Sunday, 17 January 2010

INFINITIVES AND -ING FORMS (3) - ADVANCED


Last website to practise infinitives and -ing forms. There are plenty of exercises. Click on NON-STOP ENGLISH

INFINITIVES AND -ING FORMS (2) - ADVANCED


To use -ing or to use infinitives, that is the question! Learning how to use -ing and infinitives is one of the most challenging aspects of learning English. For this reason, Englishpage.com has created an in-depth tutorial on the subject. You can also click on an exercise and test what you already know. It even includes lists of reference to know which verbs or expressions take full or bare infinitives or -ing forms. It is a very useful website.

INFINITIVES AND -ING FORMS - ADVANCED


There are certain words in English that are usually followed by an infinitive or
-ing form. If you are not sure whether to use the infinitive or -ing, check out the lists and do the exercises on this website, English grammar 4U, or just look the words up in a dictionary.
Click on ENGLISH GRAMMAR 4U for grammar and exercises.

Friday, 15 January 2010

OTHER REPORTS ON HAITI EARTHQUAKE

A massive earthquake struck Tuesday near the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, causing damage across the impoverished region. It is the largest quake to hit the area in some 200 years. Watch and read all what has been written on this catastrophe.
HAITI EARTHQUAKE VOAnews

Obama: Haiti 'Will Not Be Forsaken' LISTENING SKILLS - ADVANCED LEVEL


President Barack Obama makes a statement about the earthquake in Haiti, Thursday, 14 Jan. 2010, at the White House in Washington. You can read the article but you can also watch Obama's statement by clicking on the symbol on the top right of the page by Obama's picture or at the end of the article.
There are other related articles on the same issue in case you are interested in knowing everthing on this catastrophe.
Pay attention to the symbols beside the headline as they will show you whether the news is on audio or video format. If you have the audio, you can listen to the news and read the transcript at the same time.

Obama's statement on VOAnews.com