Indirect Questions

We use indirect questions when we want to ask a question in a more polite way. Let’s compare direct questions and indirect questions:  Grammar Practice Level of difficulty:   Speaking Practice Level of difficulty:  Change the direct question into an indirect one Discuss the question with your group. Give as many details as possible

Future Perfect vs. Future Continuous

Future Perfect We use the future perfect (will have + past participle) to say something that will be finished before a certain time in the future. Future Continuous We use the future continuous (will + be + verb+ing) to say that an action will be in progress at a certain time in the future. Let’sContinue reading “Future Perfect vs. Future Continuous”

Verb get

Get is one of the most common verbs in English. There are more than 280 definitions of the verb get. But don’t worry! You don’t have to memorize all the definitions. You need to learn how to use the most common phrasal verbs and verb phrases. The most common definitions of the verb get are:Continue reading “Verb get”

Music to Practice your English

Check my YouTube playlist out. These are some of my favourite songs. If you sing them along you will practice your pronunciation, linking, and intonation. If you have any recommendation, please add the link in the comments below. Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics

Confusing Adjectives -ed/ing

In English there are 2 patterns for adjectives: 1. verb be + adjective I’m interested in English movies. English movies are usually very interesting. 2. adjective + noun It’s such an interesting class. She is such an interesting woman. 3. -ed or -ing There is a group of adjectives that can end in –ed orContinue reading “Confusing Adjectives -ed/ing”

How to Write a Short Story for the B1 Preliminary Test (PET)

A short story is a piece of fiction that has a limited number of words and a few characters. Parts of a short story Title: It summarizes the whole story, or it is related to the main theme. The theme is the central idea or belief in a short story. Exposition: It is the beginningContinue reading “How to Write a Short Story for the B1 Preliminary Test (PET)”

Determiners: both, either … or, neither … nor

1. We use both to refer to two things, people, or animals together. We can use both + noun I like both coffee and tea. (I like coffee and I like tea) Both those women are my friends. (Those two women are my friends) We can use both of + an object pronoun We bothContinue reading “Determiners: both, either … or, neither … nor”

Quantifiers: all, most, every, and each

1.We use all + noun or all of the + a plural or uncountable noun all = in general all (of) the = specific All animals need food. All of the animals in the safari are dangerous. 2. We use everybody or everything + singular verb everybody = all people everything = all things EverybodyContinue reading “Quantifiers: all, most, every, and each”

How to make a plan to improve your English

So your dream is to improve your English. But how many times have you failed? You have spent a lot of time dreaming, thinking or talking about what you want. But you haven’t taken the necessary steps to achieve it. It’s not because you are lazy or incapable. It’s because perhaps you are confused orContinue reading “How to make a plan to improve your English”

How to Write a Formal Email

for the B1 Cambridge test (PET) or the General Training IELTS test Formal emails are the ones that people write to people they don’t know well. The language used in this type of emails is more formal and polite. informal email formal email friendsfamily memberspeople we know well people we don’t knowbosses or managersdoctors, teachersContinue reading “How to Write a Formal Email”