Verb”TO BE “present simple

Hello, everyone! 1. The verb be as a main verb in the Simple Present 1.1. Affirmative sentences Long forms Contracted forms I am from London. I‘m from London. You are in my team. You‘re in my team. He is my brother. He‘s my brother. She is 15. She‘s 15. It is blue. It‘s blue. We are hungry. We’re hungry. You are in my team. You‘re in my team. They are nice. You‘re nice. 1.2. Negative sentences Long forms Contracted forms I am not from London. I‘m not from London. You are not in my team. You‘re not in my team. You aren’t in my team. He is not my brother. He‘s not my brother. He isn’t my brother. She is not 15. She‘s not 15. She isn’t 15. It is not blue. It‘s not blue. It isn’t blue. We are not hungry. We’re not hungry. We aren’t hungry. You are not in my team. You‘re not in my team. You aren’t in my team. They are not nice. You‘re not nice…. Read More

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British Slangs

17 British Slangs that are very confusing. Hello, everyone! There are many British English slang words that are used by UK English speakers that are confusing for non-native English speakers to understand.  Learning slang is an important part of mastering the English. Native English speakers use slang language in daily conversations and this could lead to confusion. In this post we are discussing some commonly used slang phrases used in the UK. See how many you are familiar with and start using them in your practice sessions. Portuguese translation: Existem muitas palavras de gírias… Read More

What is the difference between Abbreviations and Acronyms?

Intermediate Level What is the difference between Abbreviations and Acronyms? Abbreviations An abbreviation (from Latin brevi³re → brevis meaning “short”) is a shortened form of a word or phrase used mainly in writing to represent the complete form. It usually has a full-stop at the end. Examples: Lib. For Library / abbr. for abbreviation / approx. for approximate Acronyms An acronym (from Latin acro- meaning “beginning” + -onym meaning “word, name”) is a pronounceable word formed mostly (but not always) from the initial letters of a descriptive name or title. Examples: radar… Read More

Relative Pronouns (Pronomes Relativos)

Hello, everyone! Definition: A relative is someone who has a relationship with you. Relative pronouns show a relationship between a noun and a clause. The clause provides describing information about the noun. You can also use relative pronouns to combine two sentences into one. Relative Pronouns That Which Who Whom Whose Note: Some relative pronouns may look like interrogative or demonstrative pronouns, but that doesn’t mean all three types of pronouns do the same job. You’ll learn more about the differences among the three types later in this lesson. Who, whom, and whose relate to people (or pets… Read More