Countable words can be counted                       -           one banana, two bananas, three bananas

Uncountable words cannot be counted            -           One flour, two flours, three flours

We use simple past to describe a completed action that happened at a specific point in time in the past.  

Time expressions: ago, last, yesterday, in (for years, months, parts of the day)

Actions that have happened in the past and finished and normally have a time expression.

Regular verbs all have the ending – ed

Writing is classed as a key skill in Britain. Being able to write error free is a great skill, as google translate or spell check often don’t reflect the real meaning. Use the same tense where possible throughout your writing.

A chance to practice some personal pronouns:

Subject Pronouns - I, you, he, she, it, we, they.

Object Pronouns - Me, you, him, her, it, us, them.

Practice using your present perfect tense and complete this worksheet on superstitions.

Find out where we come from and what we believe in.

Comparisons are made everyday within any language.  Get confident with using comparisons in english.

Going to – is used for anything that is planned and is definately going to happen 

There are clouds in the sky.  It is going to rain 

We can use the Present perfect to talk about experience.

About how many different colour foods did you eat for dinner last night?

Do you think about colour when you are preparing a meal?

Are there any foods that you wouldn't eat as a child that you eat now?

Try out these exercises remembering that countable nouns can be counted, for example 1 apple, 2 apples etc.  Uncountable nouns cannot be counted and do not have a plural form, for example, sugar, flour etc

What is the best way to introduce yourself and others?  Is there a difference between formal and informal introductions?  How would you close a conversation?

Do you know how many friends or followers you have on facebook?  How many of them are real friends?   Or do you consider them all real?  This free programme looksat social media and what part it plays in your life.  A great conversation topic.

A free programme to help you gain confidence in discussing difference and appearance in English. 

What is the difference between beauty and brains?  What effect does appearance have on social interactions?