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Is learning English, the high school way appropriate?

By school way i mean teaching that if this grammatical element comes the next should be this or something like that. Can't we learn the language intuitively? To my extent of knowledge it is okay to ...
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The usage of whatever

What is the usage of whatever? Can I both use 'noun' and 'SVO' after 'whatever'? Eg.1: Whatever the motivation , haphazard clinical practice led to death. Eg. 2 Whatever it costs , it doesn't ...
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How to correct/improve 's-' pronunciation at the beginning of a sentence?

As a native Spanish speaker, I tend to mispronounce some letters or words in English. One of them is the 's' sound at the beginning of a word, for example, I pronounce: 'slang' as /eslaŋ/ instead of ...
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Are there resources that connect the multiple meanings of “as”?

Respecting this answer, This is often the cases when one reads dictionary definitions but in fact, it's not very difficult to see the connections. the semantic field of 'as' is actually quite ...
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What is the meaning of “how did you fare out”?

I was in a conversation with a person and I told them that I'm doing a wild guess (on something) to which the person replied, 'How did you fare out?' What is the meaning of this? Is this specific to ...