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What’s the difference? How to use “THAN” and “THEN”

What is the difference between “than” and “then“? We use “than” when we compare two things. An elephant is bigger than a mouse. A mouse is smaller than an elephant. In contrast, we use “then” to talk about time. A: Let’s get some ice cream later. B: Sure. When? A: How about 3:00? B: Okay. […]

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FREE EVENTS AROUND PORTLAND, Nov. 18th – 20th

This weekend, we’re looking at Holiday bazaars, art, and helping others! The holiday season is coming! This weekend, you can find many fun events, markets, and shows featuring hand-made art, delicious food, and great gifts for your friends and family back home! Many of the events this weekend help local people and organizations, too! Friday, […]

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Talking About: Remembering & Forgetting

When we remember to do something—remember + an infinitive—we complete a plan that we made earlier. I might tell my students “Remember to study for your test,” or “Remember to do your homework.” When we remember doing something—remember + a gerund— that means we have that picture in our heads. We can see ourselves doing […]

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