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Common proverbs beginning with letter A

November 15th, 2014 in English for children

Here are some common English proverbs with their meanings.

Absence makes the heart grow fonder

This proverb means that being away from somebody will make you love them even more.

Common proverbs beginning with letter B

November 9th, 2014 in English for children

Here are some common proverbs beginning with letter B.

Bad news travels fast

Used to mean that people will readily pass on rumors and bad news

Making suggestions

August 24th, 2014 in English for children

If two or more people are trying to decide what to do or buy, use We could… or Shall we…?

We could go to another store?

Asking for and giving information

August 7th, 2014 in English for children

Asking for and giving explanations

The simplest way to ask for an explanation is to use Why…?

Why do I have to fill in this form?

Getting help

June 3rd, 2014 in English for children

If you have got a problem and you need help, you can use the phrases given in this chapter.

Explaining what the problem is

Making arrangements

April 23rd, 2014 in English for children

In this lesson, we will explain some common expressions you can use to make arrangements.

To make an arrangement use, We can….

We can eat out tonight.

Present continuous tense exercise (beginner level)

February 28th, 2014 in English for children

The present continuous tense forms are made by putting be before the –ing form of the verb.

The verb be has three forms in the present tense – is, am and are.