I'm starting a series on Instagram and on my blog about all the tenses. Present simple is the first one everybody learns but do you know all the different uses? Do you know how to form questions and negatives? In some ways, this tense is not simple at all! Keep reading to learn more!
October gets its name from the Latin word for eight, as it used to be the eighth month of the year. During this month, we really start to notice that the days are getting shorter. For some people, it’s still dark when they get up in the morning and we have to turn the lights on earlier and earlier in the evening. At the end of October, we put the clocks back one hour so we get more light in the morning but then it gets dark even earlier in the evening.
In October, the days get shorter. It’s still dark in the morning when I wake up and I have to turn the lights on early in the evening. At the end of October, we change the clocks by one hour so we get more light in the morning.
I've watched a few Australian TV programmes recently and have picked up some differences between Aussie and British English. If you want to practise your listening skills or familiarise yourself with the Australian accent, I recommend "A Place to Call Home", "The Doctor Blake Mysteries", "800 Words" or "The Heart Guy" (also called "Doctor Doctor".
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