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"We have the storyboard ready. We can start shooting the ad this week."
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What is a "storyboard"?
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A. A comic book
B. A short story
C. A sequence of drawings representing the shots planned for a movie or an ad
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Write your answers in the comments and check out stories for the solution.
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#advertising #ad #storyboard

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One of the most common question types in the speaking part of language exams include questions about your opinion.
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It can happen that you are asked about something about which you don’t have a clear opinion or that you cannot think of an answer immediately.
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In these cases, you can use various expressions which give you some time to think about an answer. You can see such an example below. What’s the missing word?
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It is not something I have __________, however I think…
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a. knew
b. reckon
c. considered
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"The Mail on Sunday said the Army was considering changing the slogan after market research said it was considered "dated, elitist and non-inclusive"." - www.bbc.com
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What is the meaning of "slogan"?
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A. A saying
B. A memorable phrase used in advertising
C. A verse of a song .
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#advertising #ad #slogan

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In American English people say “French fries”, in British English we say “chips”. .
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The sounds /t/ and /tS/ are different too. .
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Do you like English This Way’s tips? Do you like eating chips?
#tips #chips #englishnatics #englishthisway

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Being able to guess meaning from context is a very important skill. It is especially helpful in the reading part of language exams. .
If you guess meaning from context you find out the meaning of a word from information in the rest of the sentence or paragraph.
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What does the word ‘drained’ mean in the following sentence?
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The firefighters tried to stop the fire for 3 days without any rest, so at the end everyone was drained.
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a. clean
b. brave
c. exhausted
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This is the answer to yesterday's question -- it was a bit tough so you can check the meaninf of all three words here.
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"In a press conference following the interest rate decision, Bank of Canada (BOC) Governor Stephen Poloz and Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins will be delivering their remarks on the monetary policy implementation at 16:15 GMT at the National Press Theatre." - www.fxstreet.com
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What is a "press conference"?
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A. A meeting
B. An advertisement
C. an interview given to journalists in order to make an announcement or answer questions
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#advertising #press #conference

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We looked at some commonly confused words last week – here is another set of words which are often confused in language exams.
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Which word means ‘one and only’?
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a. unique
b. sole
c. peculiar
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We will tell you the answer in the stories tomorrow! You can see the answer to yesterday’s question in today’s story – just tap on our profile picture to see the answer!
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"We have a briefing tomorrow at 9am about the new account."
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What's the meaning of "briefing"? .
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A. a meeting at which information or instructions are given to people, especially before they do something
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B. a meeting at which information or instructions are given to people, especially after they do something
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C. a meeting at which people discuss what was done.
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#advertising #briefing #ad

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In opinion essays in language exams, you can get extra points if you consider a side or an opinion which is different from yours. .
Here is an expression for considering other viewpoints. What is the missing word?
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to take into ______
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a. account
b. exception
c. side
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We will tell you the answer in the stories tomorrow! You can see the answer to yesterday’s question in today’s story – just tap on our profile picture to see the answer!
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"The EPA had defended the contract with Definers Public Affairs, saying it hired the firm merely to act as a sophisticated news clipping service." - www.chicagotribune.com .
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What does "Clipping Service" mean?
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A. A media monitoring service
B. A shop that sells paper clips
C. A paper cutting service
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Write your answers in the comments and check out stories for the solution.
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#advertising #clipping #services

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What motivates you? What makes you get out of bed everyday?
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To be bright-eyed and bushy-tailed is to be happy and full of energy to do your work or job.
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Let’s share tips on how to remain motivated!
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I usually drink a cappuccino, make lists, imagine how happy I’ll be when I finish the job or accomplish that goal.
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What motivates you to keep learning English?
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Complete this idiom with two animals and explain what it means. #idioms #englishthisway

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In the speaking part of language exams, you will often be asked to talk about the future. In these cases, you can make predictions. This means that you talk about something which might be possible in the future, but we cannot be 100% sure whether this will be the case.
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Here is an expression which will earn you extra points in language exams. What is the missing word? Write the answer in the comments!
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There is a strong ______ that…
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a. probably
b. possibly
c. possibility
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We will tell you the answer in the stories tomorrow! You can see the answer to yesterday’s question in today’s story – just tap on our profile picture to see the answer!
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"Two media buyers said Amazon showed some willingness to share more user data than Google and Facebook have traditionally — if the advertising budget was big enough." - www.cnbc.com .
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What is "advertising budget"?
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A. The money a company is willing to set aside to accomplish its marketing objectives
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B. The money a company is not willing to set aside to accomplish its marketing objectives
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C. The money a customer is willing to set aside to accomplish his / her marketing objectives
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Write your answers in the comments and check out stories for the solution.
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#advertising #advertisement #budget

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To get a good score in the reading part of language exams, you need to be able to identify synonyms: words or expressions which have the same meaning. The expressions from the reading text will be rephrased in the questions, so identifying synonyms will help you in choosing the correct answers.

