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Common mistakes: Their, they’re, there, its, it’s, your, you’re.

This entry is part 35 of 37 in the series A1- BEGINNERS

This entry is part 35 of 37 in the series A1- BEGINNERSThese are very common errors in written English. Even native English speakers make these mistakes because they have the same pronunciation. This is not an excuse: They are unforgiveable! Let’s have a look: They’re = THEY ARE my cousins.    (VERB ‘TO BE’) Their =…

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Punctuation: Colons, Semi-colons and Dashes.

This entry is part 63 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 63 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE COLON =   : SEMI-COLON =   ; DASH =     –   Examples. The police finally discovered the murderer: Jim the gardener. The police finally discovered the murderer; Jim the gardener was arrested. The murderer – Jim the gardener – was discovered by the…

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Linkers and Connectors

This entry is part 69 of 82 in the series B1 - PRE-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 69 of 82 in the series B1 – PRE-INTERMEDIATELinkers and Connectors     What’s more, / Moreover*, / Besides,   = Además In spite of + noun / Despite + …ing     = A pesar de Although / Even though                      …

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In the City (Mini-Class)

This entry is part 53 of 55 in the series A2 - ELEMENTARY

This entry is part 53 of 55 in the series A2 – ELEMENTARY   These are all places in a city. Try to guess what they are without looking at the clues below! Estos son sitios de una ciudad. ¡Intenta adivinar sin mirar las pistas al final!   1. This is where you go to…

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Mobile English

This entry is part 50 of 55 in the series A2 - ELEMENTARY

This entry is part 50 of 55 in the series A2 – ELEMENTARY Read these out loud – what do they mean?   1. RU Ricky AKA The Kid Y? YR GF H8 ME. Can we talk? Listen. GTG. Better 121 NP. When? CYT. GR8. BTW… ? ILU EM? JK OMG LOL. SC B4N  …

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Vocab: Houses & Furniture

This entry is part 3 of 55 in the series A2 - ELEMENTARY

This entry is part 3 of 55 in the series A2 – ELEMENTARY Look at the pictures above. Now read the descriptions and complete the word:   1. You use this to wash your hands and face: W __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ or B __ __ __ __   2. Where…

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Genitivo Sajón: ¿Sí o No?

This entry is part 54 of 55 in the series A2 - ELEMENTARY

This entry is part 54 of 55 in the series A2 – ELEMENTARYThere are three ways to express possession in English: Las Alas de la Paloma = The Wings of a Dove Dove’s Wings    (Genitivo Sajón) Dove Wings Option 1. is generally more literary or poetic, OR for inanimate objects that by definition cannot be…

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New Year Mini-Class (with Poem)

This entry is part 49 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 49 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE ARE YOU A TEACHER? GET THE PDF. FOR YOUR CLASSES! A) Complete these sentences with a word in each gap: 1. How are you thinking _________     __________ this Christmas and New Year? 2. What _________    _________ the best moment…

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Still vs. Yet. vs. Already vs. Just

This entry is part 53 of 82 in the series B1 - PRE-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 53 of 82 in the series B1 – PRE-INTERMEDIATE  √ X ? STILL aún/todavía aún/todavía no… aún/todavía…..? YET – aún/todavía no… ya……? ALREADY ya… – ya…..?     He STILL hasn’t passed his driving test …… is similar to ….. He hasn’t passed his driving test YET. Except that the second sentences sounds more…

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Cuento de Navidad (Passive)

This entry is part 47 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 47 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE This marvellous story by Charles Dickens gives us a great opportunity to practise the Passive Voice. If you need more information about how and when to form the Passive, click here. ARE YOU A TEACHER? DOWNLOAD THE PDF. HERE! When you are…

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Quick Revision (Intermediate)

This entry is part 46 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 46 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATEQuestions for Revision Are you a teacher? Would you like to use this exercise in class? Click here to download the pdf. Fill in the gaps. In some cases, there may be more than one option. What ____    ____   _____doing since your…

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Be / Get / Used to

This entry is part 52 of 82 in the series B1 - PRE-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 52 of 82 in the series B1 – PRE-INTERMEDIATELook at the difference between these sentences: I used to get up early   (USED TO + INFINITIVE = Something you often did in the past, but not anymore) I’m used to getting up early   (BE USED TO + …ING = You…

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Work vs. Job

This entry is part 1 of 82 in the series B1 - PRE-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 1 of 82 in the series B1 – PRE-INTERMEDIATECual es la diferencia entre las palabras ‘work’ and ‘job’? What’s the Difference between ‘Work’ and ‘Job’? Pincha dos veces para traducir cualquier palabra. ‘Job’ is a noun, ‘Work’ is a verb: ‘What’s David’s job?’ ‘He works in a shop.’ (‘To work’ also…

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Frases para Turistas

This entry is part 45 of 82 in the series B1 - PRE-INTERMEDIATE

Prepara tus vacaciones con estas frases comunes. Profesor Nativo Gratis – ¡Tu Inglés Online! Pregunta, juega, habla, escucha, lee y aprende ¡Todo en Inglés!

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