THE FUTURE

The Four Different Verb Tenses to speak about future actions:
1. Will/Shall
2. Be going to
3. Present Continuous
4. Present Simple

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

COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES

A quick and thorough way to learn how to make comparisons. It includes some tips for Italian students.

ADJECTIVES AND ADJECTIVE ORDER

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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.

Video Lesson n. 2 – Virginia Woolf and the Stream of Consciousness

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was the first English writer to experiment and develop the Stream of Consiousness that derives from the interior monologue and aims at investigating the characters’ inner existence, … Continue reading Video Lesson n. 2 – Virginia Woolf and the Stream of Consciousness

Video Lesson n. 1 – V. Woolf, J. Joyce and the Stream of Consciousness

In this first video lesson of the series I outline the historical and intellectual factors influencing the development of the avant-garde literary technique: The Stream of Consciousness. © L. R. … Continue reading Video Lesson n. 1 – V. Woolf, J. Joyce and the Stream of Consciousness

Video Lesson n. 2 – Modal Verbs: Will/Would – Shall/Should – Must/Ought To

This is the second video of a group of two about Modal Verbs. Here I discuss in brief detail WILL/WOULD – SHALL/SHOULD – MUST/OUGHT TO. © L. R. Capuana

Video Lesson n.1 – Modal Verbs: Can/Could – May/Might

This is the first video of a group of two about Modal Verbs. Here I explain why they are so peculiar by listing their main characteristics and I discuss in … Continue reading Video Lesson n.1 – Modal Verbs: Can/Could – May/Might

PAST TENSES – Video Lesson n. 3 – Past Continuous

This third video lesson on past tenses is about the Past Continuous. As I always recommend in class, a good way to learn is to write down, with pen and … Continue reading PAST TENSES – Video Lesson n. 3 – Past Continuous

PAST TENSES – Video Lesson n. 2 – Used to and Would

This second video lesson on past tenses explains the sometimes bewildering difference between “Used to” and “Would”. As I always recommend in class, a good way to learn is to … Continue reading PAST TENSES – Video Lesson n. 2 – Used to and Would

PAST TENSES – Video Lesson n. 1 – Past Simple

This is the first video lesson of, what will probably be quite a long series of such posts, on grammar. It deals specifically with the PAST SIMPLE, how it is … Continue reading PAST TENSES – Video Lesson n. 1 – Past Simple