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26 01, 2022

Gerund Forms

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Grammar Time: Gerund Forms The gerund is an -ing form. It can be simple or perfect, active or passive. These are gerund forms: Active Passive Simple gerund writing being written Perfect gerund having written having been written Exam in Mind Level B1 / B2 Gerund Forms: Perfect Gerund The perfect gerund refers to a time before that of the

20 12, 2021

Gerunds Grammar Exercises

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Grammar Time: Gerunds Grammar Exercises Exam in Mind Level B1 Exercise 1. Gerunds Grammar Exercises: Gerunds after prepositions. Complete the sentences with prepositions + gerunds (-ing forms).  Example: My dad is used __________ up early. (get)  - My dad is used to getting up early. My brother is good _______________ . (dive) I'm not very keen _______________ computer

15 12, 2021

Infinitive or Gerund after Verbs

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Infinitive or Gerund after Verbs with a Difference in Meaning Some verbs are followed by the gerund and some verbs are followed by the infinitive. There is a group of verbs that can be followed by a gerund or an infinitive, but the meaning changes. Study the rule when we use infinitive or gerund after verbs with a difference

5 12, 2021

Adverbs

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Adjectives and Adverbs Exam in Mind Level A2/B1 Adverbs tell us in what way someone does something. Adverbs can modify verbs, adjectives or other adverbs: A beautiful girl drives her expensive car carefully. Adjectives tell us something about a person or a thing. Adjectives can modify nouns: a beautiful girl, an expensive car Jessica is a careful driver. (adjective) She

7 11, 2021

Distancing Expressions

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Grammar Time: Distancing Expressions Distancing expressions are often used in journalism when a speaker wants to stress that the information is second-hand and comes from a specific source or sources, rather than being their own knowledge or opinion, or they are not sure of the sources. Exam in Mind Level B2 Passive Voice with Reporting Verbs 

3 11, 2021

Change to Reported Speech

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Grammar Time: Reported Speech Revise how to change the direct speech into reported speech. We often change to reported speech when we tell someone what another person said. Exam in Mind Level A2/B1 Task 1. Change to reported speech. The teacher said, "You can't leave the room!" - The teacher ordered us ... Mom told me, "Don't spend too

27 10, 2021

Possessive Adjectives and Possessive Pronouns

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Grammar Time: Possessive Adjectives and Possessive Pronouns If you don't remember what's the differences between possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns, study the rule and have practice doing the exercises. Exam in Mind Level A1/A2 A possessive adjective is usually used to describe a noun, and it comes before it, like other adjectives. My car is bigger than her car. What’s your address? My car is in front of

27 10, 2021

Subject/Object Questions

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Grammar Time: Subject/Object Questions Let's revise types of questons and focus on Subject/Object Questions. Exam in Mind Level A2/B1 Object Questions Object questions are the questions you have always asked, the questions you know very well. Wh- + auxiliary verb + subject + Verb (in correct form) …? We use auxiliary (helping) verbs in object questions. Object questions use interrogative

26 10, 2021

Too Very Enough

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Grammar Time: Too Very Enough Let's learn how to use too very enough. Study the rule. Exam in Mind Level A2 Very and Too + adjective Very + adjective - Very has a positive or a negative meaning Too + adjective - Too has a negative meaning; Too implies a negative result. Compare:  The exam is very difficult, but Jim can

20 10, 2021

Reported Speech

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Grammar Time: Reported Speech. Exercises When we want to report what someone said, we use indirect or reported speech. Revise the rule and have practice doing these exercises. Exam in Mind Level B1 Task 1. Change the direct speech into reported speech. Choose the past simple of ‘ask’, ‘say’ or ‘tell’: “Don’t do it!” - She asked