language has its own unique nature and importance.Sure we are fluent in our native language.We can mould and alter the words and sentences in any way since we aware of our native language well.But English is an international language that everyone must know and communicate with different kinds of people.





Suppose, If a learner is studying a new language. The person needs motivation…

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Added by Shekhar on June 3, 2017 at 11:40 — 10 Comments

:( The sobbing Garden :( " a real story "

                       

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Added by Rosemary on June 3, 2017 at 12:00 — 30 Comments


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Why leave MyEC while your English still needs improving?

Yes, I have noticed some of our active members have left MyEC. The thing is their English still needs improving; that is, they quit too early. 

Our members have reason to leave or stay. Some members may have left just because they tired of learning English here. It can be so frustrating when you find your English hasn't improved so much as you may have expected. It takes a lot of time and effort to master English, though - having learned English a long time doesn't mean you have a…

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Added by Expector Smith on May 30, 2017 at 15:00 — 29 Comments

Strange Love

Well this is my first blog here... I already started write blogs since 2012 but I had no courage to publish and let people read it. But now, I find my self enjoy to write and publish it (I would love it if you correct the grammar/vocab). Frankly, I never want to let everybody knows this story but I need your perspective to help me open my mind :)

Love is something that will never run out for discussion. Even the famous people will raise the theme of love for their creation (song,…

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Added by Diah on May 21, 2017 at 1:00 — 30 Comments

Some Explanations: Not only...But Also, As Well As, Both

My friends, I decided to post this blog to explain how to use so called inclusives as the sentence with one of them causes a lot of problems on my current test. I came across such mistakes in many blogs and it is time to tell you about such constructions.

The expressions not only ... but also, both ... and, and as well as mean in addition to. Like entities must be used together (noun with noun, adjective with adjective, etc.). All forms must be parallel.…

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Added by Danny Clark on May 14, 2017 at 15:30 — 18 Comments


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Try guessing the meaning of the word

Yes, I mean you could try guessing the meaning of a word that is unfamiliar to you. In fact, that is one of the reading skills. That is, you can try to understand what a sentence or paragraph means without looking up the unfamiliar words in the dictionary. 

Try guessing the meaning of the words highlighted in bold:

1. 'The patient's care may be jeopardized, and the patient may be harmed.'

2. 'The health professional has a right to financial…

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Added by Expector Smith on May 10, 2017 at 15:00 — 11 Comments

Find and Correct the Mistakes XVIII (Upper-Intermediate/Advanced)

My friends, I hope you have had some rest from my grammar tests. So, I am back with my next grammar task for you not to relax completely. This time I have decided to add some Subjunctive and inversion. Please, be attentive as this test is not a piece of cake. You know my mistakes are unpredictable and there are a…

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Added by Danny Clark on May 6, 2017 at 12:00 — 97 Comments

Blog 01: Eloquence

Well, well. Now that you have been learning English for a long time and you can speak English fluently, what would you do next?

I would say, my dear, go for eloquence. 

Is the word new to you?

Yes, then let me introduce you to the charming skill of English language, Eloquence. 

Eloquence is adding charm to the speaking skills. 

Have you ever heard Barak Obama addressing a crowd or talking with a person and you feel the charm in his way of talking, his word…

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Added by Fata Morgana on May 1, 2017 at 9:30 — 23 Comments


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Blog Challenge: Sentence Structure

Yes, it makes sense to know sentence structure since a blog or an article is made of sentences - only when you can make sentences can you compose a piece of writing. 

Indeed, there are just 4 types of sentences: simple sentence, compound sentence, complex sentence, compound-complex sentence. For…

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Added by Expector Smith on April 28, 2017 at 14:00 — 12 Comments

Writing Challenge: A Spring Fairy Tale

My dear friends, I do know many of you live in the tropical zone and have seen different seasons on TV only. But just imagine that nature goes to sleep for a few months. There is no greenness, no flowers, no bird singing. There are just naked trees and snowdrifts all around. Nature is resting…

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Added by Danny Clark on April 18, 2017 at 17:14 — 24 Comments


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Expector's Tips on English Usage (13): the bike was/is/has been stolen

Yes, I'm going to talk about 'the passive of perfective verbs'. 

The passive or passive voice is formed with the different tenses of 'be' and the past particle of a verb, for example, we can say 'My bike was stolen'. You may wonder if you can say 'My bike is stolen'?

Good question! My answer is yes. If you use the past tense 'was', you're emphasizing the action - you mean your bike was stolen by someone, yesterday or any day in the past. When…

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Added by Expector Smith on April 15, 2017 at 2:00 — 5 Comments


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The 'adding' problem has been resolved

Yes, it's good news for those who have problems adding comments or new blog posts. 

I take my hat off to Josef and his technical team, who managed to find what was wrong with the adding and to solve the problem. 

Try adding a comment or a new blog post to see if it works for you too!

Added by Expector Smith on April 14, 2017 at 13:00 — 3 Comments

Writing Challenge: If I Were an Inventor

Well, my last challenge was just a joke as it was posted on Fool's Day and only a few people decided to tell us something humorous and funny. However, most of their jokes and pranks were really good. Here are my special thanks to Rose and Bet who posted very funny…

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Added by Danny Clark on April 10, 2017 at 13:07 — 16 Comments

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Started by Estanis in General Discussion. Last reply by Estanis 7 hours ago. 28 Replies

Before you run away after reading this discussion I'd ask you to make an effort and try to answer anything politely. Yes I know it's summertime and this is a thick topic but It's not bad idea to make this section a bit more active :DI think…Continue

What's the temperature there?

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Hello,Can you describe the weather of your town ?If you have photos for that it will be nice to share them with us …Continue

What do you want to become when you grow up?

Started by Risty in General Discussion. Last reply by BeckyСollins yesterday. 2 Replies

I can still remember my kindergarten pledge at the graduation ceremony rites. We have to declare our ambition at that early stage of our elementary school life. We practiced the paragraph again and again and I would like to share my childhood…Continue

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What do you see?

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Take a look at this picture. Describe the first thing that comes to your mind. Don't over think it! Continue

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