Lesson 1: “I” and “me”

“I” and “me” are often confused in English.

For example:

My brother and I are flying to the USA tomorrow.

The head master of English Department gave the “Best of the week” award to me.

Lesson 2: “emigrant” and “migrant”

What’s “emigrant”?

It means a person who leaves the country to live in another country on a permanent basis.

What’s “migrant”?

“Migrant” is a word that refers to the process of people, birds, or other animals moving between countries for temporary reasons.

Lesson 3: “desert” and “dessert”

“Desert” /dezərt/ means a large area that is dry and barren.

For example: the Sahara Desert.

“Dessert” /dɪˈzəːt/ means the sweet served at the end of a meal.

Lesson 4: “since” and “for”

“Since” is used when the starting point is given (e.g., two o’clock, last Friday, 1999).

For example: I have been learning English since 2000.

“For” is used when the period of time is given (e.g., twenty minutes, two days, one year).

For example: I have been studying for my next exam for an hour.

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