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Grammar, Vocabulary

TAKE STH OFF (I love phrasal verbs 1)

Howdy! This is my first post in the series "I love phrasal verbs". Should you want to know more information about this series, you can find it here. I already explained in a prior post how I was intending to approach to the study of phrasal verbs because my previous method, consisting in studying them as regular… Continue reading TAKE STH OFF (I love phrasal verbs 1)

Grammar, Learning process

Studying (my beloved) phrasal verbs (I love phrasal verbs 0)

This is the introductory post of the series "I love phrasal verbs". You will find the links for the posts of this series listed below: TAKE sth OFF. Phrasal verbs have always been a pain in the neck for me. I do not often use them, and whenever I do, it sounds something like: "I… Continue reading Studying (my beloved) phrasal verbs (I love phrasal verbs 0)

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Grammar

So + adjective + a/an + noun in formal style

I am currently reading The girl with the dragon tattoo (Millenium 1) in English, of which I may write a review in the future. A few days ago, I came across a sentence that I could understand but whose syntax was foreign to me. The fact of its being so rare a flower ought to have made it… Continue reading So + adjective + a/an + noun in formal style

Grammar

Characteristics behaviors and habits in the present

Habits in the present are normally expressed by the Present Simple: I go to the supermarket every Sunday. Nevertheless, there are other ways to express characteristic behaviors and habits in the present. We can use will+infinitive to talk about habits and typical behaviors in the present when we wish to emphasize the characteristics of the… Continue reading Characteristics behaviors and habits in the present