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Archive for November 2007

Lied/laid/lay?: My budgie talks

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My budgie talks, she _________ a square egg…

And you know what she said?…ouch…

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November 29, 2007 at 5:14 pm

67 Qs on Phrasal Verbs: give it a try

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You have to choose the correct particle for the phrasal verb.

It’s said to be for intermediate students…Easy as pie 😉

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November 29, 2007 at 5:07 pm

Raise or rise?

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I’m underpaid. I want a ________!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What do you think? (leave your answer here, if you dare…)…(I mean your answer to”raise or rise?”…because I know I’m underpaid, that isn’t the question…-kidding-;) )

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November 28, 2007 at 3:33 pm

Be polite: use modals

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howtobepolite.jpg

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November 28, 2007 at 11:17 am

English accents

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November 26, 2007 at 3:23 pm

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Regrets, I’ve had a few, but then again, too few to mention…

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CHECK OUT THE GRAMMAR REVIEW ON WISH/IF ONLY. (Recommended: print + read carefully)

Online activities for further practice (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED)

Additionally:

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November 26, 2007 at 3:05 pm

Sample Papers: Download & print

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If you click on the category “Practice Tests”, you will get to see some sites I know to download tests or to take them online…This way you don’t need to wait for me, i.e. for our face-to-face lesson, to get more sample papers.

Click on the following links to get a sample paper of each part…Print them and good luck. I will upload the answers in a week.

For the speaking part, you can record yourself here at Odeo (it is a free service that offers a way to record and share audio online for free. So you can record yourself and share your recording with me).

Web possibilities are endless. Just a matter of trying.

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November 25, 2007 at 8:17 pm

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Solfeggio notes (vs. keys…)

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To the skeptics around the world,

My truth is out there and here… As usual…But since I stumbled upon it, I thought of sharing it with you…

Elena Scully.

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November 25, 2007 at 7:42 pm

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‘s or noun+noun?

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Are these natural phrases?

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November 25, 2007 at 7:26 pm

Posted in Paper 3: Use of English, Possession

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SO SUCH TOO ENOUGH

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Short answer quiz on SO-SUCH-TOO-ENOUGH

And more.

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November 25, 2007 at 7:21 pm

Posted in Paper 3: Use of English, Quantifiers

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