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Basic Conjunctions

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A conjunction is a linking word such as, and, or, but.

Conjunctions are used to connect words or sentences.

The words before, after, as, when, while, until and since, are also conjunctions.

They tell when something happens, so they are called conjunctions of time.

For example:

Basic Conjunctions

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A conjunction is a linking word such as and, or, but.

Conjunctions are used to connect words or sentences.

The words before, after, as, when, while, until and since, are also conjunctions.

They tell when something happens, so they are called conjunctions of time.

For example:

Common Adverbs

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An adverb is a word that describes a verb.

It tells you about an action, or the way something is done.

A lot of adverbs end in -ly.

For example:

The baby is sleeping soundly.

It is raining heavily.

9 Adverbs

Insert an adverb below into the spaces in the sentences. Only use each adverb once.

Prepositions of Place

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A preposition is a word that connects one thing with another, showing how they are related.

Some prepositions tell you about position or place.

For example:

"There is a big balloon in the sky."

"Jane is jumping into the pool."

Put the following prepositions in the spaces below:

What are conjunctions of time?

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A conjunction is a linking word such as and, or, but.

Conjunctions are used to connect words or sentences.

The words before, after, as, when, while, until, since, are also conjunctions. They tell when something happens, so they are called conjunctions of time.

Adverbs of Manner

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Adverbs are words that tell you more about verbs, adjectives and other adverbs. Many adverbs end in ly.

You make these adverbs by adding ly to adjectives.

Some adverbs and adverb phrases describe the way people do things. They answer the question "How?"

For example:

"The traffic was moving slowly."

Extinct and Endangered Animals

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This is quite a difficult lesson and should give you a good challenge!

Many animals no longer exist today and some animals such as pandas have nearly disappeared.

In other words they are extinct or endangered.

This article has some missing vocabulary.

I have taken out some of the past simple verbs.

You need to decide which verb goes in which gap and change the verb to its past simple form.

Good luck!

Lesson by Caroline

Countable and Uncountable Nouns

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Countable

Countable nouns have plurals and can be used with a/an.

Potato is a countable noun. You can have a potato and potatoes.

Uncountable

Uncountable nouns have no plurals, and cannot normally be used with a/an.

Sugar is an uncountable noun. You cannot have a sugar or sugars.

Present Perfect with For and Since

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How much do you remember about this subject?

For and since are commonly used with the present perfect tense.

For

We use for to talk about a period of time.

E.g. "I haven't smoked for weeks."

Since

We use since to talk about a specific point in time, or a time when the action started.

Wh questions review

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English learners sometimes find the structure of asking questions quite difficult to understand.

Here we review the use of interrogative words (also known as wh-words). These are questions which cannot be answered with "yes" or "no" e.g. "What is your name?"

These ten questions are based on common mistakes I've heard English students make.