The second conditional in English goes like this: “If I spoke more English, I’d be a more fluent speaker.”. It’s used to describe possible, but unlikely, future events if a condition is met. It is unlikely or impossible that the condition will be met. Just like “If I ate before I went out drinking, I’d […]
Did you know that there’s more than one way to pronounce years in English? There’s two in fact! Firstly, we can split the 4 digit year into 2 numbers: 1975 becomes 19 and 75. We then pronounce the two separate numbers: “nineteen (19) seventy-five (75)”. Secondly, we can read out the whole 4 digit number: […]
If you watch this week’s video, you’ll learn about a very import aspect of English: The First Conditional. It’s a very positive piece of grammar because we can use it to describe things that will happen if a condition is met. The key thing to remember is that it’s the probability of condition, that’s the […]
Clear The List was set up by Lindsay from Lindsay Does Languages and Shannon from Eurolinguiste as a way to add accountability to language learning, as well as offer a way of sharing progress with other language learners. January was a month of more pluses than minuses in terms of language learning. In fact the […]
As this is my first Clear The List post you won’t know what my December goals were. Well, I’ll tell you that my life got busy in December so I’ve not actively done any study apart from my daily French word look-ups. Living in France means that I’m doing at least a little speaking practice […]
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