Talking about periods of time and what goes on can be tough. Should you choose ‘while’ or ‘during’? As a general rule, use ‘during’ when you follow with a noun or short noun phrases but ‘while’ for something longer.
Today I’m talking about feelings using adjectives and prepositions, for example ‘interested in’ and ‘sick of’. 20140618_feelings.mp3 The podcast is also available in the iTunes Store by searching for Get Great English or clicking here. Also, you can stream it on Stitcher here or in the sidebar.
In the first ever Get Great English video post, you can learn how to talk about events. What do you think? If you have any suggestions, please leave a comment.
The prepositions of location ‘in’, ‘at’ and ‘to’ are quite difficult for beginners to use and even some advanced learners make mistakes with the words. Here are some examples to show how they are used when talking about locations. To Use with destinations. Let’s go to London. Come to my house. Don’t use with the … [Read more…]
One thing a lot of people have problems with when describing time and action relationships is choosing the right preposition. Here is a quick guide. on + date or day I will arrive on 26th September. Could you meet me on Thursday? in + time period, such as seasons, times of day and months Let’s … [Read more…]