August is named after Emperor Augustus, the first Roman emperor. It’s the last month of summer in England and it is usually hot.
This is the fourth post in my series on modal verbs. Today I'm going to look at the different uses of "would". Make sure you look at this post about will too so you can compare will and would.
This is post number three in my series on modal verbs. Today I'm going to look at the different uses of "will". I was actually surprised at how many different meanings there are! It's not just for the future!
How do you feel about speaking English? Do you worry about making mistakes? Do you feel uncomfortable or worry that you will look stupid? I completely understand but I hope I can show you that it's not necessary to feel like this.
How do you like to watch TV? Do you stream? Does anyone still buy DVD box sets?! Do you binge-watch your favourite show? Do you prefer subtitles or dubbing? Are you a couch potato? Keep reading to learn what these words mean and more.
July is named after Julius Caesar, the famous Roman emperor, it being the month of his birth. Caesar created the Julian calendar, which was the world’s first solar calendar. Before that, people used a complicated lunar calendar. The Julian calendar was used by most of the western world for more than 1,600 years until it was replaced by the Gregorian calendar, which most of the world uses today.
July is named after Julius Caesar, the famous Roman emperor. He created the first solar (sun) calendar. Before that, people used a lunar (moon) calendar.
This is the second post in my modal verb series. You might want to read this post about "can" first. "Could" is often used as the past form of "can" but this isn't the only meaning. Keep reading to learn more.
Is watching TV a good way to learn English, or any other language? Is it even possible? For a long time, I thought that watching TV (or Netflix, films, YouTube and so on) was good for students who want to practise their listening skills but maybe not much more than that. However, I've been thinking about it a bit more recently and I'm beginning to change my opinions slightly.
This is the first in a series of posts about modal verbs. They are quite difficult for learners because one modal verb can have many different uses. Let's start with an easy one - "can". This post will teach you the different meanings of "can" and when we can't use it!
Today I'm going to tell you about the second conditional. We use this to talk about something unreal, imaginary or hypothetical. It could be something that is unlikely to happen in the future or something that is not true or impossible in the present.
Today's lesson is about phrasal verbs we use to describe relationships. Keep reading to learn how to talk about family relationships, friendships and romance.
This is the second in my conditionals series. Today I'm going to tell you about the first conditional. We use this to talk about a real possibility in the future.
Do you find it difficult to learn and remember phrasal verbs? A lot of students say it's one of the most difficult things about learning English. One way to learn them is by topic so here is a list of phrasal verbs which are useful for talking about telephone calls.
June is when the summer starts. I like the weather in June because it’s warm and sunny without being too hot. It’s light very early in the morning and it doesn’t get completely dark until about 10 o’clock. In fact, the longest day is 20th or 21st June. There are roses and poppies in the garden. It’s also a good month for strawberries.
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