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The Simple Future Tense

By | March 24, 2015

There are three different ways to express future events: WILL, BE GOING TO, and the present continuous tense, each of which expresses a different meaning. WILL vs BE GOING TO for future intentions You can use WILL and BE GOING TO to talk about things that you want to do in the future. However, the meanings are different.… Read More »

Geyser: Reading Practice 4 (explanation)

By | March 24, 2015

A geyser is the result of underground water under the combined conditions of high temperatures and increased pressure beneath the surface of the earth. Since temperature rises approximately 1 F for every sixty feet under the earth’s surface, and pressure increases with depth, the water that seeps down in crack and fissures until it reaches very hot rock… Read More »

The Cacti: Reading Practice 3 (explanation)

By | March 22, 2015

The cacti (singular: cactus) evolved a whole suite of adaptations to survive living in the desert. How do they survive? While most plants open up their stomata – little pores in their skin that open and close to collect carbon dioxide – during the day, cacti and other nocturnal plants such as the agaves and aloes open their… Read More »

Hummingbirds: Reading Practice 4 (report)

By | March 21, 2015

Hummingbird is a common name for any of the more than 300 species of a family of small birds found in the Americas. The hummingbird family contains the smallest of all birds; many species are less than 8 cm (3 in) in overall length. The smallest species is the bee hummingbird of Cuba. Males are slightly smaller than… Read More »

Floods: Reading Practice 2 (explanation)

By | March 21, 2015

Floods are second only to fire as the most common of all natural disasters. They occur almost everywhere in the world, resulting in widespread damage and even death. Consequently, scientists have long tried to perfect their ability to predict floods. So far, the best that scientists can do is to recognize the potential for flooding in certain conditions.… Read More »

The Past Perfect Continuous Tense vs The Past Perfect Tense

By | March 11, 2015

Instruction: Put the verb in the brackets into the past perfect continuous tense or the past perfect tense. in some cases, both tenses are possible. 1. The students (finish, already) … doing all the grammar exercises when the teacher told them to do so. 2. I (wash) … my motorbike for half an hour when it started to… Read More »