Describing past experiences and story telling

Describing past experiences and story telling Part of improving your English is the ability to talk about past experiences and story telling. So what’s special about past experiences and story telling? How is it different to the normal past tense? Here are some of the points that are used when talking about past experiences and … Read moreDescribing past experiences and story telling

Level B1 Learning English through music 2

Level B1 Learning English through music 2 Everclear – Wonderful Learning English through music is not only fun, it is very effective for improving your listening skills. Play the video below and as you listen to the words (lyrics), complete the gap fill with the words you hear. When you are finished, click ‘Show answer’ … Read moreLevel B1 Learning English through music 2

Phrasal verbs with ‘read and write’ exercises

Phrasal verbs with ‘read and write’ exercises Have you read the information page on phrasal verbs with ‘read and write’? Click here to read it before you try the phrasal verbs with ‘read and write’ exercises. Remember to register to get email updates.   Complete the phrasal verbs with ‘read and write’ exercises below by … Read morePhrasal verbs with ‘read and write’ exercises

Used to

Used to

Used to There two common meanings of used to 1. Use(d) +infinitive is used to talk about repeated actions/states in the past. I used to smoke (i.e. I did smoke, now I don’t)   2. To be +used to + noun/verb+ing is used instead of ‘accustomed to’ I am used to working night shifts (i.e. … Read moreUsed to