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R.3.4 - interpreting complex sentences

Reflexive Pronouns for Upper-Intermediate students

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When you look in a mirror you see your own reflection, i.e. you see yourself. 'Yourself' is an example of a reflexive pronoun. Just as a mirror reflects your image, so does a reflexive pronoun reflect the subject pronoun!

Reflexive pronouns are used in two different ways:

Articles - Beginner Level

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Use a, an and the in the sentences below:

Lesson by Adele, EC Cape Town

When to use a, an, some, any

Possessive Adjectives (Elementary/Pre- Intermediate)

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Adjective

An adjective is a word which give us more information about a nonun. Car is a noun, big is an adjective.

"That is a big car."

Possessive Adjective

My is an adjective. In this sentence, It shows who the cars belong to.

"That is my car."

Comparative and superlative adjectives - Low-Intermediate

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The Comparative

When comparing two objects or activities we often add -er to the adjective + “than”, e.g. higher than.

The Superlative

When comparing one with many the order is: the + adjective + -est, e.g. the highest.

Most / The Most

Running Vocabulary - High Intermediate

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Give your mind a workout

This one's for all you sporty people who need to brush up on your running jargon! Have a look at the vocabulary and match the words to their definitions...

1) Novice
2) Marathon
3) Hamstring
4) Warm-up
5) Treadmill
6) Peak Performance
7) Cramp
8) Quads / quadriceps
9) Dehydration
10) Endorphins

Defining and non-defining relative clauses - Intermediate

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Crazy Christmas - Elementary/Pre-Intermediate

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Today's lesson is from Amy Whiting, EC Cape Town English language school.

Present Simple is used to talk about routines and habits, it uses the form Subject + Verb
Example: We eat turkey at Christmas time

Prepositions Quiz - 10 Questions

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Have you ever been to New York?

AWL - Academic Word List - the 'I's'

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More AWL (Academic Word List) Practice: The 'I's' have it! (This is a play on 'The ayes have it.' This latter expression means that the voice vote is in, and those in favor of a measure have won.)

How was your weekend?

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So how was your weekend? What did you do?  Did you do anything nice? Here's something I did over the weekend.

I went out for a meal with my cousins on Saturday night.

I have a large family and we don't see each other as much as we would like so we decided to all _1_ up.

These days we only seem see each other at weddings or funerals. An informal get together was long _2_.

It took a lot of planning to find an evening when we were all available, that's for sure.