Click on the video if you prefer reading and listening, or just listening: My students usually find this hard to learn. Well, maybe a miracle will happen and you will find it easy. Don’t get discouraged. All you need to do is think of lots of examples of your own, and keep practising until you… Continue reading Comparisons with As … As
By Jacqueline Schaalje You can use have in a few different ways. Check out this infographic to read all the meanings and then you can do a quiz. Quiz Do this quiz online here. Choose the best way to complete the sentence. 1 I’m not having ______________ anymore! This espresso This terrible noise This cute… Continue reading Have (and has) in all its meanings
By Jacqueline Schaalje Henry Burrows At last, a fun subject!. Has it happened to you that you read a sentence and you thought: Heck, this sentence has no meaning? But then you read the sentence again, and a miracle happens: the pieces fall into place. And suddenly the sentence does make sense. For instance, what do… Continue reading Garden Path Sentences – Crazy Sentences that Do Have Meaning
By Jacqueline Schaalje Conditionals are special sentences that describe situations where you ask: what if? What would happen if A happened? Or: If A happened, would B happen? Unreal conditionals are used to talk about situations that are not real. They are imaginary or may be possible in the future, but not now. Here are… Continue reading Unreal Conditionals – What If?
By Jacqueline Schaalje Auxiliary verbs sounds very complicated, but all it means is helping verbs. What are they helping? They are helping the main verb in a sentence. Rule: if you see two verbs (or more) in a sentence, the first one is always the auxiliary verb. If there are three verbs in the sentence,… Continue reading List of Auxiliary Verbs Infographic + Quiz