TOEIC: Causative Verbs

Causative verbs show that someone or something made a certain action happen.  The most common causative verbs are get, make, and have.  Verbs like order, cause, force, and want can also be causative verbs.  They are followed by noun clauses. If the direct object of the causative verbs make, have, and let perform the action, the... Continue Reading →

TOEIC: Transition Words

There are my absolute FAVORITE! I remember back in my college days my professor said to me, "if you can put transition words in your essay, I'll give you A's.  It needs flow."  So, I did.  The result = A's! These transition words, just like in the writing task II of the IELTS, are imperative... Continue Reading →

TOEIC: Grammar: Prepositions

Prepositions link their objects to the other structures within the sentence.  They're used to show placement, time, direction, cause, and location. At is used with a specific time of day. We will meet at 2:00pm. On is used with a specific day or date. I will go to school on Monday. The contract wasn't signed on... Continue Reading →

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