The Present Perfect Simple

The Present Perfect Simple

A new week, a new tense! This time we’ll have a look at the present perfect simple. The name of this tense can be a bit confusing because this tense is generally used to talk about the past – not the present. You can use it to talk about general past experiences when you want to … Continue reading

The Past Continuous

The Past Continuous

Here comes the second post in our new series on the English tense system. The past continuous is a fairly simple tense to learn and use. For example, I could tell you what I did yesterday afternoon: On Wednesday afternoon I was walking through the beautiful Park Labyrinth in Horta with my friend Cat and her … Continue reading

The Past Simple

The Past Simple

Welcome to the first blog post on the tense system in English! I wanted to create a video series on all the English tenses for a long time and this week I have finally started with this project. You can expect at least one video per week for the next few months. In the first … Continue reading

Tips on Having an Intercambio

Tips on Having an Intercambio

You want to improve your language level and are looking for an Intercambio partner? Excellent! Here are a few tips that will help you to make the most out of this experience. Find someone with the same level. For example, if you are an intermediate student at B1 level of English, you want to find … Continue reading

Start Writing in English

Start Writing in English

You find it difficult to write in English and don’t know how to express yourself on paper? Maybe you need to write more because you are preparing for an English exam such as the FCE or CAE and you just don’t know how to start. Here are six creative ideas to help you get started: … Continue reading