The difference between No and Not in English


Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3   We use both words for negations and negative sentences, but often find it difficult to distinguish their differences in how they are used.   Download Exercise   No and Not: their differences in how they are used 1. No, has the same use as in Spanish and is …

“Adverbs in English”


Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5   For many students, the correct placement of adverbs in English sentences can be a real headache. This pain is made worse when one considers the fact that there are different types of adverbs, and they can take up different positions in a sentence.   Download Exercise   . …

The Present Simple


Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4   Exams often require students to give examples of the vocabulary and grammar they have learned – using complete sentences. It is a common mistake for learners to give examples in the present simple, when the sentence should actually be written in another tense. The present simple is most …

Prepositions of Place
Recursos Gratuitos de Inglés


Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Stage 6 Uno de los retos cuando se está estudiando inglés es aprender las preposiciones como ya os comentamos en el artículo “The importance of prepositions”. Las preposiciones en inglés constituyen unos de los términos más difíciles de aprender, porque son muchas y algunas de ellas se utilizan de …

Each other and One another
Free english resources


Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5   John is speaking to Richard. Richard is speaking to John. We can say that John and Richard are speaking to each other. The hotel faces the shoe shop. The shoe shop faces the hotel. Therefore we can say that the hotel and the shoe shop face each other. …

The Construction “As…As…”


Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4   The construction “as…as…” can be a difficult point for students of English to use correctly. After we learn the comparatives and superlatives of adjectives, we think, Ok, this is easy! But the construction “as…as…” can prove to be a little harder to not only remember, but also to …

Zero Conditional: IF + PRESENT + PRESENT = ALWAYS


Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 First let’s remember when we use the first and second conditional. When we want to communicate that a situation and its consequence is a real possibility for an individual, we use the first conditional in English. For example, « If I study hard, I will pass the exam ». …

Prepositions + Nouns and Gerunds


Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Prepositions are used in English to express spatial or temporal relations for things. Some of the most common prepositions in English are on, in, under, before, after, for, from and with. One of the most important things to remember about prepositions is that they must be followed by a …

Adjectives and Adverbs


Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Adjectives are words that describe nouns. When it comes to the positioning of adjectives in a sentence, they go in front of nouns. For example, in the sentence “I have two black cars,” the word ‘black’ is an adjective, and it describes the noun ‘cars.’ Some examples of adjectives …