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What are Demonstrative Adjectives?

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We use demonstrative adjectives to point out specific people or things.

This and that

This and that modify singular nouns.

This is used to point out something that is near by:
"This book I'm holding is very old."

Use Wh- Questions for information

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Wh- Questions are a good way to find out more information because they cannot be answered with 'yes' or 'no'.

Let's practice using wh- question words to make questions. Choose the best word for each question.

When? = Time

Where? = Place

Who? = Person

Why? = Reason

How? = Manner (way/amount)

What? = Object

Which = Choice

Ten Verb Tense Review Questions

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Get ready for some verb tense review. Put the verb in brackets into the correct tense by thinking about the context of the sentence and, of course, being careful with the spelling. Only use one word per box.

Anyone who get's 10/10 should stand up and shout "I must be a genius!" in a loud voice!

Enjoy the weekend.

Link: More Verb Tense Review

Earth Day Reading - Upper Intermediate Level

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April 22, 2010 is the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day. Started in America in 1970, Earth Day is a day of celebration and activism intended to raise _A_ of environmental issues.

Countable / Uncountable Nouns

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Countable / Uncountable nouns practice time, people. I've added some questions on plurals too, so think carefully before you answer. Today's task is good for Pre-Intermediate level English learners. This is a quick chance for you to review your knowledge of noun forms and subject/verb agreement. Who can get 10/10?

Link: Verbal Expressions - There is/are - It is

How to use Can't and Can't Have

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Can't

Can't is often used when we think that something is impossible at the present moment.

"Helen can't be in Spain because I saw her driving past my house this morning."

Can't have + past participle

Can't have + past participle is used when we are sure that something did not happen in the past.

A, An and The

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Read through the following sentences and decide if they need a, an, the or no word. I must be in a good mood today because I've decided to be generous; you can use these points to help you choose the right answers!

In the News: Iceland volcano closes airports

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Here's a reading and vocabulary exercise on a story you may be following on the news.

Flights across much of Europe are being cancelled on a second day of _A_ disruption caused by_B_thrown up from a_C_in Iceland.

Idioms of the day: "Don't rub it in!" & "Get my head around!"

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Here's part of a conversation I overheard in the office this morning.

Words that are spelled differently but sound the same

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Today we have an exercise on homophones, which, as you have probably guessed from the title of the lesson, means words that are spelled differently but sound the same (They are sometimes called heterographs, but it's not important to get that technical).

For example, to, two, and too

Now choose the correct word for each sentence.