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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: Question forms

To form yes/no questions where there is an auxiliary verb or a modal verb, we invert the word order of a positive sentence.


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. 

Research Reports: Vocabulary

In Research Reports and other formal pieces of academic writing, verbs are often ‘nominalised’ (converted into nouns).


Your Comments

25 May, 2017 - 07:05
Hello Malinali, There is a small group of adjectives, most of which begin with the letter 'a', which are usually only used after link verbs. 'afraid' is one of these adjectives -- examples of others...
25 May, 2017 - 07:05
Hello JakiGeh, This could be an example of non-standard usage, or you could see the 'when' clause as having omitted words, i.e. the full form could be 'There's no sound when [you're] answering calls...
25 May, 2017 - 07:05
Hello AITKINS, I'm afraid we don't comment on what other grammars or books say, but I can confirm that 'own' can indeed act as a pronoun in some cases. For example, imagine you offer to lend me your...