Learn English Grammar – the past simple v the past continuous

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 … Read more

Word Grammar – Let part 1

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’. This  lesson is about using the verb ‘to let’ combined with particles. Here are some more of the most common expressions: ‘to let down’ means … Read more

Learn English Grammar – the past continuous

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 … Read more

Improve your writing – wrongful death

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

Learn English Grammar – the past simple

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 … Read more