Grammar Challenge

Grammar Challenge

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Grammar challenge: Second conditional 4 Dec 09

We look at the second conditional - a way of talking about impossible or unlikely events or...

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Grammar challenge: To, for, so that 27 Nov 09

We look at three ways to talk about the reason for doing something. Our challenger this time is...

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Grammar challenge: Indirect questions 20 Nov 09

There's more than one way to ask a question. Indirect questions are more polite and don't need a...

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Grammar challenge: Reported speech 13 Nov 09

If someone tells you something and you want to tell another person, can use 'direct speech' or...

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Grammar Challenge: Present perfect and past simple 6 Nov 09

There are many situations in English when we mix the verb forms which we use. In this programme...

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Grammar Challenge: Future plans 30 Oct 09

We learn more about using 'going to' and the present continuous to talk about our future plans -...

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Grammar Challenge: Still, yet and already 23 Oct 09

Our challenger Alessia, from Italy, has to make good sentences using the correct adverbs in the...

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Grammar Challenge: The 'zero' article

Sometimes there is no article associated with a noun and this can be called the 'zero' article....

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Grammar Challenge: 'Going to'

There are many ways to talk about the future in English. This time we look at using 'going to'...

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Grammar Challenge: Present Perfect Continuous

Present perfect continuous is the verb form we use to talk about an activity that's recently...

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Grammar Challenge: Indefinite articles

We look in a little more detail at the use of the indefinite articles 'a' and 'an', concentrating...

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Grammar Challenge: Pronunciation: '-ed' endings

Regular verbs in the simple past all end in '-ed'. These two small letters can be pronounced in...

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Grammar Challenge: For and since

We take a look at the words 'for' and 'since' and how they are used to talk about how long...

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Grammar Challenge: Definite articles

Continuing our look at articles, we focus on the definite article 'the' and look at four...

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Grammar Challenge: Articles - Introduction

In the programme we challenge Saleh from Saudi Arabia to spot correct and incorrect uses of...

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Grammar Challenge: Zero Conditional

The zero conditional is a form which expresses what always happens if or when a certain action...

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Grammar Challenge: Continuous Passives

We're continuing our discussion of passives with a look at continuous passives. We challenge Guy...

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Grammar Challenge: Simple Passives

We're looking at simple passives - are they as simple as we would like them to be? We challenge...

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Grammar Challenge: Because / because of

Do you ever get confused over when to use because and when to use because of? Well, help is at...

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Grammar Challenge: Have something done

Raffaella from Italy gives William a few tips on his new house - using 'have something done' or...

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