Verb Tense Tutorial Verb tenses are tools that English speakers use to express time in their language. You may find that many English tenses do not have direct translations in your language. That is not a problem. A MESSAGE FROM THE QUEEN 07 November 2012 To the citizens of the United States of America from Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. In light of your failure in recent years to nominate competent candidates for President of the USA and thus to govern yourselves, we hereby give notice of the revocation of your independence, effective immediately. (You should look up 'revocation' in the Oxford English Dictionary.)
Teaching Ideas – chiasuanchong Here’s today’s boardwork in two pictures. Can you guess what happened in class? It was raining this morning as I went to school and it was miserable. Phrasal Verb Dictionary To look up a phrasal verb, click a letter in the menu. The formats below are used in phrasal verb definitions.separable verbs: (talk * into)inseparable verbs: (run into +)object can be in both positions: (look * up +) 1. A phrasal verb is a verb plus a preposition or adverb which creates a meaning different from the original verb. Example: I ran into my teacher at the movies last night. run + into = meet He ran away when he was 15. run + away = leave home
101 Conversation Starters 101 Conversation Starters (Also see How to Start a Conversation) Ice Breakers Where did you grow up?Do you have any pets? 12 verb tenses table learning English grammar tenses 12 verb tenses chart with examples grammar lesson This grammar lesson you will learn the 12 Verb Tenses that are in the English language. Tenses are all used to indicate action that has taken place in the past, present, and future. The following two photos will show how and when you can use each of the tenses. The 12 verb tense chart explained What the 12 verb tenses can be used for
50 Things I Wish I'd Been Taught in High School As I prepare to leave high school and head into college (aka the ~real world~), I realize I'm lacking knowledge in a lot of important areas. I can recite the quadratic formula from memory, name you 52 prepositions in the English language and write a 10-page research paper, no problem. (Note: some of those are more valuable skills than others.) But I find I'm alarmingly undereducated when it comes to real life skills, and I know I'm not alone in that. I go to a wonderful high school and they really do try to raise us to be intelligent, well-rounded, capable citizens of world. Still, the current curriculum which plagues many high schools just doesn't prioritize the teaching of these life skills -- or leave much room for it.
VocabularyPage: Weather Vocabulary The Weather The condition of the atmosphere over a particular area is called the weather. Rain Rain: drops of water that fall from clouds. A single drop of rain is called a raindrop. Expressions & Sayings Index If you prefer to go directly to the meaning and origin of a specific expression, click on its relevant entry in the alphabetical list below. Use this alphabet to speed up your search: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 24 ESL Conversation Questions and Topics for Adults [Download This Guide] Text Version: When you’re having a conversation with a fellow ESL student, it can sometimes be challenging to get started. Even if you and your classmate are great conversationalists in your native language, you may have trouble coming up with questions to ask each other that will lead to more than just a one-sentence response in English.The next time you’re stuck coming up with a good conversation starter while practicing your English, try picking something from this list of ESL conversation questions for adults.
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Robots are getting more like us and famous scientists are concerned If 1984’s cautionary tale, The Terminator, is anything to go by, humanity should be wary of any more advances in robotics or artificial intelligence. Elon Musk recently pledged $10 million to keep artificial intelligence from running amok, and physicist Stephen Hawking told the BBC in December: “The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race.” Musk and Hawking are backed by other scientists, professors, and security analysts who are worried about the rise of artificial intelligence that doesn’t do what humans ask. Even so, scientists continue to research more human-like robots, with more human-like intelligence and thought processes. Here are a few examples from just this month:
62 Persuasive Writing Prompts for Kids You can never really have enough writing prompts, right? Enjoy! Imagine you had a hundred dollars, but you couldn’t keep it. You had to give it away to a person or charity. Who would you give it to?