Happy Christmas 2018!

At Christmas, most people spend a lot of money, and time buying presents for those they love.  Perhaps they even over spend, but this is, as a rule, in the name of love. Football clubs do exactly the same thing in the winter transfer window.  Why do they not mind overspending?  Do they do it…

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Domingo’s Story

One of the actual inhabitants in Grado del Pico is a man in his mid forties by the name of Domingo.  Domingo lived the early years of his life in the village where he went to school in the old school house which only had one classroom with some hard wooden desks, a blackboard and…

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The First Conditional – UNIT 13

The three conditional tenses depend on probabilities.  In this post I am going to talk about the first conditional.  This tense is formed with the present simple and the future tense.  It is used to talk about real possibilities.  Here are some examples: If there is a storm, the match will be cancelled.  The match…

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The Zero Conditional

The zero conditional is very simple to use and understand.  It is used when the result of the action always happens. It is formed with if and the present simple.  E.g.  When I eat peanuts I come out in a rash.  This is a general truth, it is not a possibility.  The if can usually be replaced by…

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