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AT, ON, IN with parts of the day - Prepositions of Time in English.

AT ON IN with Parts of the Day

I am currently working on our next video about prepositions of time AT, ON and IN. We already have a page with grammar notes about these prepositions of time, though I noticed the chart that is there was one of the first ones that I created… which means it is a little outdated and without the […]

The difference between Profession and Occupation in English.

The difference between Profession and Occupation

The difference between Occupation and Profession in English Profession Requires a degree or completed studies at a university (or higher education). It involves extensive training and special knowledge. Examples of professions are accountants, architects, doctors, engineers, lawyers, teachers. Notice how you need a degree (higher education) to be able to work in these professions. Occupation […]

To Be + Age in English. How to say your age in English.

How to say your age in English

I have just created a new chart about how to say your age in English. The reason I created this is because in English we use TO BE for your age and not have as in some other languages. (In Spanish you use tener, In French avoir , in Italian avere, but in English we do not […]

The meaning of the English idiom - Under the Weather - with example sentences.

Under the weather – idiom

The meaning of under the weather When someone is under the weather, it means that the person: is slightly ill. feels a little sick. doesn’t feel well. Sometimes the person’s (body) defences are low and they feel tired or exhausted too. Under the weather can also refer to a person being intoxicated or even a little sad or depressed. […]

TO BE with Nationality and Country

To Be with Nationality and Country

Here is a new chart for students that have just started learning English. One of the first things you learn (after “my name is…”) is usually saying where you are from. My name is… I am from … Well, here is a simple chart showing the structure of this sentence using TO BE with FROM […]

The difference between FOR and SINCE in English

For vs Since

I have just created a NEW CHART about the difference between FOR and SINCE in English: More details about this difference, see out grammar notes here: http://www.grammar.cl/Notes/For_Since.htm (On that grammar page we also have a PDF with exercises you can complete) Once you have read the notes, try our game: http://www.grammar.cl/Games/For_Since.htm I hope you find this useful.

The difference between ALL, EVERY and EACH in English

All vs. Every vs. Each

We have already seen the difference between All day vs. Every day vs. Everyday. Well, I have just created a new chart about the difference between All, Every and Each with other words: Note: This chart only shows some of the differences between these words. We have much more information with many more example sentences […]

The difference between FEW, A FEW, LITTLE and A LITTLE in English

Few vs. Little

I have a new chart for you. The difference between FEW, A FEW, LITTLE and A LITTLE in English. (These are known grammatically as quantifiers) There are more notes at the bottom of this page: Much, Many, Lot, Few, Little which includes more example sentences. Once you feel comfortable with the difference, try our interactive game where you need […]

Was / Were - To Be in Past Tense

Was / Were – To Be in Past Tense

We have a new chart for you: Was and Were – To Be in the past tense We also have this chart about using Was and Were in short answers. You can see more example sentences using Was and Were here: To Be in Past Tense Was / Were Games Try our interactive games to […]

SO + Auxiliary + Subject compared with TOO

So, Too, Neither, Either

I have just created two new charts. The first chart shows the structure of So + Auxiliary + Subject. This is used to show agreement (and how you or someone else is similar) with a positive statement that the first person said. The second chart shows the structure of Neither + Auxiliary + Subject. This […]