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The Break Into English Blog

Our blog for learning English contains a collection of articles that will allow you to improve your English in an efficient way thanks to varied topics such as grammar, vocabulary, technical English, English for fun, idioms & expressions, and many more!

Whatever your level and interests, hereunder you will find engaging content adapted to your needs and many student tips that our years of teaching experience have shown to be effective in helping students learn English faster.

So enjoy! And don’t forget that we also offer online English lessons with great native teachers!

How to Use Articles in English

How to Use Articles in English

A man walks into a pub with a dog. The barman says to the man, ‘what can I get you?’ The man says ‘a pint of lager please’, and the dog says ‘and a glass of your best white wine for me’. This is not a great joke, although the idea of a talking dog who has expensive...

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Introduction to Perfect Tenses in English

Introduction to Perfect Tenses in English

When we look at our lives and the world we live in, we see that the past and the present are intimately connected. Things which happen in the past have consequences in the present, and situations we find ourselves in today often started long ago. English recognises...

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Learn English quickly

How to Learn English Fast: Practical TipsLearning English can be a valuable skill in today's world, whether for work, travel or simply personal enrichment. In this article, we explore effective strategies for learning English quickly and sustainably.Why Learning...

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Using Present Tenses to Talk About The Future

Using Present Tenses to Talk About The Future

In English, talking about the future isn’t as simple as saying ‘will’ before the verb. We use ‘will’ (or ‘shall’) to make predictions, promises, offers, threats and to talk about spontaneous decisions. But most of the time when we talk about the future, we are talking...

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English Idioms with Action Verbs

English Idioms with Action Verbs

Pull and push, put and pass : these four verbs account for a healthy number of English idioms demonstrating the active nature of our everyday expressions. In this article, we shall look at some of the most popular and interesting ones used in British and American...

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The Past Continuous Tense

The Past Continuous Tense

The past continuous tense is… well, the older sibling of the present continuous tense, and we probably use both on a daily basis without even realizing it! Eager to discover more about it? Keep on reading our latest article!Present Continuous VS Past ContinuousWhen...

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The Wonderful World of Phrasal Verbs

The Wonderful World of Phrasal Verbs

A phrasal verb is a verb that has two or three words instead of one, and there is a whole dictionary of these types of verbs in the English language. Not only are there many different phrasal verbs but some of them also have multiple meanings. In this article, you...

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Active and Passive Voice

Active and Passive Voice

Understanding the difference between the active and passive voices and how to use the two forms in the right way. The active and passive… what? Even if the definition of an active voice or passive voice may seem new to you, trust us, you are already very much familiar...

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How to Choose a TEFL Course

How to Choose a TEFL Course

Are you thinking of studying for a TEFL qualification? When it comes to choosing a TEFL course, there are many different points to consider to make sure you pick a course that’s right for you. As your TEFL qualification will be the stepping stone to a new job or...

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English for Sales

English for Sales

English for sales is a specialized language that is essential for anyone working in the sales industry. Whether you’re a sales representative (sales rep), sales manager, account manager, customer success manager (CSM), sales engineer, director of sales, sales...

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The Past Perfect Tense

The Past Perfect Tense

The past perfect what? Even if you do not know its name, you may already be familiar with the tense we are talking about. The past perfect tense is quite an important tense, and many of you probably use it already on a daily basis without even realizing it.First...

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The Language of Cinema

The Language of Cinema

For many people, talking about movies is just as much fun as watching them. When movie lovers, or film buffs (fans), discuss their favourite flicks (movies), they often use lots of jargon. It’s no fun to be left behind in any conversation, especially not when it’s...

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