Category Archives: Unit 1

Past tenses

Past Simple FORM: [VERB+ed] or irregular verbs. Check previous post on pronunciation of-ed if still in doubt. Examples: You called Debbie. Did you call Debbie? You did not call Debbie. Use the Simple Past to express the idea that an … Continue reading

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How to ace a job interview

Not sure how to act in a job interview? Howcast offers you a very funny video explaining what to do to ace a job interview. If you click on the green arrow on top of the screen, you’ll get a … Continue reading

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Talking about the differences between men and women

Men and women are different and some people would even say they are from different planets! Watch this really funny video which shows the difference between men and women. Of course we are referring to stereotypes and making generalisations! Here are some … Continue reading

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Questions??????

How  do we make questions in English? If this is still causing you problems read this very complete grammar summary here For more information and practice about indirect questions look at this very interesting page from BBC learning English. Click … Continue reading

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“Mind your language”: stereotypes in the English classroom

Mind Your Language is a British comedy television series from the late 70s. The series focuses on the adult students of an English foreign language class in a London college. The classes take place in the evening, and are taught by … Continue reading

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Stereotypes

Stereotypes are generalizations, or assumptions, that people make about the characteristics of all members of different groups or nationalities, based on an image (often wrong) about what people in that group are like. Watch the following video where people in … Continue reading

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PLEASE, MR. POSTMAN!!- Letter writing

Writing letters and e-mails could be a hard task, but DON’T WORRY!, here is a web page where you’ll find many samples of formal and informal letters, as well as some very good advice. Take advantage of the World Wide Web!!!! … Continue reading

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