The Primavera English Blog
The Difference between In and On
August 26, 2021
In Spanish, the preposition “en” is used to indicate position in space or time. But in English, there are two prepositions that replace “en”: in and on. It can be difficult to know which one to use when, and although they are often interchangeable, here are a few general guidelines...
The Difference between Make and Do
July 14, 2021
Use “make” when talking about creating, building, or producing something. Use “do” when talking about work or tasks...
The Difference Between Later and After
June 18, 2021
After you read this article, you’ll be a pro on how to use these two words. Both “later” and “after” mean “at a time in the future.” But the words are used differently...
The Difference Between Say and Tell
June 8, 2021
The simple way to think of the differences between say and tell is: You say something. You tell someone something...
Improve English Pronunciation with Tongue Twisters, Part 2
May 17, 2021
Listen to the audio recordings below and practice saying these short tongue twisters to help improve your pronunciation of the English consonants “l” and “r”...
Improve Pronunciation with Tongue Twisters, Part 1
April 14, 2021
How should you practice tongue twisters to improve your English? Start by reading slowly, word by word. It can be helpful...
What’s the Difference between Very and Too?
March 15, 2021
How do I know when to use “very” and when to use “too”? Both words are adverbs, so they...
What’s the Difference between Lend and Borrow?
February 16, 2021
How do you know whether to use “lend” or “borrow”? Lend means to give something to someone for a...