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Elementary Podcasts

Carolina has a new job, but does she enjoy it? Rob and Adam talk about all the different things that you drink.

Vocabulary exercises - Beaches

Are you ready to go to the beach? Do these exercises and learn vocabulary to talk about the beach.

You're Hired

After firing the sales director, Phillip and Marcia discuss some job applications and the interview format.

IELTS Interview skills

Even if you are asked what seems like a yes–no question, you are expected to say more.


Your Comments

12 February, 2018 - 08:02
Hi pumbi, It is correct that adverbs such as 'also', 'only', 'just' and so on generally come after modal verbs: You should only take the red pills, not the blue ones. not You only should take...
12 February, 2018 - 07:02
Hello raj.kumar, I'm not sure what you mean by 'general sense' here. 'Same is used very rarely without a determiner. This is almost always 'the' but could also be 'this', 'that', 'these' and 'those...
12 February, 2018 - 07:02
Hello Imran 26, There is no fixed rule for this but I would say 'for' is the most natural choice.   Best wishes, Peter The LearnEnglish Team