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Verbs and Phrasal Verbs For Dating

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Look at the context of each sentence and choose the correct definition. Good luck!

Flirt with try to make someone interested.

Get along/on have a good relationship.

Ask out ask someone to be your boyfriend or girlfriend.

Fall for fall in love.

Hit it off immediately have a good relationship.

So and neither, so and such

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Articles: A/An and The

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We are going to look the three basic rules about the use of article. There are many different rules some of which we have already presented but these are the main three.

1 – a/an

When we talk about people’s jobs or the things they do we use ‘a/an’
He’s a teacher.
She’s a scientist.
He was a student of mine.

Feelings Vocabulary

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We have feelings everyday and it’s important to express ourselves correctly so that nobody gets confused.

There are 10 sentences and you must choose the correct form of the word to put in the gaps.

Lesson by Jean, teacher at EC Cape Town English school


Vocabulary with Montreal

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Did you know Montreal is the world’s largest fully bilingual city, ranked 8th among the 10 best cities to visit in the world? (‘Best in Travel 2013’ guide, Lonely Planet).

It is also the largest city in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second largest city in Canada.

But there’s so much more to it than that...

Prepositions of movement and position

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To, towards

The preposition 'to' shows movement to a specific place or event.
I’m travelling to Spain next week.
I need to go to the bank.
Can you tell me the way to the post office?
Are you going to the party?
I’ve never been to a rugby match.
What time do you go to work?

We also use 'to' for movement towards a person or group of people:
He came up to me and started a conversation with me

How to use 'Enough'

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The word enough can be used as an adjective, an adverb or with a noun. It can even be used as a pronoun.

Enough with an adjective
She wasn't tall enough to become a flight attendant.
This piece of writing isn’t good enough.

Metaphor Monday!

Average: 4.3 (13 votes)

We have another metaphor mix for you! It would be a shame to stop at one set, now wouldn't it?

Remember: Just like a simile, the non-literal figure of speech referred to as a metaphor also compares two things, but it does so in a more direct way, this time without using as or like.

Two examples:

Christian has a heart of gold = Christian is very kind, generous or sincere
Don’t call him a slowcoach! = a person who acts or moves slowly

British and American English

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The perfect aspect
In American English it is very common to use the simple past tense instead of the present perfect which speakers of British English might use.

American English
I feel tired. I worked too much. I think I lost my keys. Did you see them anywhere?
Are you going to the show? No I already went.
You're looking for Jane. I just spoke to her.

Linking words 2

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Look at the linking words in these sentences:

"They arrived home just as I was about to call the police."
just as – at the same time or at the start of another action.

"The workers stopped as soon as the bell rang."
as soon as – immediately after