Category Grammar

Useful vocabulary and a grammar mistake

This notice in a local supermarket has some useful vocabulary – REFRAIN / RECEIPT / REQUESTED – but is not grammatically correct. First, make sure you know the listed words. Then, find out what the error is? Finally, can you see the funny side of this mistake? Use the comments box below to send in […]

Be the teacher – correct these student mistakes #005

Correct these sentences. Leave your answers in the comments box below. The bride usually wears a dress white for the wedding. The number of firefighters depends of the size of the fire. All the money is spent for sick children. Every people should learn another language at school. The film “Avatar” was directing by James […]

Win a prize!

I’ve circled the first 2 lines of this notice I saw in a supermarket. Can you tell me what the 2 mistakes are? Put your answers in the comments box below. I will give a packet of  dried black grapes to anyone who gives the correct answers!

If + will , will = incorrect sentence

If next Saturday will be warm and sunny, I will go to the beach. If sentences are interesting. First, they help us express a future possibility – If next Saturday is warm and sunny. Although we have weather forecasts on the internet or the evening TV news, we cannot know if they are correct until […]

Are you agree? Not!

How do we usually form a question in the Present Simple? By using do (for I / you / we / they) or does (for he / she / it) and the base form of the main verb. Do you live in Malta? Does your daughter visit you often? It is not necessary to use […]

Be the teacher – correct these student mistakes #004

Correct these sentences. Leave your answers in the comments box below. My 23-years old cousin got married last week. The teacher was very strong, giving us homework every day and punishing us when we talked in class. We are friends since I am born. How long did you used to work together? He said us […]

Be the teacher – correct these student mistakes #003

Correct these sentences. Leave your answers in the comments box below. Where have you been last week? I didn’t at all like the film. The teacher learned me some new idioms. There aren’t too much TV channels in my country. My friend is so bad for bowling! I’m not playing volleyball since 2014.

Quiz card #020

Here’s today’s quiz card. Leave your answers in the comments box. Want more of this language goodness? For the complete list, click: Quiz cards  

Be the teacher – correct these student mistakes #002

Correct these sentences. Leave your answers in the comments box below. Austria has too much public holidays. It’s more easier to catch a bus into the city than go by car. You shouldn’t to go to work in jeans. There was 6 people waiting in the lobby. I’m not agree with you. Barcelona won Real […]

Be the teacher – correct these student mistakes #001

Correct these sentences. Leave your answers in the comments box below. When are you arrived in Malta? I never been to the island of Gozo. We have married 13 years ago. Both the answers is wrong. I’d like meeting you again one day. The students couldn’t speak very well English.