Category Archives: Unit 10

Verb + Object + TO Infinitive

We have previously studied verb patterns (see previous post on gerunds and infinitives) Today, we are going to focus on a structure that can cause some confusion: subject verb object (not) to + infinitive Marco’s mother ordered him to get … Continue reading

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Reported Speech

Have a look at this presentation: Now you have it clear, please try and complete this exercise

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The Best Places to Hide

Want to disappear? Here are eight places where you can go and never be found as suggested by forbes.com It’s getting harder and harder to evade our modern communication and transportation grid. Internet caf├ęs proliferate in small villages from Mexico … Continue reading

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Carbon Footprint

We are living exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth’s climate. The stakes are high for us and … Continue reading

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Been there

A short break is a vacation away from home lasting a few days, but usually less than a week. It provides you with: A break from day-to-day routines A chance to experience new things Time to rest and recharge the … Continue reading

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Wonders of the World

The above Official New 7 Wonders of the World were elected by more than 100 million votes to represent global heritage throughout history. The listing is in random order, as announced at the Declaration Ceremony on 07.07.07. 7 Wonders were … Continue reading

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Home: Planet Earth

Yann Arthus-Bertrand is a French photographer, journalist, reporter and environmentalist. I first heard about him in London where his “Earth from Above” free exhibition was set up on numerous big posters outside the Natural History Museum for months. In 2009, … Continue reading

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