Check out when Neil started his love affair with the Coventry City football team.

A man in a blue football shirt holding a football

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I don' t have any idea about that so perhaps i should keep quite.

Recently I like Liverpool in the Premier League.

Liverpool - is the first club in the Premier League which I support.

Yes, from this talk and also many other things I learnt that supporting football teams is a really big part of people's life in Britain. Like the person said, every kids at his school has a team to support. Another interesting thing is that in Britain people associates good sportsmanship with a lot of positive personal traits, which I think it's very reasonable.

Hello Teacher
Please must any verb that comes after the word "thought" always be in past tense e.g

I thought Nigeria was a very large country

Hello BlessingF,

Past tense verbs are quite common after 'thought', but, for example, 'would' and 'could' are also very common. 

Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

dear teachers..
thanks for provide us these abundant benefit materials of learning English.
my names is Afdhol and I'm 24 ages.
I just want to know why do some British people called their country with "Britain" where some of them also called "England" or "UK".
Hope I can get explanation. which one is the most used and the most popular.

Thank you

Please which of these is correct
1. What he would have done was to collect the book from her
2. What he would have done is to collect the book from her

Hello FrankB,

Both of them are correct – the situation is hypothetical, so there's no strict rule about whether a present or past form is correct here.

Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hi everyone!
Please clearify me in this.
Now that I have succeefully graduated from my Secondary School.
Which statement is correct among these two.
1. When I was in Secondary School, I promised my God that if I graduate succeessfully from my Secondary School that I will give him all that I have.
2. When I was in Secondary School, I promised my God that if I graduated succeessfully from my Secondary School that I would give him all that I had.

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