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13 Common Social Questions and Answers

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13 Social Questions and Answers

This is an excellent article from FluentU to help get into simple conversations beyond “Hi, how are you?” “My name is…”.  Perfect for everyday and social events like dinner or parties.  Practice with a partner or in a chat on ESL Space Buddies. Click here to skip to the questions.   Be More Outgoing with These 13 […]

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Class Activities Using Much and Many

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Using much and many is very confusing.  Many Americans are confused too!  We will learn how and when to use each word correctly. Grammar Things can be counted. We call them Countable Nouns. Examples: students, books, pencils, dogs, flowers, kites, bananas, cars, apples, teachers, and etc. Things cannot be counted. We call them Uncountable Nouns. […]

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Visit and Join ESL Friends Space

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ESL Friends Space: a social network A private place for you to learn and use English online It is like Facebook but different… you create a free account, write, share, and connect, with others in English. Your English will improve! It is free ESL Friends Space Toni will help you with English for perfect posts. […]

Grammar

Parts of Sentences Rhyme

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An easy way to learn or remember parts of speech.  You say it like a poem.  Practice until you know it by heart. Three little words you often see Are ARTICLES: a, an, and the.A NOUN‘s the name of anything, As: school or garden, toy, or swing. A PRONOUN replaces any noun:  he, she, it, […]

Civics

Growing Minorities Shake Up Presidential Race

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Growing Minorities Shake Up Presidential Race VOANews: Growing Minorities Shake Up Presidential Race America is in the middle of a major demographic shift. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, minority groups combined will be the majority by 2044. As the population changes, politics must change with it. VOA’s Steve Baragona takes a look at how […]

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US Senator Bernie Sanders’ Political Revolution

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dateline: 10 February 2016/English Club Pre-Listening Vocabulary political revolution: a new system of government Democratic: representing the US Democratic Party (as opposed to the Republican Party) primary: an early vote that helps decide a political party’s leader before a presidential election corruption: dishonest behaviour influence: to have an effect on Listen and Read. [ 1:06 […]

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Gap fills worksheet

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MARCH 4, 2016 There are blank spaces in the given passage. Fill in the blanks with an appropriate verb form. Mrs. Samuel ………………. (have) a busy day. She ……………….. (get) up early in the morning and …………… (be) ready by 8 am. First, she ……………. (drive) her husband to his office. Then she …………….. (come) […]

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Comparatives worksheet

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MARCH 3, 2016 – Make meaningful sentences using the hints given in the brackets. An example is given below. Silver is …………………….. gold. (precious) Silver is not as precious as gold. Exercise 1. Mount Everest is ……………… than K2. (high) 2. The sun is …………………….. than the moon. (hot) 3. The moon is ………………………. the […]

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Remove the apostrophe

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MARCH 2, 2016 – Rewrite the following sentences using the full forms of the words that have apostrophes. 1. He’s just gone out. 2. You’ll never find a better animal than this one. 3. She’s always been like that. 4. You’ve never helped me. 5. It’s raining. 6. This fellow’s out of his mind. 7. […]

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Conjunctions worksheet

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Complete the following sentences using appropriate conjunctions. (Conjunctions_worksheet.pdf) He ran so fast ………………….. he became breathless. a) as b) that c) to I asked him ………………….. he was born. a) where b) which c) that He did ………………….. he was told. a) as b) like c) so Do you know ………………… did this? a) who […]