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Afel was twelve years old when he saw them. “What are those?” he asked his uncle excitedly. “Skis,” replied his uncle, “And those people are called skiers.” Afel was in love. He wanted to be a skier.


Read the grammar explanation and do the exercise.

Vocabulary games – Daily routine

Do the exercises and learn how to talk about what you do every day.

Professionals Podcasts – Trend analysis

Listen to an interview with a social affairs commentator on changes in patterns of working.


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18 June, 2018 - 07:06
Hello again Shiiya, I've just fixed the images on these two pages. Thanks again for reporting the problem to us! All the best, Kirk The LearnEnglish Team
18 June, 2018 - 07:06
Hi learning, Thanks for giving more context. What first comes to mind is 'This is the first time I've ever seen snow', but you could also say B. In the case of B, the past perfect is referring to...
18 June, 2018 - 07:06
Hello jitu_jaga, The second sentence is an informal form which I would say is non-standard. It is used primarily in slang and certain dialects and it has the meaning of 'I had finished'. A similar...