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English for Intermediate Students: Lesson 13

  • May 24, 2016
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Total Recall. Verbs with “to.” Have you ever made any mistakes in your life? What would you like to do in order to prevent this in future? One of my own errors was the belief that if a student works well enough, he should know everything I taught him before. Recently, one of my students…

Split infinitive

  • September 26, 2015
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Infinitives are two words that combine to form a single verb, such as “to walk,” “to draw” and “to swim.” Although the pair of words is treated like one verb, “to” is actually a particle; the verb itself is the infinitive. When “to” is dropped, the infinitive is called a “zero (or bare) infinitive.” The…