Verbs with prepositions TO + AT (English Grammar) PDF

Learn how to use verbs with prepositions in this post. The prepositions TO and AT are used with some common English verbs. Read lots of natural examples and download a free PDF guide so you can practice this grammar anytime. The PDF download link is at the bottom of this post! Verbs with TO go to Let’s go to the …

English Grammar – Prepositions + verbs ~ing (real examples)

English Grammar – Learn to use English prepositions In this post you will learn to use English prepositions, listen to natural English that uses this grammar, and improve your own speaking confidence! I notice what helps my English students. I also notice the things that help me as a Language student, and I use these things as inspiration for my …

Present Continuous Tense Verbs (English grammar)

Watch the video version at the end of this post English grammar – Present continuous tense verbs In English grammar, present continuous is used for verbs that are happening now or near the time of speaking. The verb has started but has not finished yet. I’m (am) doing he/she/it is doing we/they are doing * I’m making my English blog. …

English Verbs Future tense (with video!)

Verbs future tense – Simple English grammar In this post, we’ll learn how to use English verbs in their future tense. There are 2 common ways to talk about future action. I’ll play tennis tomorrow. *I’ll is a contraction of ‘I will.’ Contractions are often used in spoken English. I’m playing tennis tomorrow. They are saying the same thing, but …

English Verbs – past tense (Learn 50 irregular verbs!)

Step by step English grammar ~ Verbs past tense In this awesome post, you will learn how to use past tense English verbs with confidence.  *The basics are the most important part of your English grammar and communication study. They are the foundation of your language. Past tense verbs Please read the following passage ↓ Mark Twain was an American …

Simple present tense verbs / English grammar

  Some of my students and business clients in Japan have trouble using English verbs in the simple present tense. I created this blog post as an easy guide to explain how we use verbs in the simple present form! Learn the grammar step by step with lots of natural examples.     Things that happen regularly, often or are …

How to use WEAR and PUT ON – English verbs (Video + more!)

English student question! What’s the difference between “wear” and “put on?” Watch this video and learn to use these English verbs correctly in natural English conversation! In my years of experience teaching English as a second language I have been asked lots of great English questions. Questions that I think might be helpful for other English students too.  Recently my …

Talk about extreme weather like a native English speaker! (Video and slides!)

In this video learn to talk about extreme weather like a native English speaker!  Helpful slides from the video ↓ In English conversation we often use the verb hit to talk about bad weather conditions or natural disasters. Typhoons usually come to Japan around September. It’s not too bad in Tokyo, just rain and wind. The Okinawan islands get hit …

Use the English verbs LEND and BORROW correctly! (VIDEO too!)

Learn to use the English verbs “Lend” and “Borrow” correctly in natural conversation A common problem my English students have here in Japan is using the verbs lend and borrow correctly. It’s easy to confuse these verbs because you can use each of these words in a sentence to explain the same action. The action is the same but the …

New English vocabulary – melt

New vocabulary  melt – verb – to become or make something become liquid as a result of heating “It was so hot my ice cream melted in only 5 or 10 seconds!” “If you take ice cubes out of the freezer they melt.” #af-form-1357870524 .af-body .af-textWrap{width:98%;display:block;float:none;} #af-form-1357870524 .af-body .privacyPolicy{color:#CCCCCC;font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;} #af-form-1357870524 .af-body a{color:#005C8A;text-decoration:underline;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;} #af-form-1357870524 .af-body input.text, #af-form-1357870524 .af-body textarea{background-color:#FFFFFF;border-color:#005C8A;border-width:1px;border-style:solid;color:#C7C7C7;text-decoration:none;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;font-size:18px;font-family:Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;} #af-form-1357870524 .af-body …