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UK Culture: Ethical Shopping

Quand vous faites du shopping pour acheter des choses à la mode, êtes-vous pour la valeur de l’argent ou pour la mode faite avec des valeurs ? Écoutez pour en savoir plus.

Quick Grammar: Present Perfect Simple and Present Perfect Continuous

The present perfect simple suggests completion while the continuous suggests something is unfinished.


Combien de mots pouvez-vous obtenir en 3 minutes ? Les mots longs marquent plus de points. 

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Philipe Hart, le Directeur Général  de WebWare, une entreprise d’informatique, annonce au Directeur des ventes Brian O’Dell quelques mauvaises nouvelles. 

A group of people

This page can help you with your writing in the field of sociology. Take a look! 


Your Comments

28 April, 2017 - 07:04
Hello Alex H, I think you are trying to find a fixed rule where there is only convention. Simply put, the sentence is less intelligible when the preposition is separated too far from the verb. Where...
28 April, 2017 - 07:04
Hello SushilKumar, This is a present perfect form. The present perfect of 'be' is 'have been' or 'has been'. For example: I am married. [present simple] I was married. [past simple] I have been...
28 April, 2017 - 07:04
Hello zehra yildiz, 'Make' here has the same meaning as 'force' or 'compel'. It is a strange verb in a way because the way it is used changes according to whether it is passive or active: I made...