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Summer - 'sun', 'shine' and 'summer' idioms

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 Stonehenge at sunrise

Stonehenge at sunrise.

The summer solstice, also known as ‘the longest day’, is celebrated this year on June 20, 2008. This day of the year  has the most hours of daylight and shortest night. In the Northern Hemisphere it always occurs in mid-June, while in the Southern Hemisphere it occurs in December.

Movie Lesson - Forgetting Sarah Marshall

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Watch this trailor for the movie Forgetting Sarah  Marshall then answer the multiple choice questions and finally click on 'show transcript' to read what was said.

How to use ‘if’ in conditional sentences

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If i won the lottery, I would...

In English we have four ways to make conditional (if) sentences. Here is how to make them...

0 Conditional – is used for scientific facts or general truths. ‘If’ can be substituted for ‘when’.

 ‘If you boil water to 100°C, it boils.’

Euro 2008- Football English (part 2)

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Football English

'The beautiful game!'

Do you know how to talk about football in English? Take our quiz!

When to use 'a' & 'an'

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Cambridge: a university / an university?

You were probably taught at school ‘an’ should be followed by a vowel (a,e,i,o,u) and a should be followed by a consonant:

an elephant
a car

Unfortunately, this is not always true!

Music Lesson - Scarlett Johansson 'Falling Down'

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Watch this video and then do the exercise.

Football English

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The European Championships are well underway.

 This time there are no British teams in the final, but there is probably a lot of English being spoken by supporters from around Europe in Switzerland and Austria. Here are some expressions we use to talk about the 'beautiful game'.

How to use 'whose' and ' who's'

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 Whose bag is this?

'Whose/who's bag is this?'

How to use 'Its' or 'It's'

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Its confusing, or it's confusing?

Do you know when we should use its and it’s?

It's

The word it's is always used as a short form of it is.

‘It’s a red umbrella.’

Phrasal Verbs using 'take' (part 1)

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'Marie decided to take up the violin.'

 

‘Take’ appears in many phrasal verbs. Here are several uses of the verb. In the future, we will be looking at other examples, but first try and memorise these.