What is NOT a synonym for ‘problem’?
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a. inquest
b. difficulty
c. issue
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We will tell you the answer in the stories tomorrow! You can see the answer to yesterday’s question in today’s story – just tap on our profile picture to see the answer!
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"Reporter Darragh MacIntyre investigates how Facebook's powerful algorithms allow advertisers and politicians to target us more directly than ever before, and he questions whether the company's size and complexity now makes it impossible to regulate." - www.bbc.co.uk .
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Advertisers are:
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A. People or companies that sell a product, service, or event
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B. People or companies that buy a product, service, or event
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C. People or companies that advertise a product, service, or event
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Write your answers in the comments and check out stories for the solution.
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#advertising #advertisement #advertisers

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Correct spelling is very important in IELTS. In listening, you have to spell your answers correctly for it to be accepted. In writing, 25% of your mark reflects your use of vocabulary, which includes correct spelling. .
Over the coming weeks, we will look at some commonly misspelled words in language exams.
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Which is the correct spelling?
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a. pronounciation
b. pronounceation
c. pronunciation
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We will tell you the answer in the stories tomorrow! You can see the answer to yesterday’s question in today’s story – just tap on our profile picture to see the answer!
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" Tobacco firm Philip Morris has placed an advertisement in some newspapers promoting its "ambition to stop selling cigarettes in the UK"." - www.bbc.com .
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Advertisement or ad means:
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A. a notice or announcement in a private medium promoting a product, service, or event
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B. a notice or announcement in a public medium promoting a product, service, or event
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C. a notice or announcement in a public medium condemning a product, service, or event
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Write your answers in the comments and check out stories for the solution.
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#advertising #advertisement #ad

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It’s great to want to learn English but without a good plan it’s a little hard, don’t you agree?
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Do you separate skills and systems in your study plan ? .
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There are four skills to master when learning a language: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. .
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There are four systems too: Vocabulary, Grammar, Phonology and Discourse.
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Do you include all these in your weekly study plan? What’s your perfect study plan?
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#studyplan #englishthisway #englishnatcs #whatsappenglish #englishwhatsapp

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In the listening part of language exams, you often have to paraphrase the sentences you hear in order to fill in the gaps in the exam activity. .
How would you complete the following sentence on the basis of what you can hear in the video? Write your answers in the comments! You can use ONE word in each gap.
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________ are _______ to _______ a variety of problems.
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"Inefficient excess capacity remains in the market where exit barriers are necessary." - www.valuewalk.com .
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What does "exit barriers" mean?
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A. Obstacles in the path of a firm which wants to leave a given market or industrial sector
B. A locked gate
C. A locked door
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Write your answers in the comments and check out stories for the solution.
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#marketing #barriers #exit

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A typical mistake a lot of people still make. The correct form is: Thank God! Thank God it’s Friday (TGIF) 😊😊😊
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What are your plans for this weekend? Let us know in the comments!
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#englishthisway #englishnatics #tgif #thankgoditsfriday #thankgoddess

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You loved the post on spelling mistakes, so let’s look at something similar today!
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There are a lot of words in English which look quite similar but have completely different meanings.
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The following three words are all spelled correctly but mean different things. They belong to the most commonly confused words in language exams.
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Which of these words is a preposition?
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a. tough
b. though
c. through
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We will tell you the answer in the stories tomorrow! You can see the answer to yesterday’s question in today’s story – just tap on our profile picture to see the answer!
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"These decreasing barriers to entry will allow entrepreneurs, gamers and makers to compete with the large multinational firms that develop and deliver entertainment today." - www.wired.co.uk
What is the definition of "barriers to entry "? .
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A. A gate
B. A big door
C. Factors that obstruct or restrict entry of new firms into an industry or market
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Write your answers in the comments and check out stories tomorrow for the solution. .
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#marketing #barriers #entry

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Have you ever made someone have a taste of their own medicine?
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This means to make someone go through something difficult to teach them a lesson.
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For example: He was saying my work was very easy and he could do it faster than me. I said: do it then and he took even longer! He had a taste for his own medicine.
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Share a story with us when you or someone else had a taste of their own medicine!
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In the speaking parts of language exams, you will often be asked whether you agree with a certain statement. It is important to use a broad range of expressions to express your agreement / disagreement. Here is a phrase which will earn you extra points in speaking. You can use this expression if you agree with something.
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Write the missing word in the comments!
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No ______ about it.
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a. unsure
b. way
c. doubt
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We will tell you the answer in the stories tomorrow! You can see the answer to yesterday’s question in today’s story – just tap on our profile picture to see the answer!
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" How To Avoid 'Faux Pros' In Public Relations (And Business)" - www.forbes.com .
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What is the meaning of "Public Relations"?
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A. the professional maintenance of a favorable public image by a company or other organization or a famous person
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B. the professional maintenance of a favorable private image by a company or other organization or a famous person
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C. the amateur maintenance of a favorable public image by a company or other organization or a famous person
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Write your answers in the comments below and check our stories tomorrow for the solution. .
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#marketing #publicrelations #PR

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Today is the last chance to join our JANUARY Free whatsapp groups! Click on the link in the bio and follow the steps!! We will start tomorrow!!! Woo hoo!! 😀😀😀 #englishthisway #whatsappgroup #whatsappenglish #englishwhatsapp

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In the reading part of language exams, the questions often rephrase sections from the text, so it is important to practise the use of synonyms and paraphrases. .
Which expression has the same meaning as ‘it occurred in the late 18th century’?
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a. it happened in the late 1800s
b. it happened in the late 1700s
c. it was developed in the late 1700s
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We will tell you the answer in the stories tomorrow! You can see the answer to yesterday’s question in today’s story – just tap on our profile picture to see the answer!
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