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Retry the cards in the incorrect box restart all cards Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page. IRREGULAR VERBS 3e. How to Use the First Conditional in English. Prepositions of time. Conjunctions: and, or, but, so, because and although. Daisy: Are you and Alfie going to the festival this weekend?

Conjunctions: and, or, but, so, because and although

Oliver: Hmm? We want to, but we don't have a car so we're not sure how to get there. It's in the middle of nowhere! Daisy: Amy's dad is taking us on Saturday morning, and he's offered to bring us home again on Sunday. Why not come with us? Reported speech. We use reported speech when we want to tell someone what someone said.

Reported speech

We usually use a reporting verb (e.g. say, tell, ask, etc.) and then change the tense of what was actually said in direct speech. So, direct speech is what someone actually says? Like 'I want to know about reported speech'? Yes, and you report it with a reporting verb. Modals of deduction. Daisy: This is so good.

Modals of deduction

I … Oh, that might be Mum phoning from Bali. I’ll put her on speaker. Relative clauses. We use relative clauses to describe or give extra information about something we have already mentioned.

Relative clauses

We often use relative pronouns (e.g. who, where, that, which, whose) to introduce relative clauses. What are relative clauses and why do we use them? A clause is a group of words containing a verb. Some, any, every and no. Can, could and would for invitations, offers, requests and permission. We use the modal verbs can, could and would to offer to do things for people or to invite them to do something.

Can, could and would for invitations, offers, requests and permission

We also use them to make requests or ask permission to do something. They are a type of auxiliary verb we use with other verbs to add more meaning to the verb. After modal verbs we use the infinitive form without to. Modals are not used with the auxiliary verb do; to form the negative, we add not after the modal. To ask questions, we put the modal in front of the subject. Hey, you couldn't pass me that plate, could you? Modals do not change in the third person singular form (he/she/it) in the present simple.

Personal pronouns and possessives. Oliver: Hey, Alfie.

Personal pronouns and possessives

How's things? Alfie: Cool, great. You? Question words. We use the question words who (for people), what/which (for things), when (for time), where (for places), why (for reasons) and how (for more details).

Question words

What do I need to know about question words? I know you know the basics, but questions are quite tricky. Let’s just go over the main rules. Verb + -ing or verb + infinitive. After certain verbs we use the -ing form, and after other verbs we use the infinitive.

Verb + -ing or verb + infinitive

Sometimes we can use either form and there is no change in meaning. Occasionally we can use either form and there is a change in meaning. So what’s the rule for whether we use the -ing form or the infinitive? The present continuous. We use the present continuous (am/is/are + -ing) to talk about temporary things which have begun but haven't finished.

The present continuous

They are often happening now, at this moment. Here are some examples of things happening now. I'm just uploading some photos to Facebook and I'm sending a message to Billie. We're all riding camels and the sun's shining. They're waiting for me to get off the phone! The past simple – irregular verbs. Have to, must and should for obligation and advice. Comparative and superlative adjectives. Oliver: So, where do you get the best pizza in London? Alfie: No doubt about it, it has to be Pietro’s.Daisy: No way! The pizzas in La Bella Napoli, just around the corner, are so much tastier ... and they’ve got more variety ... and the friendliest waiters! Oliver: Yeah, I think she’s right, Alfie; much better quality.

It’s not the cheapest though, but they’re so good! The past simple – regular verbs. The past simple is the most common way of talking about past events or states which have finished. It is often used with past time references (e.g. yesterday, two years ago). Please explain past events or states! A past event could be one thing that happened in the past, or a repeated thing. I stopped at a zebra crossing.

We carried on with the test. A state is a situation without an action happening. The present simple. We use the present simple to talk about repeated actions or events, permanent states or things which are always true. To find out more about the present simple, read and listen to the conversation below. Can you give me some examples? 10 Fun ESL Activities to Practice Modal Auxiliary Verbs. Modal: Can/To Be Able To Giraffes can’t dance. Usage: Ability. Learn to master the tenses in English.