Tenses

Every language has its beauties and so does English. The tense system has its own special beauty. It's a lot easier to work out where each tense belongs if you can see where it belongs in time. I find that this can best be demonstrated in pictures, or diagram form. This English Tenses Timeline Chart … Continue reading Tenses

What are some of the hardest things in English for non-English speakers to learn?

Whether it's pronunciation (eg. 'th'), spelling, tenses, prepositions or the difference between adverbs and adjectives ... you'll find it here. I'm going to start this blog by looking at these topics and making some observations based on my teaching experience. I'd welcome comments from anyone who is learning English at the moment. What do you … Continue reading What are some of the hardest things in English for non-English speakers to learn?