Wednesday, December 10, 2014

NI1 - unit 3B: adjectives/verbs with prepositions

The use of prepositions in a language is one of the most difficult things to do and many times it's not logical the use of one preposition or another so the best way is by practising with exercises. Let's do some here:

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Reading Short Stories

These are some pages to practise with reading and listening. They are original version but easy to understand and some stories are graded:

NA1-unit 3B: The Use of Adverbs

Adverbs and adverbial phrases are really important in English as they give a better description of an action and the circustances; however, it's not so easy to use them properly and some of them are specially tricky for Spanish students.

To start with, have a look at this easy explantion of the function of adverbs and how to distinghish it from adjectives; click here and then you can follow with this one.

Once you've got a clear idea about this topic you should practise a bit so here you are some exercises to work on this subject: exercise

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

NI1-unit 3B: Use of articles

The use of articles is not the same in English than in Spanish and sometimes it makes trouble to distinguish when to use it or not. Here you are some exercises to practise with articles:

A typical problem is to see the difference between next/ the next or last/the last. Let's have a look with these exemples:
  • exercise: click here
This lesson is dealing with stereotypes and here you are a song which treats this topic: If I Were a Boy by Beyonce; click here