Today we have some listening practice on the Present Perfect. As a speaker of British English, I use this form slightly differently from some speakers of American English.
Thank you to the hundreds upon hundreds of you who sent me condolences on the death of my father. I am deeply touched.
Thank you to the many people around the world who have sent me such nice messages about my father. He continues to be in a coma.
I have produced a new video grammar explanation for CAN.
You can see it on YouTube here
or on Facebook here
i am not very good at making videos but I hope you will click on the LIKE button to encourage me ;-)
Four mistakes in the video
1. There is a label stuck to my glasses
2. The font size keeps changing
3. My cat says hello to you in the background
4. You can hear the village bells.
It can only get better.
Today's exercises give more practice in the Past Simple.
I haven't been around much recently because my father is now terribly ill. Two weeks ago he was fine but now he has been n a deep sleep for several days and will not wake up again. It has all been very pain-free and peaceful.
- SelfWriter, present
- English InternationalDirector, 1983 - 2007
- Fitzwilliam College, CambridgeEconomica, 1970 - 1973
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