Archive for the ‘English for children’ Category

Giving advice

February 19th, 2015 in English for children

Use If I were you… to say what you would do under the given circumstances. After if I were you…, use would + infinitive.

  • If I were you, I would accept that job.

Talking about family relationships

February 8th, 2015 in English for children

Here are a few expressions you can use to talk about your family and relationships.

Brothers and sisters

To ask if somebody has a brother or sister, you can use a structure with have got or do you have.

Expressing opinions

February 1st, 2015 in English for children

To express your opinions, use an expression like I think … or I guess …

I think she is making a mistake.

I think that was a stupid thing to do.

Is, am, are (beginner level)

January 14th, 2015 in English for children

When we are talking about a singular noun or pronoun, we use is.

If the noun or pronoun is plural, we use are. With the pronoun I, we use am. With the pronoun you, we use are.

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?