Category Archives: Grammar

STORYTELLING (and narrative tenses…)

Are you ready to practise NARRATIVE TENSES? Read some stories and fill the gaps with the correct verbal tense. Story 1 Story 2 Story 3 Story 4 Now listen to this native American folk tale and ENJOY!! Advertisements

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Past tense review

We can use the past simple to talk about  actions and states which we see as completed in the past. I left  school when I was sixteen. I was  very happy then. He  told me all about his childhood. We … Continue reading

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QUESTIONS (direct and indirect)

What are Indirect Questions? Direct questions are the “normal” questions that we can ask to friends, family members, and people who we know well. Example of a direct question: “Where’s the bathroom?” Indirect questions are a little more formal and … Continue reading

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present perfect simple and progressive

Present perfect simple or continuous? Often there is  very little difference between the present perfect simple and the present perfect continuous. In many cases, both are equally acceptable. They’ve been working here for a long time but Andy has worked … Continue reading

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PERMISSION, OBLIGATION, NECESSITY

  PERMISSION, OBLIGATION AND NECESSITY: PRACTISE: exercise1 exercise2 exercise3 exercise4(needn’t have to/didn’t need to) NOW WATCH THESE SONGS AND SING ALONG. CAN YOU FIND ANY OF THE MODAL VERBS YOU’VE LEARNT?  

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Conditional clauses

Some of you may find it difficult to use conditional sentences in English properly. However, it is not that hard. You just need to have the possible different constructions clear and practice them as many times as you can both … Continue reading

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VERB PATTERNS- exercises and exercises

                I dare you TO do all the exercises in this post!!!! TRY!!! EXERCISE 1 EXERCISE 2 EXERCISE 3 EXERCISE 4 DO YOU LIKE ROMANTIC FILMS? EVEN IF YOU DON’T, JUST FOR A … Continue reading

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