Mes: julio 2014

Diagrams — Present Simple

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Phrasal verbs — Ask around

Ask around VERB MEANING EXAMPLE Ask around Ask many people the same question. I asked around but nobody knew where Bill had gone. Read more →

English Idiom — “to play cat and mouse”

to play cat and mouse is to try to defeat someone by tricking them into making a mistake so that you have an advantage over them (often + with ) Example: The 32-year-old actress spent a large proportion of the week playing cat and mouse with the press. play (a game of) cat and mouse: 1. to repeatedly try to… Read more →

False Friends — Advise vs. Avisar

Happy Monday! Advise vs. Avisar English Spanish Advise – Aconsejar Avisar – Let sombody know or warn (advertir) Read more →

Grammar video

Finally Friday! For our first Friday, I have decided to share a music video I saw on Facebook. Have you ever heard of Weird Al Ynakovic? Well here is his newest video satire of the Robin Thicke song “Blurred Line” The Weird Al version is called “Word Crimes” and it is about grammar errors. Enjoy and have a great weekend!… Read more →

Diagrams — Have and Have got

Diagram of the differences and uses of… Descárgate el PDF aquí: ESQUEMA HAVE Read more →

Phrasal verbs — ask out

Good morning! Here is our first Phrasal Verb. VERB MEANING EXAMPLE ask someone out Invite on a date Tom asked Betty out to dinner and a film, Read more →

How to use phrasal verbs.

Phrasal Verbs and other multi-word verbs Phrasal verbs are part of a large group of verbs called “multi-word verbs”. Phrasal verbs and other multi-word verbs are an important part of the English language. Multi-word verbs, including phrasal verbs, are very common, especially in spoken English. A multi-word verb is a verb like “pick up”, “turn on” or “get on with”.… Read more →

Tips — Fun way to learn those horrible irregular verbs!

Do you remember having to learn those terrible irregular verbs or are you still trying to learn them? Here is a real cool teacher showing his students a new way to learn them. Enjoy! http://youtu.be/gNaDvAYC0Jw Read more →

False Friends — Actually vs. Actualmente

GOOD MORNING! Here is our first “false friend”. How many have mistaken this one? ENGLISH SPANISH Actually – En realidad Actualmente – Currently, at present   Read more →

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