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Simple Present with Questions, including To Be and Other Verbs

What’s Your Name? I’m Jacqueline This is easy Grammar! Last time we talked about present simple with to be, and you can also check this article about present simple with other verbs. Now the difficult thing for lots of English learners is to put the two together. Can you use both present simple with to… Continue reading Simple Present with Questions, including To Be and Other Verbs

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When to Use Do and Does, Questions and Negatives

By Jacqueline Schaalje Students ask me sometimes whether they can ask any question with do and does. I say, no, sometimes you need to ask with “can,” or with a form of to be (am, is, are). “So when do I need do or does?” the student will ask. Answer: First of all you use… Continue reading When to Use Do and Does, Questions and Negatives

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Verbs with Y in the Present with –ies: He Flies and She Pays

By Jacqueline Schaalje Easy Easy Easy Easy Easy Easy Easy Easy Easy Easy Easy Easy Easy Easy Easy Easy ®Mary Vertulfo & Ewas Leave a reply I don’t know whether this has anything to do with the Israeli school system (often terrible English teaching). Some of my middle school and high school students get hysterical… Continue reading Verbs with Y in the Present with –ies: He Flies and She Pays

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Basic Tenses Review  – Easy Grammar

Easy easy Easy easy easy Easy easy Easy easy easy Easy easy Easy easy  By Jacqueline Schaalje I’ve been sending you lots of articles about tenses and grammar and more tenses and more grammar, but how well do you know them? Just for a change, try the quiz first. Click here to do this online.… Continue reading Basic Tenses Review  – Easy Grammar

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Easy Grammar: Make Negatives in Present Simple

By Jacqueline Schaalje Derek Jensen For negative sentences in the present simple you need to use do and does + not. Present simple is the tense that you use to tell about things that happen regularly, or that are facts. Read more in this article. Here are some examples: 1A I have a cat. B… Continue reading Easy Grammar: Make Negatives in Present Simple

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Take a Few Minutes to Learn Tags (You can, can’t you?)

  This video steals just a few minutes of your time to teach you tags. Here are some examples: You do, don’t you? Yes, I do. You are, aren’t you? Yes, I am. When do you use do and when am? Find out in the video. After you’ve watched the short video, you can do the… Continue reading Take a Few Minutes to Learn Tags (You can, can’t you?)

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