OFFERTA SPECIALE – LEZIONI D’INGLESE ONLINE

Con l’inizio del nuovo anno e la chiusura imminente o prossima del primo periodo dell’anno scolastico, molti di voi si troveranno nella posizione di recuperare lacune disciplinari o di voler … Continue reading OFFERTA SPECIALE – LEZIONI D’INGLESE ONLINE

IF-CLAUSES OR CONDITIONAL SENTENCES

If-Clauses or Conditional Sentences are used to express doubts, conditions or hypothesis. This post outlines the most important aspects to learn them thoroughly and it provides easy tips and charts to apply them quickly.

PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE AND CONTINUOUS: THE DURATION FORM

The Duration Form is the last piece of the puzzling present perfect tenses. It’s meant to stress the effects that an action starting in the past has on the present, it can be stressed from the starting point with “Since”, or how long it lasts with “For”.

PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE

Present Perfect Simple: a mind boggling verb tense for Italians, it’s actually less complicated than it might appear. Just think out of the box: it’s not how recent the past action has taken place, but wether it has effects on the present as well.

Orlando, 1928- V. Woolf

Video Lesson n. 4 – Comparing Virginia Woolf’s and James Joyce’s Stream of Consciousness

Virginia Woolf and James Joyce are the most representantive writers of the Stream of Consciousness technique which has so greatly influenced the prose of the twentienth century and beyond.

The neutral pronoun “IT” and spelling skills

This short video is meant to help those who want to learn English with few essential tips. In this specific case I discuss why the third person singular pronoun “IT”, the neutral pronoun, is so important; why short answers are important too and why (especially for Italians) is it crucial to learn spelling skills.

How to write a professional email

This is an informative video in which I give some tips on writing professional emails, how to distinguish between formal and informal language registers and to introduce yourself in a polite way especially to people you have never met before, or in a professional setting.

Video Lesson n. 4 – James Joyce and the themes of Paralysis and Epiphany

In this last video lesson of the group dedicated to V. Woolf, J. Joyce and the Stream of Consciousness I analyse Joyce’s main themes: “paralysis” and “epiphany”.