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Verbs Followed by Gerunds

Verbs Followed by Gerunds
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Articles Exercises (A, An, The) & Worksheet (ESL/EFL) English Current Articles Exercises (A, An, The) & Worksheet – Practice Online ESL Level: Beginner, Intermediate, AdvancedArticles Worksheet Download: Articles-Worksheet-Englishcurrent.doc (with answers) Instructions: Put the correct article (a, an, the, or nothing) into the paragraphs below. Articles: Exercises for Beginner Students My mother is English teacher. I am student. Answers 1. an, a, –, the, The programs, –, a I’m little excited because it’s Friday. a, –, a, The one, –, — Later, after eating dinner and doing my homework, I go to my room and read book for 30 minutes. a, the, – Articles: Exercises for Intermediate Students Moving to United States was most exciting thing I have ever done. the, the, –, an, –, a, the(“a” is possible but “the” is more common) Today, I have job interview at financial company. has offices all over world. a, a, The company, –, the, the, The company, –, the If I get hired, I could meet him after work for drinks. –, –, a, a I have two brothers. the, –, a, – –, the, –, the the, Most

Is Your Writing Bold & Clear After spending our days writing, we realized a common mistake: sentences easily grow to the point that they became difficult to understand. The worst part is we didn’t realize we were doing it. Our text was more clear and persuasive when we kept it simple. So writes one of the developers of Hemingway, an app that analyzes text to help make your writing “bold and clear.” But first, how does the famously terse writing of the tool’s namesake fare in Hemingway? The two waiters inside the cafe knew that the old man was a little drunk, and while he was a good client they knew that if he became too drunk he would leave without paying, so they kept watch on him. The Hemingway tool deems this “very hard to read” (post-college level) and advises the writer to use simpler and fewer words, and to consider splitting it into two sentences. The two waiters inside the cafe knew that the old man was slightly drunk. Now let’s see how Hemingway likes my preferred revision from the previous blog post:

Memovoc : Apprendre l'anglais facilement - Exercices en ligne gratuits et progressifs. 8 Common Grammar Mistakes You Should Never Make Again When creating marketing copy, even the most adept writers make mistakes from time to time. Here are 8 of the most common for you to learn and avoid. August 23, 2013 As more companies create customer-targeted content for their websites, the grammar police seem to be out in greater force. And that can create writer's block: Many business owners stress about writing anything at all, for fear of using incorrect grammar that will be made fun of across the Web. Last month, a post in the OPEN Forum community provided this advice on writing and grammar: "As a writer, I was told that I should simply write and write some more. Part of creating your own content is to do exactly that: Write. But there also are some basic grammar mistakes almost everyone makes, no matter how good (or bad) a writer he or she is. Affect vs. effect. People make so many grammar mistakes today that The Elements of Style is on its fourth edition. Read more articles about marketing. Photo: Thinkstock

Jazz chants Miles Craven presents a series of short jazz chants – a fun way to practise stress and rhythm in the classroom, to help your students sound more natural when they speak English. How to use Jazz Chants in the classroom You can use these jazz chants in a variety of fun ways. You can practice stress and rhythm with your class, to help your students sound more natural when they speak English. Also, because each jazz chant focuses on different vocabulary and grammar, you can also use them to review important words and structures! Here are some ideas on how to use these jazz chants with your class. Practice stress and rhythm Choose a jazz chant you want to use and make one copy of the chant for every pair of students in your class. Review vocabulary Check the vocabulary focus for each jazz chant and choose one you want to review. Review grammar Check the grammar focus for each jazz chant and choose one you want to review. Tip! Tip! Tip!

11 Little-Known Grammatical Errors That Will Shock and Horrify You You know who everyone loves? The guy who constantly corrects everyone's grammar. I hope that this list helps you become That Guy and, in the process, make tons and tons of new friends. Here are 11 English words and phrases that we (and by we, I mean myself included -- but not the royal we, as you're included too) seem to constantly (and surprisingly) misuse. Hey, it's not the most unique list I've ever done, I'm sure my next one will come out better if it's what I set my mind to. Try and.

Present Simple Use Okay, now you know how to make the present simple. But how do we use it? In fact, we use this tense in several different situations: (More about the difference between the present simple and the present continuous here.) My Present Simple Video 1: First, we use the Present Simple when something is generally true: The sun rises in the east.People need food.It snows in winter.The sky isn't green.Plants die without water.Two and two make four. 2: We also need to use this tense for a situation that we think is more or less permanent (see the present continuous for a temporary situation - one which we think won't last long): Where do you live? 3: The next use is for habits or things that we do regularly. Do you smoke? 4: Four, we use the simple present to talk about what happens in books, plays, or films: 5: We use it in the first and the zero conditionals: If it rains, I won't come.If you heat water to 100 degrees, it boils. 6: Strangely, we can use this tense to talk about the future.

56 Delightful Victorian Slang Terms You Should Be Using At first glance, there was nothing unusual about the men who stepped off the train in South Bend, Indiana on the morning of May 17, 1924. Dapper and mannered, they drifted from the station to the downtown area. Some headed for a nearby office that sported a red cross made out of light bulbs stationed in the window. Others roamed around looking for Island Park, the site of a planned social gathering. A closer look at these visitors revealed one common trait: Many were carrying a folded white robe under their arm. The Ku Klux Klan had arrived in town. Fresh off a controversial leadership election in Indianapolis, Indiana, there was no reason for Klansmen to have any apprehension about holding a morale booster in South Bend. It was only when Klansmen found themselves guided into alleys and surrounded by an irate gang of Catholic students from nearby Notre Dame University that they realized mobilizing in South Bend may have been a very bad idea. The Klan wanted a rally. It never happened.

the difference between much and many Lesson Eight Many & Much Now, watch this video: Practice using many / much here Take a quiz on many / much here Next: Lesson Nine Home | Your Teacher | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Terms Of Use