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Second Conditionals in English Grammar

Now this is the fun one! This is my favourite because you can really let your imagination go crazy! Why? Because this conditional is all about things that are impossible or imaginary. For example, if I won the lottery, I would buy the Orient Express and live on it permanently. It’s a conditional for dreamersContinue reading “Second Conditionals in English Grammar”

Zero Conditionals in English Grammar

When you are writing or speaking and you want to convey an idea of something that usually, generally or always happens, use the zero conditional. This conditional is used, for example, to talk about scientific facts. The formula for the zero conditional is: if/when + simple present (1st clause) + simple present or an imperativeContinue reading “Zero Conditionals in English Grammar”

Infinitives or Gerunds?

Try out the following exercises for more practice with gerunds and infinitives, see if you can fill the gaps correctly. And yes, every example will be featuring cats with either an -ing or an infinitive (with/without TO) Mia wasn’t used __________ out of her new metal bowl. (EAT) The vet advised me __________ Oscar backContinue reading “Infinitives or Gerunds?”

Prepositional phrases

In the dead of the night the cats crept silently about the house. // At the end of the rainbow is a pot of gold. // Under the old holly bush is where the treasure lies. Are all example sentences containing prepositional phrases (underlined) and the words ‘in’, ‘at’ and ‘under’ are the prepositions. GuessContinue reading “Prepositional phrases”

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