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Grammar Lesson – Will and Going To for The Future (Verb Tense)

“Will” & “Going To…” For The Future

(And Why YouR Text-Book Are Wrong)

This  post is both a Grammar Lesson and a Yer Ing-Glish Sux!!! 26 more words


Don't get so tense about tenses!

Quite often I hear students express that their main problem in Spanish is choosing the right tense.  Verbs are definitely more complicated than in English, but there are some nuances which make things easier.  353 more words

Language Learning

A Grammar Pun to Lighten Your Day

Lol. The past presently presented the present, but the present preferred the present presently presented by the future.

And, yes, that’s a correct sentence (a bit of passive but otherwise fine). 8 more words

Humor & Wordplay


Infinitive Past Simple Past Participle Translation be (bi) was/were (wos/wer) been (bi;n) ser, estar become (bicam) became (bikeim)
Verb Tenses

A little hint on verbs.

A common problem in writing is that pesky verb shift: when you begin to write in present tense then switch to past without even noticing. If you have this problem, take into consideration these tips: 232 more words

Don't Get Tense About Time!

As you know, verbs can change into various tenses to indicate the order of events in time. There’s no need to get tense about time! Relax, smell the roses, and things will fall into place quite naturally…after you read this post! 945 more words

Verb Tennis

This is an activity I do in intermediate level classes. In natural conversation, people switch from one tense to another very quickly. This exercise helps students increase their speaking speed, grammatical accuracy and listening skills. 312 more words