El presente simple en inglés


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 …

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 …

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 …

Indefinite Pronouns (Part Two)


Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3   The meaning of the words any and some is «algunos/as», but we use any in questions and negative sentences, and some in positive sentences. For example, we say: ~ «Are there any books on the table?», «Yes, there are some books on the table» ~ «Are there any …

«Quantifiers»


Stage 1 Stage 2 This week’s blog is about the words ‘many’ and ‘much’ and ‘few’ and ‘little’. These words often cause confusion because a lot of students have difficulty remembering when to use one or the other.
We use ‘many’ and ‘few’ for things we can count, such as tables, chairs, people etc… We use …

«The Present Simple and The Present Continuous» (Part Two)


This week’s blog is dealing with one of the most common mistakes that English learners make: the difference between the present simple and the present continuous. These tenses are often confused and used in place of each other.   I suppose the reason the two are mistaken for each other is that they are similar …

“How To Translate The Verb ‘Tener’ In English”


Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4   Hoy vamos a analizar las diferentes traducciones que podemos hacer del verbo tener en inglés.   If you saw this week’s Tip of the Week, you know that we’ll be looking at the different ways we can translate the verb ‘tener’ in English.   Most people understand that …

«Present Simple and Present Continuous Tenses»


This week’s blog is dealing with one of the most common mistakes that English learners make: the difference between the present simple and the present continuous. If I had €1 for every time I hear these two tenses being confused or for every time I have to correct this mistake in class, I would be …

«Prepositions for Days and Times»


When we talk about a specific time of the clock or the calendar – for example 5pm or Easter – we use the preposition ‘at’, e.g. ‘I have an appointment at 5pm,’; ‘the meeting finished at 10am’, and so on. To answer the question we asked on Facebook – should we say ‘I’ll see you …