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.

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.

REPORTED SPEECH – Video Lesson n. 1 – Introduction to Reported Speech

This first video lesson on Reported Speech is part of the Intermediate English Grammar, or second year course for Italian Liceo Linguistico. As I always recommend in class, a good … Continue reading REPORTED SPEECH – Video Lesson n. 1 – Introduction to Reported Speech

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THE PAST – SUMMARY CHART (Part 2)

PRESENT PERFECT The present perfect is often associated with the Italian “Passato Prossimo” and that is mainly because it is formed in a similar way, however its uses are somewhat … Continue reading THE PAST – SUMMARY CHART (Part 2)