Learn English Grammar – the past simple v the past continuous

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Both the past simple and the past continuous refer to completed actions in the past. Most of the time when we are talking about such actions, we use the past simple. This is by far the most common way about talking about the past. I lived there for 6 years. I only found out a […]

Word Grammar – Let part 1

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In today’s lesson, we’re going to look at the use of ‘let’ in some common phrasal verbs. In the second part, we’ll look at the common grammar patterns using ‘let’. ThisĀ  lesson is about using the verb ‘to let’ combined with particles. Here are some more of the most common expressions: ‘to let down’ means […]

Learn English Grammar – the past continuous

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We use the past continuous to talk about past events which went on for a period of time. We use it when we want to emphasize the continuing process of an activity or the period of that activity. (If we just want to talk about the past event as a simple fact, we use the […]

Improve your writing – wrongful death

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Hello again, It’s time for the final exercise is our short series on Legal English. Today we are looking at language associated with Wrongful Death. I hesitated about picking this theme but a lot of the vocabulary is very useful in many situations. Click here for the exercise http://www.better-english-test.com/unit31/index.html Have a nice week. Pearson admin […]

Learn English Grammar – the past simple

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We use the past simple to talk about actions and states which we see as completed in the past. We can use it to talk about a specific point in time. * She came back last Friday. * I saw her in the street. * They didn’t agree to the deal. It can also be […]

Learn English Grammar – present simple or continuous?

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We use the Present Simple for regular actions or events I watch TV most evenings. facts The sun rises in the east facts know about the future The plane leaves at 5.00 in the morning. thoughts and feelings about the time of speaking I don’t understand. We use the Present Continuous at the time of […]

Learn English Grammar – the present simple

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The present simple is used to talk about actions we see as long term or permanent. It is very common and very important. In these examples, we are talking about regular actions or events. I drive to work every day. She doesn’t come very often. The games usually start at 8.00 in the evening. What […]

Learn English Grammar – the present continuous

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The present continuous is used to talk about present situations which we see as short-term or temporary . We use the present simple to talk about present situations which we see as long-term or permanent. In these examples, the action is taking place at the time of speaking. * It’s raining. * Who is Kate […]

Grammar Secrets Free Ebook

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I am afraid that the free ebook is no longer available. However, we do have a free App called EnglishHelp available for both iPhone and Android.   admin Please enter the biographical info from the user profile screen.

Download our free Business English Hangman Game

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Hangman is a great way of revising vocabulary and expressions. Here is our version of the game – completely without charge to you. Please note the following conditions. If you download the file, that signifies that you accept these conditions. 1. This game works with Windows. It can only work with a Mac if you […]

Free Business English Lessons By Mail

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I’m afraid this site crashed and I lost all the previous posts. Of course, I didn’t have a back up of the files. Sorry for any inconvenience. admin Please enter the biographical info from the user profile screen.