Pigheaded idiom

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Pigs are very badly treated in the world of animal idioms. Here’s an example. admin Please enter the biographical info from the user profile screen.

Present Perfect or Past Simple

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Too hot to work but I got an exercise out https://englishgrammarsecrets.com/presentperfectorpastsimple/menu.php admin Please enter the biographical info from the user profile screen.

Gentle as a lamb

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Another animal idiom for you. She looks fierce but she is really as gentle as a lamb. admin Please enter the biographical info from the user profile screen.

Two New Additions

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I’ve got you a new idiom video. and I’ve also got a new exercise on the Present Perfect and the Present Perfect Continuous. https://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/presentperfectsimpleorcontinuous/menu.php admin Please enter the biographical info from the user profile screen.

New improved software now provides exercises for telephones

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For a couple of years, my grammar exercise site has been getting less successful. It was written in Flash- and Google no longer likes Flash. I’ve finally found a replacement program – and it produces exercises that also work on phones, ipads etc. https://englishgrammarsecrets.com/presentcontinuous/menu.php admin Please enter the biographical info from the user profile screen.

Hold Your Horses

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HOLD YOUR HORSES means to stop and think before taking action. Hold your horses. We need to think about this before we do anything. admin Please enter the biographical info from the user profile screen.

Have Kittens

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Suggested English Language course

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New video on Shall

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I’ve been a busy bee. ? admin Please enter the biographical info from the user profile screen.

New video on Past Continuous

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I made a new video on the Past Continuous admin Please enter the biographical info from the user profile screen.

Networking language

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You are at a Networking event. How do you approach strangers? Click on the link for a great idea. admin Please enter the biographical info from the user profile screen.

Building Trust – 15 useful expressions

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The Past Continuous – a new quiz

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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 […]

A Fast Quiz on the Imperative

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The grammar and vocabulary today are not difficult but you are going to have to answer very quickly. You only have two minutes for the ten questions. We can use the imperative to give a direct order. Take that chewing gum out of your mouth.Stand up straight.Give me the details.We can use the imperative to […]

Mixed Up Story

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Oh dear. We have a problem. There was a nice easy story about a holiday. Ten simple sentences. But the sentences have been mixed up and then split in two parts. Can you fix it? https://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/pastsimple/exercise1.html admin Please enter the biographical info from the user profile screen.

Shall

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We don’t use ‘Shall’ very frequently in modern English, particularly in American English. It is used to make offers and suggestions and to ask for advice. What time shall we meet? Shall we vote on it now? What dress shall I wear? Shall I open the window? https://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/shall/exercise1.html admin Please enter the biographical info from […]

New Quiz on Stative Verbs

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It’s been a while since I last wrote. I broke my hip and my Flash exercises broke at the same time ?. I’ve now invested in a new quiz program so I will be producing exercises regularly in the future. This quiz is about Stative Verbs. What are those? Well certain verbs of thought and […]

Having problems with Flash

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Hello again. As you may know, I have been getting a lot of error messages using Flash Player. I am looking to gradually move away from this and use a system that works everywhere, on phones, tablets, all computers, using any browser. I think these exercises should be fine everywhere. Could you let me know […]

Verb structure

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  I have a new set of exercises for you http://englishgrammarsecrets.com/grammar10/menu.php     admin Please enter the biographical info from the user profile screen.

More on infinitive or -ing

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I have a new lesson on the Infinitive or -ing. I hope you enjoy it. http://englishgrammarsecrets.com/grammar08/menu.php     admin Please enter the biographical info from the user profile screen.