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Jan 2012

FOR years TO stop

FOR & TO FOR and TO – confusing words Do you know how to use them correctly? We use FOR and TO to talk about the purpose of action. For + Noun To + Infinitive Example: We went to the supermarket for milk. We stopped at the service station for petrol. We went to the theatre to watch a play. I will go to London…

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06

Jan 2012

Lead by example….. How much lead is in that pencil?

The procession was led by his son…… Led – is the past simple and past participle for the verb to Lead. ‘To lead’ is present tense – ‘to guide’ or ‘to go in front of’ – pronounced LEED.    Don’t confuse it with Lead ‘Lead’ (pronounced ‘led’) is a heavy, soft, grey metal.         TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE [QUIZZIN 20] lead present tense of…

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06

Jan 2012

North Korea hails Kim Jong-un as leader

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvVnXsYmUbo North Korea has hailed late leader Kim Jong-il’s son, Kim Jong-un, as “supreme leader of the party, state and army” As the majority of North Koreans stood obediently crying, Mr Kim took centre stage at the choreographed memorial service in Pyongyang’s main square a day after his father’s funeral.


06

Jan 2012

Common misspellings…Along side or Alongside?

Here is a handy tip for common misspelt words. Do you know how to write “along side” correctly? Of course it’s spelt like this: ALONGSIDE.     Now what does alongside mean? any idea? next to something (adverb) By the side of, side by side (Preposition) Can you use alongside in a sentence? look below for examples… Alongside the Duke of Cambridge, she graced the red…

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06

Jan 2012

Friday Fun: The History of English… #1

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9Tfbeqyu2U As a wise man once said, “English is a very rich language”. This video is a fun cartoon of part of the history of the development of the English language. Have you heard of any of the words mentioned in the video?    


01

Jan 2012

Oxbridge Sponsored TEFL Training Course

What is the Oxbridge TEFL Training Course? The Oxbridge TEFL course is a four-week intensive training course that will enable you to teach English all around the world using a well-crafted, interesting methodology. The course has been designed with the knowledge and expertise of experienced professionals with extensive teaching practice, teacher training experience and preparation in applied linguistics. However, studying with Oxbridge is also more than…

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01

Jan 2012

New Year’s Eve… what happens after??

London is the city that never sleeps in, even on New Year’s Day…. London’s New Year’s Day Parade started in 1987 and has raised or donated nearly a million pounds to a wide range of London based charities.



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