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She is the girl. She goes to my school.

Relative clauses

Relative clauses allow us to give further information about something in the same sentence. For example instead of saying She […]

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Phrasal Verbs

Everyday Phrases

What is ____ like?

When we want someone to describe something or someone for us,¬†we can ask the question “What is … like?“ What […]

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Songs

Irregular verbs

Paul Simon, Slip slidin’ away Level: A1 (Elementary) – American English Practise irregular verbs with this Paul Simon song.

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Relative clauses

She is the girl. She goes to my school.

Relative clauses allow us to give further information about something in the same sentence. For example instead of saying She is the girl. She goes to my school. which doesn’t sound very natural, we can say She is the girl who goes to the same school as me. Defining relative clauses When the information contained in the sentence is essential […]

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Relative pronouns

This is John. He lives here.

We use relative pronouns to join two pieces of information together. It replaces the noun. So instead of repeating the noun This is John. He lives here. we can use a relative pronoun to link the two sentences together This is John who lives here. We use who for people: She is the girl who lives next door to my […]

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Stative verbs list

Here is a comprehensive list of Stative verbs: to adore to fit to please to agree to hate to possess to appear (seem) to have (possession) to promise to appreciate to hear to realise to be to imagine to recognize to believe to include to remember to belong to to involve to resemble to concern to know to satisfy to […]

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Stative verbs

Stative verbs are verbs with no continuous form. They generally refer to the following groups of verbs: 1. Possession I have brown hair (not I’m having a brown hair). I own a car (not I’m owning a car). This computer belongs to John (not this computer is belonging to John). He possesses at least four houses (not he is possessing […]

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Present Perfect 3 – Giving news

We use the present perfect when we give news. Something happened recently and for the person who is listening it is new and so there is the connection between the past and the present, which there must always be when we use the present perfect. Examples I‘ve bought a new car. We have decided to get married. They‘ve moved house. […]

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