11 02, 2019

Conditionals of Three Types

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Learn what Conditionals of three types are, have practice doing execises and use them in your speech. What are Conditionals? Conditionals of three types are two parts sentences which are connected with the word 'if'. With all conditionals, when we start the sentence with 'if', we must use a comma. When 'if' is in the middle

7 02, 2019

Reported Commands, Requests, Suggestons

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Let's learn how to report commands, requests and suggestions. In reported commands, requests and suggestions we use such verbs as: to order, to ask, to tell, to suggest, to beg, to advise, to forbid, to warn, to insist, to promise, to agree, to refuse, to remind, etc. after which according to the construction of the

13 06, 2018

Linking or Connective Words and Phrases

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What for do we use linking or connective words? Linking or connective words and phrases are used to show relationships between ideas. They can be used to join two or more sentences or clauses. Linking words help to connect ideas and sentences when you speak or write English. We can use linking words to give examples, add information, summarise, sequence

28 03, 2018

The Gerund

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The Gerund is a non-finite form of the verb which has noun and verb characteristics. The verb characteristics of the gerund are as follows: the Gerund of transitive verbs takes a direct object: I like reading books. She began preparing food. I remember reading this book. the Gerund can be modified by an adverb: She

16 03, 2018

Wish Sentences: Verb Forms Following Wish

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Wish Sentences We use the past for a present situation after wish. We use wish to say that we regret something, that something is not as we would like it to be. I wish I had an umbrella.   A Wish about the Future I wish she would tell me. (She will not tell me.) I

15 03, 2018

The Present Perfect Tense

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The past participle  (V3) of regular verbs is formed from the infinitive + -ed The past participle of irregular verbs should be learnt from the list of irregular verbs.   Affirmative I have written                 I've written You have written           You've written He has written 

12 03, 2018

Reported Requests, Commands and Orders

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Learn how to form reported requests, commands and orders. “Nelly, will you shut the window please?” the teacher said. The teacher asked Nelly to shut the window. “Helen, collect the exercise books, please,” the teacher said. The teacher told Helen to collect the exercise books. “Move over, will you?” Helen said to Nelly. Helen asked

5 03, 2018

Subjunctive II, Wish Sentences

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 Subjunctive II Wish Sentences What is Subjunctive II? Subjunctive II вживається в підрядних додаткових реченнях, якщо присудок головного речення виражений дієсловом to wish. У цьому випадку Subjunctive II виражає бажану дію або стан, що суперечить дійсності. Якщо дія підрядного речення відбувається одночасно з дією головного, в підрядному реченні вживається Present Subjunctive II, а якщо дія підрядного

23 02, 2018

Irregular Verbs

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The English language has a large number of irregular verbs. This presentation will help you remember some of them. Have practice and use them talking about past events.     Infinitive Past Simple Participle      II Translation be was, were been бути come came come приходити do did done робити have had had мати find found found

21 02, 2018

Direct and Reported Speech

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Direct and Reported or Indirect Speech Sequence of Tenses   Sometimes we want to tell somebody what another person said. We call this reported speech. We can report another person's words or our own words. In reported speech we usually need to change the pronoun. We usually change the tense of the verb from the present