What is lexis? Lexis is the complete stock of vocabulary and expressions that people use to communicate. Most of my learners have problems understanding the present perfect, and I find it hard to explain! That’s because as a native speaker I never had to learn the grammatical rules but instead I learned phrases that would … Continue reading Quick tip: Forget grammar and…
Using “get” is difficult for learners of English. After studying the mind map, do these exercises.
Trouvez les mots dans la grille. [wordsearch-mp]
Pratiquez ce petit dialogue avec un ami. Transcript: A: All this corruption in politics makes me sick B: I know what you mean, and they always get away with it A: Yeah, what’s the point in voting, they are all as bad as each other B: Well there might be some exceptions makes me sick … Continue reading Conversation: get away with it
“to get lost” = se perdre A: Sorry I’m late, I got lost on the way here B: How could you get lost, you’ve been here before! A: Yes, but there was a diversion because of roadworks and the signs weren’t clear as usual B: Haven’t you got a satnav? A: Yes, but it doesn’t … Continue reading ESL Conversation: Get Lost