Mes: septiembre 2014

Tips — Help for learning English

Tips to help you learn English Week 5 Tip 5 Don’t be afraid to make mistakes. Fear can stop you from learning English. • Do you go to English class and think that everyone is going to make fun of you or laugh at you if you try to speak English? • Do you know all the grammar rules but… Read more →

False Friends — Certainly vs. Ciertamente

Certainly vs. Ciertamente English Español Certainly = por supuesto, desde luego Ciertamente = No doubt Read more →

Practice — Past Simple / Past Continuous

Practice — Past Simple / Past Continuous Fill in the gaps with the Past Simple or the Past Continuous.  Send me your answers and I will let you know how you did! 🙂 What __________ (do) when I __________ (call) you last night? I __________ (sit) in a café when you __________ (call) When you __________ (arrive) at the party,… Read more →

Diagrams — While / When

  Descárgate el PDF aquí: WHILE_WHEN Read more →

Phrasal verbs — Bring down / up

Phrasal verbs — Bring down / up Verb Meaning Example bring someone down make unhappy This sad music is bringing me down. bring someone up raise a child My grandparents brought me up after my parents died. bring something up start talking about a subject My mother walks out of the room when my father brings up sports. Read more →

Tips — Help for learning English

Tips to help you learn English Week 4 — Tip 4 4. Train your ears to understand. You need to focus and listen. Train you ears to listen for words they (YOU) know in English. Listen for patterns. Don’t focus on grammar or single words. Focus on the phrases. Listen to English movies, music, and TV. Listen to the way… Read more →

False Friends — Constipated vs. Constipado

Constipated vs. Constipado English Español Constipated = Estreñido Constipado = To have a cold Read more →

Interesting facts about English

Interesting facts about English part 3 More interessting facts…  A sentence that contains all 26 letters of the alphabet is called a “pangram“. The following sentence contains all 26 letters of the alphabet: “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.” This sentence is often used to test typewriters or keyboards. The only word in English that ends with… Read more →

Diagram — Past Continuous

Diagram Past Continuous Descárgate el PDF aquí: ESQUEMA PAST CONTINUOUS Read more →

Phrasal verbs — Break out

  Phrasal verbs — Break out Verb Meaning Example break out escape The prisoners broke out of jail when the guards weren’t looking. break out in something develop a skin condition I broke out in a rash after our camping trip. Read more →

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