Category Grammar

Quiz card #006

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Quiz card #005

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Quiz card #004

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SO / TOO

Another Monday morning and after greeting my students, conversation immediately turned to the previous weekend. A good number of them had been to an international student party on Friday night, with some getting back home just before the sun came up. Apparently it was a night to remember, with one of the students exclaiming that […]

Know your tenses! – Changes in a Sicilian village

Put the verbs in brackets into the correct tense: At the same time every afternoon, while seated on the same bench, my father-in-law, Rosario Buttaci, silently <1>__________ (watch) John Babalola Wale and his family <2>__________ (climb) the steep walkway in the village of Sutera that <3>__________ (lead) from Piazza Europa to the old Arab quarter […]

Quiz card #001

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I ALWAYS DO / I’M ALWAYS DOING

Once again, my students had a writing task to do for homework. The idea was for them to practise relative clauses by describing their favourite number, photo, person, shop or object and saying why. I’m happy to report that the aim was achieved, with the whole class showing that they could create grammatically correct sentences. […]