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30 09, 2021

The Gherkin

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Sights of London: The Gherkin Develop your reading and speaking skills. Level B1/B2 The Gherkin is one of the most distinctive buildings in the City of London. It is London’s most widely recognized example of contemporary architecture. It is also known as 30 St Mary Axe. This 41 floor skyscraper has a height of 180 meters

29 09, 2021

Passive Voice With Different Tenses

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Grammar Time: Passive Voice Let's revise how to use passive voice with different tenses. Exam in Mind Level B1 We can use passive voice with most tenses. To change the tense of a passive sentence, you change the form of the verb 'be'. The main verb in a passive sentence is always in the past

28 09, 2021

Largest City of Scotland

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Glasgow, Largest City of Scotland Read to find out some interesting facts about Glasgow, the largest city of Scotland. Level B1 Glasgow is the largest city of Scotland with almost one million inhabitants. It lies only 50 miles from Edinburgh, near the west coast of Scotland, but most people would agree that the two cities

26 09, 2021

City of Manchester

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British Cities: Manchester Read and find out some facts about the city of Manchester Level B1 The city Manchester is one of the most dynamic and one of Britain’s largest metropolitan conurbations. A conurbation is an extended urban area, typically consisting of several towns merging with the suburbs of one or more cities. This city

22 09, 2021

Starbucks

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Starbucks, One of the Most Recognizable Brands Starbucks Corporation is an international coffee and coffeehouse chain based in Seattle, Washington. It is the largest coffeehouse company in the world. There are thousands of stores worldwide.  Almost half of those stores are located in the United States. Starbucks is the second most valuable fast food brand surpassed

22 09, 2021

Would Rather

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Would Rather / Would Sooner / If Only Would rather/sooner has a meaning similar to would prefer and can be followed by a bare infinitive or by a clause with the past subjunctive or the past perfect subjunctive. The grammar is slightly different between would rather/would sooner and would prefer. would prefer + to + verb (or a

19 09, 2021

Dates in English

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Read and Write Dates Correctly Let's learn how to read and write the dates in English. Revise: the days of the week months of the year Cardinal and Ordinal Numerals Level A1 /Elementary How to write the dates in English? The most common way in British English is to write the day of the month

17 09, 2021

Learning a Language

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Speaking Time: Learning a Language Language is the most powerful tool we have for reaching out to other people. We use it to express our thoughts and feelings, to spread ideas and even to establish peace. Such problems of the twenty-first century as war and peace, ecology, demography cannot be solved if people cannot speak

15 09, 2021

Mixed Conditionals

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Grammar Time: Mixed Conditionals Mixed conditionals combine two different types of conditional patterns. Exam in Mind Level B1 / B2 Unreal conditionals (type II + III) sometimes can be mixed, that is, the time of the if clause is different from the one of the main clause. Past Condition / Present Result If I had taken

5 09, 2021

Adjectives and Adverbs for Speculation

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Grammar Time: Adjectives and Adverbs for Speculation Specific modal verbs, adjectives and adverbs are used to introduce speculation and deduction. Let's learn to use modal verbs, adjectives and adverbs for speculation. Speculation is the act of guessing possible answers tp a question without having enough information to be certain. Deduction is the process of reaching a decision or answer by thinking