Past participle – divided according to the pronunciation ,ENGAMES Last week I taught passive and present perfect tense. I thought that I was well prepared but in both cases we encountered one big problem. The students could not form the past participles correctly. 14 Expressions with Crazy Origins that You Would Never Have Guessed Guest post by Anais John You probably use tons of expressions, idioms, and slang phrases every day that don’t make literal sense. If you ever thought long and hard about why you say something a certain way, you could probably make a guess. However, some English expressions are so crazy and unusual that it is impossible to guess where on earth it originated from — unless you know the history. In case you didn’t know, historical events, legends, important figures, religion, and even advertisements form the basis of many expressions used today. Here are the origins of some of the most interesting idioms!
use blank in a sentence, make example sentences of the word the blanks in the, English words and Examples of use Fill in the blanks in the following sentences with the correct word from the list aboveDo you have a blank cassette I can use? I want to make a mix tape of dance music. Ejercicios Curso 1 - Cursos de Inglés ATS Haz clic sobre el título del ejercicio que deseas hacer. (No disponibles para dispositivos móviles.) Numbers 8 Idioms in English using two Easter symbols – Eggs and Bunnies. The Easter weekend starts today in the UK. Good Friday and Easter Monday are public holidays (or bank holidays as we call them here in the UK). As I write this post, millions of people are making their way to the airports or holiday destinations within the UK clogging our already busy motorways. Luckily, David and I have decided to head up to the Lake District early Saturday morning to avoid the long queues on the roads. In my last post dedicated to the theme of Easter, I concentrated on the food that is eaten during this period.
Earthquakes - Q-files Encyclopedia Many earthquakes take place where one tectonic plate slides down beneath in another in what is called a subduction zone. Shock waves are sent out in all directions when, deep under the ground, the locked plates suddenly "give". A subduction zone How an earthquake happens The outer layer of the Earth is made up of a number of giant slabs, called tectonic plates. These are always on the move.
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