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5 minute Grammar: Present Perfect Simple

5 minute Grammar: Present Perfect Simple

Take 5 minutes to brush up your English grammar. This verbal explanation and quiz will help you to understand the Present Perfect Simple tense better. Most learners find the concept of the Present Perfect difficult to grasp. It is a particularly of the English language which takes a bit of time to get used to. So start now…

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Phrasal Verbs with UP

Phrasal Verbs with UP

Phrasal verbs can be tricky. Let's look at some verbs which can be used with the preposition UP. Match the verb with the PHRASAL VERB. For more information about these verbs you can listen to the second part of this podcast. Try to make your own sentences too. [h5p...

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PHRASAL VERBS: Take

PHRASAL VERBS: Take

Phrasal verbs are everywhere in English, we use them hundreds of times a day but they are not always easy for learners to understand because the addition of the particle changes the meaning of the original verb completely.

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Know your adjectives (i)

Know your adjectives (i)

What do you know about adjectives ? Firstly, in English the adjective is often placed before the noun (It is a serious problem, I have brown eyes etc), but it is placed after the verb to be (The food is terrible here). Secondly, there are many different endings; -...

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Modals of Possibility – London travel

Modals of Possibility – London travel

Chris has just been to the travel information office in London, where the information officer suggested some ideas on travelling around London. In this video, he tries to remember the advice that he was given. Some of the modals of possibility were used here : You can...

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