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Requests with Will You and Could You

Matt Wharton Today you’re going to learn about how to request things with a command, and then adding will you or could you at the end. They look like this: Send me the email before 5 pm, will you? Buy some bread on your way home, could you? You may have noticed that the will… Continue reading Requests with Will You and Could You

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Plurals with -ies (for words ending in Y)

Now that you’re still fresh into the new year, let’s practise your spelling with some irregular plurals. This lesson is about words that end in Y. These get -ies in the plural (for more than one). Exception to the Rule: There’s only one exception to the rule and that is that July in the plural… Continue reading Plurals with -ies (for words ending in Y)

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Present Progressive (Continuous) for the Future

Easy Grammar! I’m writing this newsletter now. This is what I’m doing now. What are you doing? You’re reading this. You probably know the grammar of these sentences: I’m writing You’re writing She’s writing He’s writing It’s writing Etc. If this looks mysterious to you, have a look here. This is present progressive tense. Some… Continue reading Present Progressive (Continuous) for the Future

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Expressions with Make or Take

You might know some examples where you asked yourself: “Do I need to use make or do?” At the end of this article I’m adding links to some quizzes about make or do. But now we’ll talk about make or take. This week I heard someone make a mistake with make and take. Instead of take… Continue reading Expressions with Make or Take

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The Difference Between Number of and Amount of

“Hugs can do great amounts of good – especially for children.” Princess Diana For things that you can count, you can say: a number of. If you can’t count it, you can speak about an amount of something. Examples with Number of and Amount of Here are some examples: A number of trees were lining… Continue reading The Difference Between Number of and Amount of

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