Category Archives: GRAMMAR

Future and future in the past

Apart from the explanation in the grammar section you can watch this video for an interesting overview: However you may feel the need for exercises. TRY AT LEAST ONE to see if you fully understand these tenses : in English … Continue reading

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The: When do we omit it?

OMISSION OF THE DEFINITE ARTICLE ‘THE’ When shall we omit the? There are some good explanations in: englishpractice, englishgrammar,  eslmonster, or even in video  youtube. If you want to practice: englishexercises1 and englishexercises2,  englishlearner, english-hilfen1 and english-hilfen2, learnforgood, and monash. Do not feel overwhelmed by so many links. Have a look at the … Continue reading

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Quantifiers

A quick test: http://www.grammarbank.com/quantifiers-test.html   A bunch of exercises: https://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises_list/mengen.htm http://myenglishmatters.blogspot.es/1489599690/quantifiers-and-determiners-exercises/   Many resources for teachers: https://agendaweb.org/grammar/quantifiers-worksheets-resources.html

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Relative clauses

What are the typical mistakes we make with these sentences? Can you spend two minutes testing yourself? By the way do you use ‘who his / who her’ instead of ‘whose’? As you probably remember there are defining and non-defining … Continue reading

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Stars: a song with a few relatives

You can see a few relative clauses in this song plus some interesting vocabulary for your compositions (states, as for…). Enjoy and sing along!!!  

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PASSIVE VOICE

As you probably know the passive is commonly used in English when we don’t know or don’t want to say who did something: In Spanish we often resort to the structure ‘se’, which makes us (or rather, people from other … Continue reading

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Perfect Tenses

Are you sure you master verb tenses in English? You have two possible testing options: The ones where you have to type or thumb the thumb the tenses: this quick test or this one. They can be done very fast and easily. … Continue reading

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