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Using "so" for emphasis is very natural but is often confused with using "really" in some situations. For example, "John was so/really looking forward to the movie". When do you use really, so, or such? Let's have a look. For grammar reference, “really” emphasizes verbs, “John is really looking forward to the movie.”. Use “so” or "really" … Continue reading Which to use: really, so, or such?
If you or one of your students wants extra pronunciation practice then try using Google Voice (GV) at home. Google Voice works on any mobile device and is very accurate with native speakers. You can focus in on some pronunciation issues and GV will tell you exactly how you are pronouncing something. Practice saying the … Continue reading Using Google Voice to Check Pronunciation