• Grammar

    Difference Between Simple and Present Continuous Tense

    Difference Between Simple and Present Continuous Tense Difference Between Simple and Present Continuous Tense        As we have already studied before, both of Simple Present Tense and Present Continuous Tense are expressing the present activities, it means that the activities happen about the time of speaking. However, both of them have some differences. (Also read : Definition and Examples of Proper Nouns) The differences can be shown as below: A.  The Simple Present Tense is used for: Regular actions or events He plays tennis most weekends. We have fasting a month on Ramadhan. I eat rice three times a day. Facts The sun rises in the east. The…

  • Reading

    Difference between Descriptive and Report Text

    Difference between Descriptive and Report Text Difference between Descriptive and Report Text        When studying about text, especially those who are studying about the types of texts, namely descriptive text and report text, sometimes they have difficulty distinguishing both those texts, when in fact there are some differences between descriptive text and report text. To help our students understand those differences, we will share English material about the Difference between Descriptive and Report Text. (Also read: Report Text About Pigeon) These are the Difference between Descriptive and Report Text : Descriptive Text To describe thing in specific/ detail Generic Structure   : 1. Identification 2. Description in parts or…

  • Grammar

    Difference Between Farther and Further

    Difference Between Farther and Further Difference Between Farther and Further       Many people use “further” and “farther” interchangeable, but, in fact, they mean slightly different things.        “Farther” refers to a physical distance, while “further” refers to a figurative distance.        So, when wondering how many more miles or kilometers to a particular destination, we’d say, “How much farther to the gas station?”  On the other hand, when speaking of a figurative measure, we should use “further”. For example, “Nothing could be further from the truth.” (Also read : Differences IN ON AT for Adverb of Time )       Probably the best…

  • Speaking

    Conversation at the Bus Station

    Conversation at the Bus Station       When we go somewhere by bus, usually we get in or get out via bus station. Meanwhile sometimes we need to talk to someone there for having communication. For this, in this occasion we want to share about an example of Conversation at the Bus Station.  Below is the example of Conversation at the Bus Station: STEVANIE: “Has Bus 47 come yet?” ROBBY: “No. I think it is late today.” STEVANIE: “Do you ride this bus every day?” ROBBY: “Yes, I do. What about you?” (Also read : Conversation at the Bank) STEVANIE: “Not every day. Only a couple of times a week.”…

  • Grammar

    Difference of Between and Among

    Difference of Between and Among         Talking about Difference of Between and Among, it is a common misconception that between is used with two things and among is used with three or more things. As we know that many people believe between should be used for choices involving two items and among for choices that involve more than two items. That can be right concept, but it’s not as simple as that concept. (also read : Difference Countable and Uncountable Noun)         In fact, we can use the word between when we are talking about distinct, individual items even if there are more than two…

  • Grammar

    Difference between Hope and Wish

    Difference between Hope and Wish         After discussing about expression of hope or wish and response in the previous post (in Speaking category) in which it discusses almost about the similar about hope and wish. Now it’s the time for us to discuss about the difference between hope and wish.         Although in the previous post it was mentioned that the function of “hope” and “wish” is used to express about the about expectation that someone want something to happen (see: Expression of Hope or Wish and Its Response), however, actually both them has difference. So the difference between hope and wish can be…

  • Grammar

    Difference between Cardinal and Ordinal Number

    Difference between Cardinal and Ordinal Number Difference between Cardinal and Ordinal Number Cardinal Number         A Cardinal Number is a number that shows (says) quantity or how many of something or someone. Examples: One book (it means there is a book). Two pens (it means that the quantity of pens is two). Three boxes of eggs (it means that there are three boxes of eggs). Four glasses of water (it means that the quantity of water is four glasses) Five girls (it means that the quantity of girls is five). Six boys (it means that the quantity of boys is six). Ordinal Number        …

  • Grammar

    Difference Between Home and House

     Difference Between Home and House. When we study about English, we sometimes find a word “home” and “house”, and when we check both of those words in dictionary, we find the same meaning in Indonesian. However, they are actually different. For this occasion, I want to share about the difference about those words A home is a place where someone lives.        Normally it is a house but it can be other things too: a narrowboat (a boat on a canal which someone lives in), a caravan (a house which is similar to a van or truck, which can be driven around) or an apartment…

  • Grammar

    Difference Between Many and Much

     Difference Between Many and Much. Sometimes we feel confused to differ between the word “many” and “much”, so to know the difference these words, in this occasion I want to share about difference between many and much.        However, before we discuss about the difference between “many” and “much”, let’s we discuss about the similarity both of them. The similarity between “many” and “much” “Many” and “much” are both used to indicate a large quantity. Examples: I have much money. (It means that I have a lot of money) She drinks much water. (It means that she drinks a lot of water) They buy many…