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Relative Clauses: Pronouns

Relative Clauses: Pronouns

Grammar

Defining Relative Clauses: relative pronouns Defining relative clauses give detailed information defining a general term or expression. Defining...

could

could

Grammar

How you can use "could" + infinitive.. 1) request permission to do something Could I ask you a question? Could I ask a question please? Could...

Irregular verbs

Irregular verbs

Grammar

In most grammar books or course books you can find a list of irregular verbs. And I think this is a good idea, because irregular verbs are very...

state verbs

state verbs

Grammar

State verbs are verbs that cannot be used in the continuous form. That means that for instance if you normally would use the present continuous,...

Uncountable nouns

Uncountable nouns

Grammar

I really like teaching this subject. So, let's start: What do you have to know about "uncountable nouns"? Well, you cannot count them. So - not...

Adverbs

Adverbs

Grammar

In general you make an adverb by adding -ly to the adjective. She is a very beautiful woman. She sings beautifully. He is very angry. "Leave...

much / many / a lot of / lots of

much / many / a lot of / lots of

Grammar

This is something I have to teach very often.. A subject that has to be taught at the same time as countable vs. uncountable nouns. In general...

difference between 'of' and 'off'

difference between 'of' and 'off'

Grammar

Happy New Year to you all!! One of my students asked me what the difference was between 'of' and 'off'. While looking for a suitable answer on...

if, when, in case, ...

if, when, in case, ...

Grammar

A discussion about "if" ended with a list of different words that can be used to indicate a condition: if (si) in case (au cas où) unless (sauf...

past simple: doubling of final consonants

past simple: doubling of final consonants

Grammar

That really amazes me: even after teaching for so many years, I'm still discovering new things... For instance, last Friday I was teaching a...

Not only ... but also...

Not only ... but also...

Grammar

In one of the texts we read during a lesson was the following sentence: "Look, not only do we have a major error on our hands, but we're also...

présent simple

présent simple

Grammar

I have "discovered" that the French présent simple can be translated by loads of different tenses in English. 1) present simple J'habite en France....

verb + "-ing" or + "to infinitive"

verb + "-ing" or + "to infinitive"

Grammar

This is always a tricky subject. Yesterday evening we had to"decide" if it was "I like going" or "I like to go". Now in fact, this is one of...

multi-word verbs (phrasal verbs, etc.)

multi-word verbs (phrasal verbs, etc.)

Grammar

I will give here a brief overview of what multi-word verbs are. I will write a list of verbs on a separate page. If you want to have a copy of...

than /that/ as

than /that/ as

Grammar

What do these 3 words have in common? They can all be translated as "que" in French.. 1) the comparative A elephant is bigger than a mouse. Un...

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