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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

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How to use the passive in English

How to use the passive in English

Hello again! I hope you found my previous video on ‘How to form the passive’ helpful? Today’s video will answer questions like ‘Why do we even have a passive construction in English?’ and ‘What is the difference between an active and a passive sentence?’. Make sure you write some own example sentences when you have … Continue reading

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How to form the passive in English

How to form the passive in English

In this video we will have a look at how to form passive sentences in English. Sometimes they are called passive constructions or passive voice, but that is all the same. We will look at example sentences using present but also past tenses in the passive. It is important to know how to form passive … Continue reading

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Articles Exercise

Articles Exercise

Have you watched part 1 – 3 of the articles series on indefinite articles, definite articles and zero articles? Are you ready to practise? Test your knowledge with this exercise. Read the sentence, fill the gap and check. There are thirteen sentences. How many can you get right?

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Zero Article – Part 3

Zero Article – Part 3

Can I say, ‘After class I go to the home’ or is it ‘After class I go home’? Have you ever wondered when to use ‘the’, ‘a’, ‘an’ and when to leave the article out altogether? Enjoy part 3 of the new teaching series on indefinite articles (a/an), the definite article (the) and the zero … Continue reading

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Definite Article – Part 2

Definite Article – Part 2

Can I say, ‘I play the tennis’ or is it ‘I play tennis’? … and don’t we say ‘She plays the piano’? Have you ever wondered when to use ‘the’, ‘a’, ‘an’ and when to leave the article out altogether? Enjoy part 2 of the new teaching series on indefinite articles (a/an), the definite article … Continue reading

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Stonehenge

Stonehenge

Listen to a new talking picture from guest blogger Tim Brown. This one is about the famous stone circle Stonehenge. When Tim and I met up in Bath this summer we took a day out to go and see it. It’s an impressive monument. Click on the link below to listen to Tim speak about … Continue reading

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It depends on …

It depends on …

This  video will teach you how to use the phrase ‘It depends on …’ when giving your opinion. In this 4 minute interview with guest blogger Tim Brown you will hear what he has to say about picnics, Lady Gaga and opera, if he prefers to live in Manchester or Bath and why pasties are … Continue reading

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Indefinite Article – Part 1

Indefinite Article – Part 1

Can I say, ‘The people like the music’ or is it ‘People like the music’ or even ‘People like music’? Have you ever wondered when to use ‘the’, ‘a’, ‘an’ and when to leave the article out altogether? Hopefully, this new teaching series on indefinite articles (a/an), the definite article (the) and the zero article … Continue reading

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