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Stative verbs

Think or thinking ? Have or having? When dealing with stative verbs, we basically mean those verbs that describe a state instead of an action, but this can be a tricky thing  and sometimes a verb belongs to both categories depending on context. When can we use these  verbs in the progressive form? Here are a few tips along with a quiz.

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Word order in questions

Hello! Here’s a bit of grammar on word order in questions for basic levels. Here are two golden rules to help you remember.

 

Rule number one for word order in questions:  Auxiliary, Subject and Infinitive for questions like:  Do you like coffee? Did he enjoy the film?

 

Rule number two for word order in questions is Question word, Auxiliary, Subject and Infinitive for questions like: When do you drink coffee?  How did he get to the airport? 

 

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Confusing words: to be or have

When learning a language we frequently translate from our own native tongue. This can be helpful on some occasions, but on many others it can lead us to make mistakes. One of the most typical mistakes made by Spanish speakers is to use Spanish structures like ‘Tengo veinte años’ instead of the English ‘to be _____ many years old’. Here’s a short grammar activity to give a little help with this common error. Hope it results useful.

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The Present perfect simple

Hi! Trying not to be too boring although we need to go over some grammar. Here’s a link for this tense and some related activities.

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