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Future Continuous and Future Perfect

Average: 3.6 (19 votes)

A lesson about the Future Continuous and Future Perfect Verb Tenses:

Look at the itinerary of an organised trip in Cape Town centre this weekend.

Grammar: Reported Speech

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Today's reading comes from BBC News Wales.

A code of conduct covering areas such as how pupils and teachers in Wales talk to each other on websites like Facebook is being opposed by a union. The NASUWT (National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers) says the new code is not wanted or needed and represents a waste of public money.

How to use Enough?

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How to use ‘enough’ with adjectives and nouns – Pre-intermediate

I have £10 and I want to buy this car:

Unfortunately this car costs £100,000

I don’t have enough money. The car is very expensive and I will never be rich enough to buy it.

Countable and Uncountable Food – Elementary Level

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How many slices of toast can you see? Is toast countable or uncountable?

How many pieces of cake can you see? Is cake countable or uncountable?

Decide if these types of food and drink are countable or uncountable:

Lesson by Sam, EC London English languge school

Can you find the mistakes?

Average: 4.7 (58 votes)

There are 11 mistakes in this letter, please find and correct them all. When you are finished click on "Show Correct Letter" below.

To Dan,

Hey Dan, how is you? I’m really good, I enjoying London. It is a very interested city. There are so much to do. What have you doing? Do you have some news for me?

I had a great weekend, at Friday I went to Oxford Street and did some shopping with my friends. On Saturday I went to Liverpool street, there are a cool market there. I buyed some clothes. I had a rest on Sunday, I was so tired.

Present Perfect Simple

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Look at these two present perfect simple example sentences:

"The government has said they are going to introduce legislation."

"This is the first part of the report that we’ve agreed with."

Structure

The present perfect simple is have/ has + past participle.

Past Simple or Past Participle?

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It is really important when learning the past tenses, that you learn both the past simple form of the verb and the past participle. You also need to learn when you use them.

We use the past participle:

1 - When using the perfect tenses

Present Perfect:
Have + past participle
E.g. I have studied dance for five years.

Verb Patterns for Upper-Intermediate Students

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When we use more than one verb in a sentence there are specific patterns, e.g. the infinitive to or –ing, that follow the first verb.

Look at this example: "My friend suggested watching a dvd at home, but I want to go out.

The verb ‘suggested’ is followed by an –ing form of the next verb (gerund) and the verb ‘want’ is followed by the infinitive to.

Parts of Speech

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This lesson is designed to test how well you know the different parts of speech. E.g. verb, noun, adjective, adverb etc. In each of the following sentences, one word has been capitalised. Your job is to decide which part of speech this word is.

When you have finished, I strongly recommend that for further practise you have a go at a game called ‘Mad-libs’, where you complete a story by adding in your own words! Try this website

Lesson by Caroline

Regular Verbs - Elementary Level

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Look at the paragraph below and change the verbs in brackets into past tense.