Category Archives: Unit 2

In the News

When reading the news, we can flick through the newspaper pages while deciding what to read and stop by in your favourite section, which, for sure, will be one of these: •Editorial /Opinion Article •Letters Page /letters to the Editor … Continue reading

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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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CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

LISTEN TO A RADIO PROGRAMME ABOUT CYBER CRIME IN THE UK. You can  read the script too!!! (watch the DOWNLOAD section on the rigth top of the page and check the vocabulary section) Enjoy!: 110623_6min_english_botnets_page.shtml HERE’S AN INTERESTING READING ABOUT CRIME IN OXFORD … Continue reading

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Present Perfect, simple or continuous?

Let’s play some music now and enjoy this video… The singer has done a lot of things in his life to try and be with his lover. The lyrics includes all those experiences in his life so he uses present … Continue reading

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Just for Laughs: Humorous Real Headlines

whose balls you said? How could they find weapons in a gun shop? What a difficult guess!                                            I wouldn’t do it again, she’s been a pain! Very accurate, indeed! Are you sure? As if I aimed to! If you didn’t … Continue reading

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Dependent prepositions

In the English language, there are many verbs, nouns and adjectives which are followed by specific prepositions.  The prepositions are called dependent because their choice depends on the particular word and its meaning. One of the things that drives English … Continue reading

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The joy of whining

Don’t you just love complaining? It’s so easy to do, and the more you do it, the better you get at it. And, if you really want to get even better, make sure you associate with other complainers. It seems … Continue reading

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