Category Archive: Grammar Review

Feb 19

BONDING & SHARING – Picture Dictionary

 BONDING & SHARING are two words you often hear in everyday conversation. Do you know the difference between the two words? In this post we’ll discuss the different meanings of the words bonding and sharing and you’ll learn a couple of great expressions you can use to impress everyone with your English. So here is …

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Feb 17

BE USED TO DOING SOMETHING / GET USED TO DOING SOMETHING – Now I Know

 BE/GET USED TO DOING SOMETHING Do you know how to use BE USED TO DOING SOMETHING and GET USED TO DOING SOMETHING? We use these expressions to talk about something we do often. Here is what you need to know:   BE USED TO SOMETHING    BE USED TO DOING SOMETHING   refer to: something you OFTEN …

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Feb 17

USED TO DO SOMETHING – Now I Know

 USED TO DO SOMETHING Do you know how to use USED TO? We use this expression to talk about something we did regularly in the past. So the key ideas that can help you remember it are the following: USED TO refers to: something you did REGULARLY IN THE PAST something you DON’T DO ANY …

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Feb 02

Suffixes Made Easy – Now I Know

 What are suffixes? Suffixes are groups of letters glued to the ending of a word to make new words. For example, you call someone who always helps other people HELPFUL (HELP+FUL). The base word here is HELP and the suffix I added is FUL (= full of). The two components make up the meaning of …

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Feb 02

Prefixes Made Easy – Now I Know

 What are prefixes? Prefixes are groups of letters glued to the beginning of a word to make new words. For example, you may go to the movies for the PREVIEW (PRE+VIEW) of a new movie – an advance showing of the movie before it is officially open to the public. In this example, the base …

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Jan 21

Causative verbs – Get, Have, Make, Let, Help

 We use causative verbs to show that someone or something caused something to happen. Causative verbs are: get, have, make, let and help. Here is what you need to know about the causative in English. Try a quick quiz to practice the causative! Causative # 1 – HAVE/GET SOMETHING DONE This means that someone does …

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Jan 18

Easily Confused Words – Find, Found & Fund Explained

 The verbs find, found, and fund are easily confused – people often have a hard time learning them, so let’s do a quick revision and see how they differ in meaning and how they are used in context. After that you can take an interactive quiz to practice using the words in context. Level: B1/B2 …

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Jan 12

Present Tenses Review – Verb tenses in English Made Easy

 The present tenses can be used to talk about the present, general time and even the future. Do you know how to use them well? Let’s revise them one by one! The present tenses in English are: the Present Simple, the Present Continuous, the Present Perfect and the Present Perfect Continuous. Read more about the …

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Jan 08

Verb Tenses Made Easy – An Introduction

 Verb tenses in English can be challenging even if you have already been studying English for many years. The tense system in your first language may be very different from English so it usually takes some time before you can really master them.   Verb tenses in English are not very complicated, though, and you …

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Dec 18

Present Perfect Tense – NOW I KNOW

 This new family movie gives us the perfect excuse to revise the present perfect tense. It’s a verb tense many people get wrong but, in fact, it’s really not complicated. So here is what you need to know! Level: B1 and above   Watch the trailer and note down the sentence in the present perfect …

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