Looking at the progressive aspect in different tenses. Strikes in England about pension reforms - political vocabulary
Did they? Didn't they? Why didn't they choose me to be Bond this time?
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Funny Video of an office worker having his annual appraisal with his manager
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Everyone knows that Steve Jobs died last week. But what do you really know about him?
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Gavin loves REM - ROFLMAO. Listen to some real rock! LOL. Acronyms explained!!
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English boy lost in German woods (sounds like my life-story) and the problematic 'for vs since'
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Freddie Mercury would have been 65 now. Would the music world have been different if he was still alive? Explanation on would have been (Conditional Perfect tense)
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When you can communicate in English, does it really matter if you make some mistakes?
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When I was young, one of the most popular bands at the time was Nirvana. Thus, when the lead singer Kurt Cobain died, it had a big impact on my generation. He was only 27. Around the same time I saw a biopic film with Val Kilmer, The Doors, which got me listening to their music. I found out that the lead singer, Jim Morrison, died and again he was 27.
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Look out for lots of examples of the passive in the article. Amy Winehouse has been pronounced dead after she was discovered by paramedics today in her North London home. The Back to Black singer was found at 3.54pm and her death is being treated as ‘unexplained’ by police. She was reported to be ‘beyond help’ when the emergency services arrived at her property.
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Beckham can also use future tenses to make predictions about Manchester Utd and City
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Last week was the biggest music festival in the UK, Glastonbury, which saw artists like U2, Coldplay and Beyonce perform over 5 days. Almost every genre of music is played on over 50 stages and there’s lots of drinking, plenty of dancing and huge amounts of dirt!
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How do you use ‘yet’? Read about Wimbledon to see some examples.
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Is there any way to get out of the E-coli crisis? Practise using ‘get’ in this blog.
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Did Pippa Middleton want all the media attention? She surely didn’t think she would get so much