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  1. in spite of / despite / although

      in spite of / despite / although In spite of, despite and although are all used to show ... a contrast but there are differences in the structures used with them. In spite of / despite After in spite ... of and despite we use a noun or a pronoun. We enjoyed our camping holiday in spite of the rain. Despite the pain ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:51 - 718 comments

  2. Night Out Scene 1- Language Focus

    Rob talks about how people behave in a pub and the expressions we use when we want to make offers ... the video and then do the tasks. Exercise   Grammar: which, what (what size?) entertainment friends drink ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:28 - 30 comments

  3. Jobs Scene 1

    you can read the Transcript at any time. exercise Grammar: will jobs B1 exercise Ashlie: Hi, Tristan! ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:28 - 82 comments

  4. British English and American English

    Grammar Americans use the present perfect tense less than speakers of British English and a British ... English, ‘ have got ’ is often used for the possessive sense of ‘ have ’ and ‘ have got to ’ is informally ... used for ‘ have to ’. This is much less common in American English. Brit. I’ve got two sisters. US ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:51

  5. Series 01 Episode 06

    Suggestion: You can write your answers in our Support Pack. You might want to use a notebook or part of your ... words in English (use a dictionary?). Then try telling the joke. Practice materials- Exercise 1 Read ... in English, and often use the type of exercises you may find in English tests and exams. Practice materials- ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:32 - 200 comments

  6. Series 04 Episode 11

    of people use pop music to help them learn English – it’s usually quite easy to find the lyrics – the words ... the verbs 'listen' and 'hear'. Tess and Ravi use both of them in the podcast. Tess: ... forget to use 'to'. 'Listen to music'. Adam: Or 'listen to the radio', ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:35 - 75 comments

  7. Managing diversity

    of things you are referring to here? Mr Griffin Okay, let’s see. Well, one growing area of discrimination ... And won? Mr Griffin Sometimes, yes. Then there are people with a criminal background. Employers used ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:38 - 15 comments

  8. Series 04 Episode 04

    Emily? Jo and Adam examine the pronouns Carolina and Jamie use to talk about what they saw. ... discuss some of your answers in the next podcast. Exercise Exercise Exercise Grammar: personal pronouns ... Enrico Sbrighi lives in the south of Italy. He used to like buses when he was a child but now he really ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:34 - 106 comments

  9. Northern Ireland's Street Art

    sides used violence. Fortunately, those days are over. But these murals are a reminder of the past ... a different use of colour but the content will be very similar. Amandeep: And what is Belfast city like now? ... which wants to leave the violent past behind. People have been working hard to achieve a lasting peace ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:29 - 29 comments

  10. Literature Surveys: Structure 2

    details of the work you are referring to Quotation- the exact words from the work you are using ... are doing, you may have to include one or more of the following: Citation- reference to bibliographical ... in quotation marks Bibliography- list of relevant works Summary- a summary of the work(s) you are making use ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:39 - 1 comment

  11. London 1: Piece by Piece

    How did Shakespeare make it big in London? Find out as actor and producer Ben Crystal explores the places in London where Shakespeare worked. What cities in your country attract young talent? What is it about those cities that attracts them? Have you ever ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:54 - 20 comments

  12. Problem Questions

    The purpose of a Problem Question is to provide practice in applying specific methods in response to professional problems. ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:39 - 25 comments

  13. Northern Ireland Scene 2

    but he asked someone else (the hotel receptionist) to do it. We use this structure (have + object + past ... Download Support Pack (601KB) Exercise Exercise Grammar: have something done United Kingdom tourism ghosts ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:28 - 41 comments

  14. It wouldn't do

    the activity. Decide if the statements are true or false. Exercise Grammar: comparatives superlatives stories B2 ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:46 - 18 comments

  15. Paris Scene 2

    Download Transcript (492KB) Download Support Pack (590KB) We can use expressions with '-ing' ... good. Woman: Well, I'm French but I use English a lot. English is a really useful language. Around ... Ashlie: Yes, and my French is really improving. I bought all of these using your phrase book. I just need ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:29 - 47 comments

  16. Penny Sweets

    when maybe we’d been good my mum or my dad would give us 10p and we used to go round to the corner shop ... I always used to go for the Flying Saucers. You put them on your tongue and you can feel them ... used to eat these as a child, well she used to eat these when I was a child and she said that they were ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:50 - 42 comments

  17. Literature Surveys: Structure 1

    details of the work you are referring to Quotation- the exact words from the work you are using ... are doing, you may have to include one or more of the following: Citation- reference to the bibliographical ... in quotation marks Bibliography- a list of relevant works Summary- a summary of the work(s) you are making use ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:39 - 4 comments

  18. Innovation is GREAT- Part 1

    in the video? Exercise Type 'which' or 'that/which' into these sentences. Exercise Grammar ... Ah. I've used one of these before. Yeah, they're excellent. Tom: Dyson Airblade ... is the fastest, most hygienic hand dryer. It uses a Dyson digital motor which rotates at over 5 times the speed ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:53 - 44 comments

  19. The Bright Dresses

    simple for habit. It goes on and on I was saying. Then down the road they came: three bright dresses ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:47 - 6 comments

  20. Homes of the Future

    the collocations using the words given? Exercise   Choose the 5 things you see in the video. Exercise   home ... to the day, but this is no ordinary shower. It’s using rain water collected from the roof and heated by solar ... It redefines the simple... chair. This rocks- literally. And it’s a library as well. So I can grab my favourite ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:27 - 50 comments

  21. Hospital Scene 2- Language Focus

    Rob and Stephen talk about the third conditional, some medical vocabulary and ‘neither’ and ‘nor’. exercise Download Support Pack (578KB) Watch the video. Then go to the Tasks and do the activities. exercise healthcare & medicine B1 exercise ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:27 - 32 comments

  22. Series 2 Episode 10- A Date

    some vocabulary and grammar. Exercise Exercise Print article and do activities on paper (713 KB) Do ... you can read the Transcript at any time. Exercise Exercise Grammar: adjectives Grammar: adverbs ... Grammar: word order in sentences A2 B1 Exercise Audio Script Carlos: I can’t believe Sarah said ‘Yes’! ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:36 - 61 comments

  23. Essays: Structure- Interview with Lecturer

    Watch the video and do the tasks to learn more about writing Essays. Watch the interview with the business lecturer above. Decide if the statements below are true or false or not stated according to the lecturer. Exercise SG So what are essays like in Int ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:39 - 54 comments

  24. Relative clauses – defining relative clauses

    where and whose are also possible) With defining relative clauses we can use who or that to talk about ... in more formal use. She’s the woman who cuts my hair. She’s the woman that cuts my hair. We can use ... 'which' tends to be preferred in more formal use. This is the dog that bit my brother. This is the dog ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:51

  25. Episode 06

    on adjectives which are commonly used to describe jobs. Exercise   What do you think of the video? Do you have ... and what I can do to help it get there,’ my first thought was simple: me! As you’ve already seen, I’ve got ... analysis using the data I had available, which is obviously only partial. I looked at aspects ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:37 - 82 comments

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