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Cultural Lesson: Brighton Music Scene

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Verb Collocations

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"Go diving" or "go to diving'?

When learning English it's important to learn collocations. Collocations are groups of  words that appear together in a sentence. Take a look at the following verb collocations. Each verb goes with a word or phrase:

Phrasal Verb - Stay

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"Even though it was raining, she wanted to stay out."

Here are some phrasal verbs using the word stay:

Verb, Noun, Adjective or Adverb?

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Take a look at the the following examples of nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, subjects and objects:

"Joe ate his banana." - noun

"They ran all the way home." - verb

Time to improve your vocabulary!

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"By going away to university she's entering a new phase in her life."

Take a look at the following ten sentences and then try matching the words in bold to their definitions below:

The Year of the Ox: Personality Adjectives

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Culture Lesson: Chinese New Year!

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Read the following information on the Chinese New Year and then match the key words to their meanings below:

Culture Lesson: East London

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Street sign in London's famous East End.

Whenever you hear the words 'London' and 'shopping' you probably automatically think Oxford Street, Regent Street or Covent Garden. But there is a kaleidoscope of possibilities and next time you’re in the capitol I suggest you get out of the centre and head East to get a real taste of what London has to offer.

What is the difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England?

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Map of Great Britain

Wha's the difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England? Don't worry if you don't know, lots of people get confused by the three names. Here we take a look at the differences between them.

The United Kingdom

Subject Verb Object

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Take a look at this sentence:

"I like English a lot."

What's the subject, verb and object in the sentence?

I is the subject.
is the verb.
English is the object.

English generally follows the sentence structure where the subject comes first, the verb second, and the object third.