Posts belonging to Category 'grammaire'
Comment choisir entre “going” (gerondif) ou “to go” (infinitif)? Malheureusement, il n’y a pas de règles en anglais, il faut donc vous familiariser avec quelques exemples important. On peut faire la comparison entre “consider” et “decide”: I considered buying an Apple computer. Je pensais acheter un ordinateur Apple. In the end I decided to buy [...]
This video explains some of the basic prepositions in English.
Punctuate the following sentence so it makes sense! In a Latin exam, Peter, where Paul had had had had had had had had had had had the examiner’s approval. the answer is below: * * * * * * In a Latin exam, Peter, where Paul had had, “had had” had had, “had”. “Had had” [...]
Infinitive: to sting Past Simple: stung Present participle: stinging Past participle: stung Present Simple I You sting We They She/he/it/one stings Present Progressive I am You are She/he/it/one is stinging We are They are Present perfect I have You have She/he/it/one has    stung We have They have Past Simple (preterit) I You She/he/it/one stung [...]
Infinitive: to buyPresent participle: buyingPast participle: bought Present Simple I buyYou buyShe/he/it/one buysWe buyThey buy Present Progressive I am buyingYou are buyingShe/he/it/one is buyingWe are buyingThey are buying Present perfect I have boughtYou have boughtShe/he/it/one has boughtWe have boughtThey have bought Past Simple (preterit) I boughtYou boughtShe/he/it/one boughtWe boughtThey bought Past progressive I was buyingYou [...]
Another excellent video from Paul in America. My students sometimes ask me, “how long have you been living in France?” and this question is grammatically correct. But let me ask you, which do you prefer: A. Where do you live? B. Where are you living? I’m sure most of you would answer A, because ‘live’ [...]
So, you’ve learned all your irregular verbs by heart, and now you’re wondering what you’re supposed to do with the third form, the past participle! Watch the video to find out what they are for…
Let’s try to use the form “would have + past participle”. For each sentence, say what would have happened if things had been different. There are no right or wrong answers, if you want me to check for mistakes, leave your answers in the comments box or on my Facebook page. Here’s an example. The [...]
Following recent articles on past conditionals, here is Paul’s video on “would have”. It’s all in English and very well explained with good examples.
Try this test. Put the French sentences first, then try to translate them into English. Switch on the sound to listen to them. Choose a Study Mode Scatter Learn Flashcards Study these flash cards | Study verbs flash cards here are some notes: aurais dû : should have : this is often contracted to “should’ve” [...]
A good way to acquire a good grammar. The tag always corresponds to the original sentence, so producing tag questions reinforces the question form of the tense being used. You are tired aren’t you? “aren’t you” is the tag. It is like ‘n’est-ce pas?’ in French, but changes according to the grammar used.
Ceci est un exercice de compréhension. Revisez dans votre livre numérique ‘Free English Grammar’ ce point de grammaire – present perfect. Real English is a Registered Trademark of the Marzio School. What have you done this morning? – Qu’avez-vous fait ce matin? What did you do yesterday? – Qu’avez-vous fait hier? anglais facile cours d’anglais [...]
Il vaut mieux apprendre quelques exemples par coeur, parce que c’est difficile d’établir des règles. Les prépositions employées pour l’heure, les temps, les dates sont: on, in, at faites ce petit exercice: 1. I always get up _______ 6 O’clock 2. My appointment is _________ Monday 3. Most people take their holidays _______ July or [...]
Alex is an ESL professional. He speaks with a Canadian accent. Exercice: Regardez autour de vous et répondez à la question ‘is there?’ (y-a-t-il?) en disant où l’objet se trouve: Exemple: Is there a television? – Yes, it’s beside the window. 1. Is there a window? 2. Is there a photograph? 3. Is there a [...]
In this video, Paul explains how to change the tense in order to use indirect, or reported speech. As you will see, the tense moves back one step in time from what the speaker actually said. We can see that “would” is the past of “will” and that “might” is the past of “may”. [...]