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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

LUNCH versus DINNER

SCHOOL LUNCH


TRANSLATION LINGUEE

WORDREFERENCE 

DEFINITION IN ENGLISH 



DINNER



TRANSLATION LINGUEE


WORDREFERENCE

DEFINITION IN ENGLISH 

Pots fer servir SUPPER for Catalan SOPAR

SUPPER



TRANSLATION LINGUEE

WORDREFERENCE

DEFINITION IN ENGLISH


PARENTS versus FATHERS

PARENTS

FATHERS


PREPOSITIONS: "ON" versus "IN" versus "AT"



EXERCISE:  choose AT / IN / ON

EXERCISE : write AT / IN / ON

EXERCISE : write AT / IN / ON

EXERCISE:  write AT / IN / ON



 

BEFORE versus AFTER

BEFORE and AFTER celebrities


BEFORE and AFTER photoshop



BEFORE and AFTER make up


BEFORE and AFTER weight loss





Future Simple: WILL + infinitive








Capital Letters





EXERCISE: Click on the words in the sentence below that need to be capitalized.

EXPLANATION+EXERCISE: Rewrite these sentences. Add capital letters wherever they are required.

EXERCISE: Rewrite the following sentences correctly.


Thursday, September 28, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Future Continuous



EXPLANATION 1(SPANISH)

EXPLANATION 2: SPANISH

EXERCISE 1: write the future continuous form (affirmative)

EXERCISE 2: write the future continuous form (negative)

EXERCISE 3: write the future continuous form (questions)


Thursday, May 18, 2017

Question Formation




EXERCISE 1: Ask for the underlined part.
EXERCISE 2: Ask for the underlined part.
EXERCISE 3: Ask for the bold part of the sentence.
EXERCISE 4:   Make questions  based on the following sentences using appropriate WH-Questions !


Webpage 1 with lots of exercises on question formation

Webpage 2 with lots of exercises on question formation

Webpage 3 with lots of exercises on question formation

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

ALTHOUGH versus HOWEVER





EXPLANATION : In Spanish

EXERCISE 1 Choose ALTHOUGH or HOWEVER

EXERCISE 2: Choose ALTHOUGH or HOWEVER

EXERCISE 3: Choose BUT, ALTHOUGH, HOWEVER

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Saturday, March 25, 2017

WHY versus BECAUSE

WHY is used in questions.

  • Why do you like that stupid guy?
  • Why didn't you me to the party?
See more examples here.




WHY  is also used to affirmative sentences to mean "this is the reason why"



BECAUSE is used to answer, never to ask.


Question:    Why are you late?  
Answer:       I am late because I went to bed late.

Question:    Why is the window open?
Answer:        The window is open because it's very hot here.






Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Present and Past Passive








THE PRESENT SIMPLE PASSIVE

EXPLANATION + EXERCISE: Present Passive (write the sentences)


EXERCISE: Active or Passive? Complete the sentences with the correct verbs.

EXERCISE: put the verb in the correct form

EXERCISE: Present Passive (write the sentences)

EXERCISE: Present Passive (write the sentences)

EXERCISE: Present Passive (write the sentences)


THE PAST SIMPLE PASSIVE

EXPLANATION + EXERCISE: Past simple Passive (write the sentences)

EXERCISE: choose Active or Passive

EXERCISE: Active or Passive? Complete the sentences with the correct verbs.

EXERCISE: put the verb in the correct form

EXERCISE:  Past Passive (write the sentences)

EXERCISE: Past Passive (write the sentences)



MIXED,  PRESENT AND PAST PASSIVE


EXERCISE: Active or Passive? Choose

EXERCISE: Ac tive or Passive? Choose

EXERCISE: complet the sentences with the correct verbs.


LOTS OF EXERCISES:

http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises_list/passiv.htm

http://www.agendaweb.org/verbs/passive-present-past-exercises.html


Friday, March 17, 2017

HAPPEN versus SUCCESS

Catalan: La vida és: El que em passa / El que jo faig que passi
Catalan: Pot passar qualsevol cosa
Catalan: Estigues tranquil, i passarà (Spanish : ocurrirá)
Catalan: Fes que les coses passin



SUCCESS: to achieve your goals
"Success" is Catalan  "Èxit"




SAY versus TELL





EXERCISE 1:  write
EXERCISE 2: choose
EXERCISE 3: choose
EXERCISE 4: choose (+ difficult)
EXERCISE 5: choose (+ difficult)
EXERCISE 6: webpage with lots of exercises


ACTUALLY versus NOWADAYS



ACTUALLY is not used to refer to time. It means IN FACT:

‘Hi, Mary. What a pleasant surprise!’ ‘Actually my name is Alice.’
I hear that you're a doctor. ~ Well, actually, I'm a dentist.
You are a doctor, right?’ ‘Well, actually, I’m a teacher.’
‘I don’t think you have sent the money, have you?’ ‘I have, actually.’
I have got a promotion. Actually, they have made me the manager.
‘Did you enjoy the movie?’ ‘Very much, actually.’



NOWADAYS, THESE DAYS or TODAY refer to the PRESENT TIME.

I don’t watch TV very much nowadays. There’s so much rubbish on. It’s not like it used to be.
These days you never see a young person give up their seat for an older person on the bus.
Today’s family structures are quite different from those of 100 years ago.
People don't wear hats much nowadays.




Thursday, March 16, 2017

VERY versus MORE and A LOT

VERY means  "to a great degree" . We use very before adverbs and adjectives to add emphasis.

IT'S VERY COLD


MORE is a comparative word. We also use it to talk about additional quantities. 



A LOT OF means  "MANY" or "VERY MUCH" and is used before NOUNS.

A LOT means VERY MUCH and is used at the end of the sentence.

A LOT OF FRIENDS



A LOT OF WATER


SHE EATS A LOT


A LOT OF STUDENTS
A LOT OF BREAD
A LOT OF RAIN
A LOT OF PEOPLE
A LOT OF FOOD
A LOT OF FILMS
A LOT OF COFFEE
A LOT OF SALT
A LOT OF SNOW
A LOT OF CARS
A LOT OF HOUSES
A LOT OF NOISE
A LOT OF BLOOD

A LOT OF COMPUTERS

A LOT OF MONEY