Sunday, 19 February 2012

Year 2: Comparatives and Superlatives

If you want to find out more about comparative and superlative adjectives, click here.

Now you can practise what you have learned.

Year 2: Present Perfect - Yet, Already, Just

Would you like to do some more exercises on the Present Perfect? Below you will find some interesting websites with plenty of exercises on this new tense.

Present Perfect
Exceptions in Spelling when adding ‘ed’
Have or has
Positive Sentences in Present Perfect Simple
Negative Sentences in Present Perfect Simple
Sentences with ‘never’ in Present Perfect Simple
Questions in Present Perfect Simple
Questions with Interrogative Particles in Present Perfect Simple
Mixed Exercise on Present Perfect Simple
Exercise on the text “Loch Ness”
Irregular Verbs

Present Perfect or Past Simple?
Exercise 1
Exercise 2
Exercise 3
Exercise 4

Use of the Present Perfect with Yet, Already, Just
Theory and exercises
Exercise 1
Exercise 2

Check what you have learned
Test 1
Test 2
Test 3

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Anti-Valentine's Day

If you don't feel like celebrating Valentine's Day this year, why not throw an Anti-Valentine's Day Party? To get in the Anti-Valentine mood, here are a few websites you might find interesting.
  • Original date excuses (To use in case that "special" someone asks you out and you don't know how to say no.) 
  • Anti-Valentine's Quotes (My personal favourite: "I don't understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine's Day. When I think about romance, the last thing on my mind is a short, chubby toddler coming at me with a weapon.") 
Have you got any other suggestions to celebrate Anti-Valentine's Day? What about other original excuses or quotes? Please, feel free to leave a comment.


Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Year 3: Mobile phones

Photo by Annie Mole
CC BY 2.0
In Britain we call it a mobile phone. In Canada and the United States they call it a different name. Which of these names is not a name for a mobile phone?

a) cell phone
b) cellular phone
c) c phone

Click on the link below and listen to the programme for the answer!

6 Minute English

Programme Script