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182 – 3 Ways to Use Present Progressive Tense – Grammar Lesson

182 - 3 Ways to Use Present Progressive Tense - Grammar Lesson

This will keep you warm!

The present progressive tense is not just used to talk about what you are doing at the moment. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at how you can use this useful grammar in your English conversations and writing!

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Here are the example sentences:

Listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details

  • I’m sitting in my office.
  • As I am writing this lesson, I am listening to the radio.
  • Someone is talking about books.
  • I’m reading a book about social media.
  • George is working on his MBA.
  • Jack is working on a redesign of the company website.
  • After work today, I’m going to meet a friend for coffee.
  • I’m working this Saturday.
  • Joe is meeting his sister at JFK tomorrow.

If you know anyone who has trouble with this English language point, why not help them out! Just share this lesson with them. Thanks for studying today!

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English Idiom Lesson – Get Hitched

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Are you married? Did you get married recently? When did you get hitched?
The idiom to get hitched means to get married.
You can use this idiom like this:
[someone] gets hitched.

  • Jack got hitched in Paris to his high school sweetheart.
  • My sister is thinking of getting hitched next year.

Do you know anyone who got hitched recently? Leave a comment below and let me know!

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181 – Using TO – English Preposition Lesson

181 - Using TO - English Preposition Lesson

The preposition to has a number of different uses in English. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at how you can use this useful preposition!

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Here are the example sentences:

Listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details

  • I like to eat pizza.
  • I want to buy a new cell phone.
  • I have to stop drinking so much coffee.
  • Brad goes to school every day.
  • They go to the movies on the weekend.
  • Would you like to go to the spring dance with me?
  • After work I want to go home.
  • Miami seems nice. Let’s go there for vacation.
  • Can you pass that book to me?
  • Give this message to John when he gets back.
  • I can’t make it to school tomorrow, so please hand my homework to the teacher.
Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
  • Michael’s dog Happy can easily put away a whole chicken! (but he won’t let her do so.)
Today’s listening challenge:
  • What does Jenny want to do?

If you know anyone who has trouble with this English language point, why not help them out! Just share this lesson with them. Thanks for studying today!

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