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House rules – modal verbs

 First of all, check your grammar – review the use of modal verbs for obligation, and next test yourself here. If you rent a room in your home to a lodger, or you need some writing practice, you might like … Continue reading

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Talking about the future

You probably know all about using ‘going to’ to talk about something you intend to do, and using present continuous to talk about fixed arrangements or plans. Here’s a chance to have a look at all the different ways you … Continue reading

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Word families

Having a good understanding of word families will help your comprehension and production skills – you should be able to make better guesses about what new words mean, and have a broader vocabulary base to choose from when you write … Continue reading

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Present perfect listening practice

Present perfect – every learner’s favourite verb tense – plus listening practice – what could be better? Listen to Fatima take the present perfect challenge with BBC World Service. For follow-up work, there are plenty of links to more exercises … Continue reading

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Essential IELTS

If you’re getting ready to take the IELTS test, you know what stress feels like! Try not to spend your energy worrying though, because there is lots of help out there for you – and of course you need to … Continue reading

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The, a/an or nothing?

Articles! You first meet them early on in your learning English career, and they never go away, do they? Even the most advanced learners can still struggle with articles, so don’t worry if you are struggling too. One thing you … Continue reading

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Test your verb tenses!

It’s always a good day to test your verb tenses. Have a go at these online tests, and most importantly, reflect on your results. What tenses do you struggle with? What tenses are you most confident with? How are you … Continue reading

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Test your vocabulary

Sunday* is a good time to test your vocabulary. So, here are some tests you might find helpful. After you’ve taken a test, make sure you have a record of some words you don’t know so you can find out … Continue reading

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