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Ing or Infinitive with to? Part 2

By Suzanne Pilch / 30 maggio 2020

In questa lezione analizziamo i verbi che seguono il pattern: Verb + TO INF / ING with 2 different meanings

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If I could turn back time…

If I could turn back time…

By Ed Tyrrell / 6 ottobre 2017

Time travel. Something we have all dreamed about or spoken about with friends at some stage or another. Books and movies have been dedicated to the fantastic possibilities of man oneday discovering a means to do so.

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6 ottobre 2017

Blooming Great!

Some botanical vocabulary that is often used in non-botanical contexts!

The First Conditional

By Ed Tyrrell / 6 ottobre 2017

The conditionals often cause problems, which may be related to different structures, or to somewhat different uses in different languages. However, they all usually express the same ideas. A result based on a condition. In English, the probability / possibility of the condition becoming a reality is what determines which conditional structure we choose.

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Too much ‘Nice’ in the world? (Part 1)

By Ed Tyrrell / 28 settembre 2017

Many students of English overuse the adjective ‘nice’. Do you?

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The 100-Day English Challenge

By Ed Tyrrell / 26 settembre 2017

How brave are you? Really? You know you have to improve your English, that is why you are reading my blog, isn’t it? Well, despite the fact that there are many ‘courses’ and books that promise to teach you English in 60 days etc., learning English takes a long time and a lot of hard work.

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The Manager: a company’s worst enemy?

The Manager: a company’s worst enemy?

By Ed Tyrrell / 26 settembre 2017

I recently watched the above TED talk about why the office often seems to be the worst place to get work done and some suggestions on how to change this. The introduction called it a radical opinion, yet to me it seems anything but. I agree 100% with what he says, and I was happy to see a TED talk about the subject. The worrying thing is that it may be perceived as radical thinking when in reality it is quite logical.

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