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The Difference Between Hear and Listen

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This is a helpful video.  The difference between ‘hear’ and ‘listen’.  She has more videos on YouTube at TeacherPrix. Hear or Listen? What’s the difference? Why do we get confused about them? When should we use listen or hear? Hey, friends! Get ready because I’ll answer all these questions in this video! I hope you like […]

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30 Most Popular Verbs to Learn

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These are the verbs that are used the most in English.  Each verb is a link to full conjugation and use. Most popular Verbs you should know go remember be eat have run see do can read play write think get say buy take speak come work know lie ride sing sleep study talk make […]

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Using Infinitives

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© 2016 english-at-home.com There are different types of infinitive in English. The most common is the “to do” form of the verb, as in “I want to study English”, which we use after many verbs. There’s also the “bare infinitive” (infinitive without “to”) which we use after modal verbs, other auxiliary verbs, or certain other […]

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Simple Past Complete

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How do we make the Past Simple Tense? There are two basic structures for the Past Simple tense: 1. Positive sentences subject + main verb Past Simple 2. Negative and question sentences subject + auxiliary do + main verb conjugated in Past Simple did base Look at these examples with the main verbs go (irregular) […]

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Verb Combinations in English

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Verbs can be combined in English in a number of ways. Here is a look at the most important verb combinations in English with links to resources for further practice and study for each type of verb combination. There are two main patterns for verb combinations. 1. Verb + Verb One verb can immediately follow another […]

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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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English Verb Tense Resources

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the entire set of site resources, verb tense definitions and verb rules Jetta Productions/ Digital Vision/ Getty Images Learning verb tenses is one of the most important tasks in any language learning. There are a number of resources at the site that will help you learn tense rules, practice using verbs in different tenses, read […]

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Heads Up English | ESL Lessons – Causative Verbs I (Passive)

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What are passive causative verbs? We use this structure to talk about having something done by another person/thing, especially a service of some type. Take a look at the following example: Peter had his house repaired after the tornado last year. The President had his speech written by a very talented group of writers. In […]