Listening practice – Yard Sale

Listening practice – Yard Sale Source : EnglishCafe.com Advanced students should challenge themselves during the True/ False exercise. After each question, pause and provide not only the answer of “true” or “false”, but also an explanation. You will hear me talk. Then you will be asked to identify sentences as true or false based on your understanding of what you

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Expressing preferences using PREFER, WOULD PREFER, and WOULD RATHER

Topic: Expressing preferences using PREFER, WOULD PREFER, and WOULD RATHER. We can learn in this lesson how to express preferences. Students sometimes confuse these expression ; prefer, would prefer, would rather. [Difference in meaning] We use prefer when we talk about what we like in general. We use would prefer and would rather when we talk about specific choices in

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Embedded Questions – English Grammar with captions for ESL students

Embedded Question is a question placed inside another question or a question inside a larger sentence.You can watch Jennifer’s video lesson with captions. This captions will be helpful for lower level students. If you prefer this lesson without captions, you can  download  at http://www.vimeo.com/24075940 . Additional practice is available at EnglishCafe.com. Try a short comprehension check and a quiz on

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Grammar – Common Mistakes in English – USED TO, part 2

This vedio lesson is very useful to understand “used to”, “be used to”, “get used to”.  If you have not yet studied the ‘Used to, part 1’ section, Go to the part 1 first. ‘Get used to’ express that someone becomes familiar or comfortable with a situation or activity. ‘Be used to’ = alreay comfortable or familiar. I quickly got

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Phrasal Verbs – What are phrasal verbs?

What are phrasal verbs? Phrasl verbs are also called Two-part verbs, three-part verbs, and multi-part verbs. Phrasl verbs is different from just a verb and a prepositon, or a verb and an adverb. When particles come together with a verb, a new definition is made. The particles change the original definition. Prepositions and adverbs add information, but they don’t change

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