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Thursday, 30 June 2016

SUMMER RULES TO ENJOY THE HOLIDAYS


Once again, closing down the blog for the summer holidays. Here are some rules to enjoy them! See you back in September.

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

THE LOVELY CITY WE LIVE IN. (HAVE A GOOD SUMMER!!!)



Closing down the blog for the summer holiday, here's a video reminding us of the great city we live in, so even if we stay around, there's lots to enjoy. Have a great summer holiday wherever!

Monday, 27 June 2016

COLLOCATIONS & PHRASAL VERBS WITH "TAKE"


Examples in context:
- Let's take a break to have a cup of coffee.
- I'm very tired. I'm going to take a rest.
- Take a seat, please and tell me what's your problem.
- We'll take a taxi to the airport.
- I'm going to take my final English exam in June.
- In class I always take notes of what the teacher says.
- Take a look at what I've written.
- John took the head-master's place in the meeting.
- I'm hot, I'm going to take my temperature.


You can see more collocation examples with "TAKE" on a previous post HERE.
Phrasal verbs with "TAKE":

And you end, here's a song that uses the collocation "TAKE A CHANCE ON..."

Video "TAKE A CHANCE ON ME", Abba:

Saturday, 25 June 2016

TRAVEL vs TRIP


About to go on holiday... Here's a post to distinguish two confusing words: travel & trip, so that you can use them correctly.

Thursday, 23 June 2016

'BREXIT' OR 'BREMAIN', THAT IS THE QUESTION?

OR

Today's the day when Britain answers the Shakespearean question of Brexit or Bremain, that is the question?. And the answer will come from the results of the referendum held today in the country. Marked bt the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox last Thursday. Let's see what happens...


& THEY'VE DECIDED TO LEAVE.

Monday, 20 June 2016

COLLOCATIONS WITH "SAVE"


You can find more collocation examples with the verb "SAVE": HERE.

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Friday, 17 June 2016

EMAILING


Some notes on writing emails. How to express different functions:
- Opening
- Salutes and greetings.
- Attaching files.
- Making and replying enquiries.
- Informing.
- Requesting.
- Making and confirming or changing arrangements.
- Complaining.
- Replying.
- Giving news.
- Apologizing.
- Closing.
For more on emails, click to go to a previous post HERE.

Thursday, 16 June 2016

MONEY YOU EARN & TALKING ABOUT PRICES


Here is vocabulary related to the money you earn for the work you do. Remember that you never WIN it, because you only WIN PRIZES. Here are the different possibilities of words that you have for the money you can earn.
Ande below expressions to talk about prices.



Saturday, 11 June 2016

BABY ANIMALS


Do you know the name for the different animals when they are small? Here's a chart that shows you the names of the baby animals.


Friday, 10 June 2016

IT'S RAINING AGAIN...


Here are different ways to say it's raining, depending on how it does.

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

ADJECTIVE SUFFIXES


Here's a chart with suffixes to form adjectives.




Tuesday, 7 June 2016

CONFUSING: EACH / EVERY / EITHER / NEITHER


Take a look at this chart to distinguish the confusing uses of these words: EACH, EVERY, EITHER, NEITHER.

Monday, 6 June 2016

COLLOCATIONS WITH "KEEP".



Apart from these, you can find more examples with "KEEP": HERE.
Some examples in context:
- In the library you must keep quiet.
- Keep calm during your final tests.
- You have to learn to keep a promise/secret, you just can't go on telling everyone everything.

Sunday, 5 June 2016

BOATS & SHIPS


If you want to travel on the water, here are some different types of boats.


Saturday, 4 June 2016

COMPUTING


A chart with basic vocabulary on Computing.

Thursday, 2 June 2016

AGREEING: 'ALSO', 'AS WELL', 'SO' & 'TOO'



Take a look on how to use these different ways of agreeing which can be confusing.



+ about 'SO' & 'TOO' @ a previous post HERE.

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

GIVING OPINIONS, AGREEING & DISAGREEING (2)



Some typical expressions to use when giving opinion and when you agree or disagree with some opinion.
Previous posts on the same topics here on this blog:
- FIRST, EXPRESSING AN OPINION...

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