Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Have and have got

 Have and have got show possession (ownership). 

They are the same meaning. Have got is often used more  in British spoken English. Have is more American.

Video LINK

Let’s look at have: 

Positive                             Negative  

I have a big garden.          I don’t have a big garden.

You have a nice flat.         You don’t have a nice flat.

We have a long day.          We don’t have a long day.

They have a child.             They don’t have a child.

BUT he/she/it is different:

He has a good job.            He dean’s have a good job.

She has an electric bike.   She doesn’t have an e- bike. 

It has four legs.(dog)       It doesn’t have four legs.(a hen)

Let’s look at have got:

I’ve got a brother.            I haven’t got a sister.

You’ve got a nice family.  You haven’t got a nice family.

We’ve got many books.     We haven’t got many gadgets.

They’ve got a cat.              They haven’t got a dog.

BUT he/she/it is different:

He’s got a headache.          He hasn’t got a toothache.

She’s got a MacBook.        She hasn’t got a tablet.

It’s got four wheels. (car).  It hasn’t got two wheels.

Friday, April 23, 2021

Even more ready for your Cambridge KET exam?

Listening to different accents and voices and practicing with

authentic exam examples is essential in preparing for the 

listening part. 

Listen up HERE 

 Hello everyone!

It's a strange time in the world, isn't it? Are you at home?
Here are some documents from an A1 level grammar course.

Wishing you well and I hopes that you are happy and healthy.

Friday, April 16, 2021

Why straight out ask a question....

 ...when you can be indirect?

Let's compare:

Where does she play tennis?                      direct question

Can you tell me where she plays tennis?     indirect question 

Do they work in Canada?                direct question

Can you tell me if they work in Canada?    indirect question

 Give it a GO HERE

Ready for your Cambridge A2 KET exam?

 Last minute reading practice is always a good idea. 


Daily practice is even better! 

Here are two reading exam links for you: 

Practice one

Practice two

Saturday, January 30, 2021


"Youglish"  is a modern efficient tool for learning hard to say words in English.

Listen to a person say:

suggestion    GO

Wednesday   GO

schedule       GO

comfortable  GO

TIP: Click on the arrow under the video box to go to next person saying the word!


Saturday, January 9, 2021

Confusing words 3

Which socks do you prefer?  I prefer the blue ones.
One of my favorite colours is blue.
Your turn:
CLICK here

Saturday, January 2, 2021

Confusing words 1

I have been tired lately.
Oh no! I'm late!

Give it a go:
CLICK here