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Language Tip: Basic Use of Prepositions

of, from, without noun +' +s  (If a noun ends by –s then we add only ' after that - s.) They are from England. The size of my shoes is 42. I like my coffee without cream. My sister's husband is a doctor. Sam and Susan's house is for sale. to Can you give it to Peter? He'll show it to you. about She always talks about her family. We have never said…
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Passive Voice

The passive voice is very often used in English. It is created by using the following: to be + past participle (the third form of a verb). The letter was written yesterday. Ice hockey is palyed in many countries. In the present and past tenses, the passive voice can be in progressive form: to be + being + past participle. The house is being built.…
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Adverbs

In English there are adverbs which are derived from adjectives and others which are not. Examples: NOT DERIVED often seldom always DERIVED nice » nicely quick »…
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Grammar: Adjectives

Adjectives do not take any endings in English. I am young.                              We are young. She is young.                            They are young. A…
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Grammar: Expressions For Modal Auxiliaries

The past and future tenses of the modal auxiliaries  can, must (in the meaning of obligation) and may (in the meaning of  permission) are expressed via the following expressions: CAN:  be able to + verb She will be able to do it tomorrow. They were not able to come. Will you be able to bring it next week? MUST: have to + verb We will not have to go…
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Grammar: Possessive Adjectives

my toys            (I)                                our house         (we) your car         (you)                              your things       (you) his money        (he)                              their flat           (they) her keys           (she) its name           (it) - these possessive adjectives  can never be on their own and must…
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Grammar: Demonstratives: This, That, These, Those

This (for singular) and these (for plural) are used if we wish to point out a person or thing which is close. This is my friend Peter. These are our friends John and Peter. That (for  singular) and those (for plural) are used if we wish to point out a person or thing which is further in the distance. That girl standing on the other side of the road…
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English Within a Week – “PRACTISING”

CONVERSATION LESSONS – BASIC LEVEL – PRACTISING – LESSON 5 Your English is good. Just keep on practising. And never be ashamed to speak. Don’t be afraid of making mistakes. People will appreciate your effort. Practise, Practise and Practise Makes Perfect! “As many langauges you can speak, so many times you are a human being“ PRACTISING ANSWER ASK…
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English Within a Week – “HAVE”

CONVERSATION LESSONS - BASIC LEVEL - HAVE - LESSON 2 Your English is good. Just keep on practising. And never be ashamed to speak. Don't be afraid of making mistakes. People will appreciate your effort. Practise, Practise and Practise Makes Perfect! "As many langauges you can speak, so many times you are a human being" HAVE - to possess. Have (more…
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