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Irregular Verbs List

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Irregular Verbs List Here’s an alphabetical irregular verbs list for ESL and EFL teachers and English Language Learners. Taken from: From Irregular Verbs List to Teaching ESL to Adults home   BASE FORM/SIMPLE FORM SIMPLE PAST TENSE PAST PARTICIPLE OF VERBS List of Irregular Verbs (a to c) arise arose arisen be was/were been bear […]

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English Verb Tense List

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Verb Tense List for ESL Teachers Twelve Tenses to Teach English Language Learners Taken from From Verb Tense List to Teaching ESL to Adults Home The verb tense list below includes all twelve basic grammar tenses for English verbs. Most basic tenses have more than one name; it depends on the grammar book you use […]

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Teaching ESL Verb Tenses

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Teaching ESL Verb Tenses to Adults Moving Beyond ESL Verb Conjugation to Teach Form and Function of Tenses Taken from From ESL Verb Tenses to Teaching ESL to Adults Home When teaching ESL verb tenses to English language learners, conjugation is only one part of verb tense lesson plans. Students can often easily memorize and […]

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Who Was the Sinner? – Chinese folktale

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Once upon a time there were ten farmers, who were crossing a field together. They were surprised by a heavy thunder-storm, and took refuge in a half-ruined temple. But the thunder drew ever nearer, and so great was the tumult that the air trembled about them, while the lightning flew around the temple in a […]

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Primary Verbs Definition and Examples

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Definition: In English, the verbs be, have, and do–all three of which can function as either main verbs or auxiliary verbs. Primary verbs are sometimes referred to as primary auxiliaries. (See Examples and Observations, below.) See also: Dummy Operator Modal NICE Properties Notes on “Do” Notes on Verbs Using Correct Forms of the Verb “Be” Examples and Observations: “In one of their […]

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US Citizenship Podcast USCIS 100:01-100 mp3

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US Citizenship Podcast USCIS 100:01-100 mp3 goo.gl/XmQ9nP USCIS 100:01-100 organized by section: (1) questions plus all the answers; (2) questions only; (3) questions and the most popular answer read by the students and staff by Milpitas Adult School. 65 minutes. (mp3) Also available as individual podcasts/mp3s 01 Principles of American Democracy USCIS 100:01-12 02 System […]

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Dreams by Langston Hughes

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Dreams, by Langston Hughes, is a poem that suggests life is aimless without vision and aspirations. Dreams Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow. Edited with BlogPad Pro

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Present Perfect

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The present perfect is used to say what has happened recently and has an effect on the present moment. We often use ‘just’, ‘yet’ and ‘already’ to express the relationship to the present moment. Examples Have you seen Mary yet?They’ve already had dinner.She’s just been to the dentist’s. The present perfect is also used to […]

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To Have – main verb

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To Have – Main Verb To have is used as a main verb to indicate possession of objects, characteristics, relationships or other qualities. Examples: He has three books by Hemingway.Jane has a sister in France.Frank has a lot of free time these days. Have Got Have got is also used, especially in British English, to indicate possession of objects, […]