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Handouts & Reference materials

Past Modals

We shall look at and discuss the following presentation on Past Modals use in English in class (where you can also review Present Modals):  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. Here’s a link to the BBC Learning site to review how to pronounce modals of deduction and speculation: Past modals EXERCISE: Using Modals […]

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Hedging

We shall look at and discuss the following presentation on Hedging in class:  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. Below there’s a video clip on how to soften messages: EXERCISES: Complete the following handout on Hedging: Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here.

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The Passive voice

The Passive We shall look at and discuss the following presentation on the Passive in English:  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. EXERCISES: Exercise on Passive with Simple Present Exercise on Passive with Simple Past Exercise on Passive with Present Perfect Exercise on Passive with Future I Exercise on Passive with Simple Present Exercise […]

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Intensifiers & Mitigators

First, we’ll learn how to make comparisons and add emphasis with this handout:  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. EXERCISE: Making comparisons with So / Such / As Then, we shall review the use of Intensifiers:  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. EXERCISES: Check out this WebPage on Intensifiers & Mitigators with […]

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Expressing wishes & regrets

We shall look at and discuss the following summary on Expressing Wishes&Regrets in class:  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. Then, we shall review the use of Wish:  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. EXERCISES: Multiple Choice Quiz: If only / I wish Quizzes: Wishes & Regrets For further practice: SONG: […]

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Perfect VS. Continuous Tenses

This presentation summarises the use of Perfect Tenses & Continuous Tenses in English:  There is also this summary on the differences between Past Perfect and Past Perfect Continuous:   FOR FURTHER INFO: The Perfect Aspect The Continuous Aspect Present Simple or Continuous Past Simple or Continuous Present Perfect Simple or Continuous Past Perfect Simple or […]

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SMS Language

Do you want to text a friend? Then you will need the following handout on SMS Language:  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. EXERCISE: Then you may want to try to decipher the following text messages: Peter: I mu m8. LTNS Hru? Tricia: Oh, I’m fine. I mu 2. Hows ur sis? P: […]

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Participle Clauses

This presentation summarises the use of Participle Clauses in English to shorten your sentences and make them sound more natural.  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. EXERCISES: Here are a few exercises to practise what you’ve learnt: Matching Exercise 1 Matching Exercise 2 Quiz SONG: Hypnotic – (Syleena Johnson feat. R. Kelly, Fabolous) – A2 […]

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Relative Clauses I

Below there is a presentation on the use of Relative Pronouns & Clauses for pre-intermediate and intermediate ESL students:  Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here. EXERCISES: You will find some exercises in the last slide of the above presentation, and there is also this Relative Clauses Worksheet. SONG: Brilliant Disguise (Bruce Springsteen) – A2 […]

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