1. I would like to buy that suit.
2. Did you know that he was here?
3. Well, that’s something you will have to ask her.
1. I will tell you tomorrow!
2. You and I should have a meal together sometime.
3. Have you remembered your running shoes?
4. I am going to help you with your homework.
Remember that in English we use “you” as a subject and an object.
Subject / Object
I / me
you / you
he / him
she / her
it / it
we / us
you / you
they / them
1. It‘s important to wear your seatbelt when you drive.
2. I gave it to the man over there.
3. She told me it was the last day of her employment.
1. What is your favourite season?
2. This is my new car!
3. The trouble with the summer here is it’s too hot.
The word “is” comes from the verb “to be”.
Let’s review this verb:
1. I am in London at the moment.
2. Did you get to the station in time?
3. Take your umbrella just in case it rains.
4. One in ten people is left-handed.
1. Would you like a sandwich?
2. That’s a great photo!
3. A man came to see you.
4. I have a dog and two cats.
“A” is not just the first letter of the alphabet, it’s also an incredibly common word.
Be careful not to confuse “a” and “the“. We use “a” for an indefinite noun, and “the” for a definite noun.
- There is a house on that hill.
- The Queen of England is called Elizabeth.
1. I am tired and hungry!
2. I went to school and then went to the supermarket.
3. Francis and Maria are coming to dinner.
1. It’s ten to three in the morning!
2. Are you going to Australia again?
3. I want to help you.
4. Be careful not to hurt yourself.
The word “to” is extremely common in English! Don’t confuse “to” with “too”. This is a common mistake, even for native speakers of English.
It is too hot. (Correct)
It is to hot. (Wrong)
1. Two of the kids have gone home.
2. Of course you can borrow it!
3. The President of France will be there.
The word “of” is incredibly common when we speak English. Be careful not to confuse it with “off”.
- Please turn off the TV.
- One of your dogs is outside.
Also, don’t use “of” instead of “have“.
- I could’ve (could have) been there. (Correct)
- I could of been there. (Wrong)
1. What time is the concert?
2. He’s the fastest man in the world.
3. You’re not just eating the salad are you?