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Living The Walking Dead

walking dead 4Hello there,

How are you today?

Watching films and TV is a very good practice to improve your English.

Nowadays the genre of TV series has reached a cinematographic level that, in some cases, is higher than Hollywood’s best films.

I love watching TV series, do you? Do you have a favorite one?

We could talk about TV series as a way to practice your English comprehension and expression, couldn’t we?

Let me tell you about one of my favorites…

I do not like zombies, but I love The Walking Dead!

To me there is a lot more to it than just a bunch of horrible zombies and the very disgusting scenes they are involved in.

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Let’s stand by the world…

Playing for changeHello,

How are you today?

To stand by is a phrasal verb

You can stand by someone which means to be loyal to someone who is in a difficult situation.

You can also stand by something and this means to continue to have a particular belief or opinion regardless of what other people may think.

So, how about if we all stand by the world and the belief that there can be peace all over…

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Is it cold, very cold, too cold or so cold?

Image courtesy of Tina Phillips  / FreeDigitalPhotos.netHello all,

How are you today?

I hope you are all fine and having a very good time…

HUMM!!!  In this sentence we have used “very good”.

Can we say “so goodortoo good?

Too”, “so” and “very” are adverbs that can be used as intensifiers and this means that they can be used before adjectives or other adverbs to intensify their meaning. It is not the same to say just “good” than to say “very good” or “so good” or “too good”.

When to use which depends on what you want to say…

Look at these examples…

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To break up

Hello all,

Today we are going to talk about the phrasal verbto break up”.

For example,

The boy is sad because his parents have broken up.

We use “to break up” to talk about relationships such as a marriage  or a partnership that come to an end. A relationship breaks up when people that once wanted to be together, now want be separated.

NOW, let me give you other examples…

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Know your….

Hello there!

Do you know the difference between your and you’re? Even though they sound the same, they mean two very different things!

Make sure you know your sh*t, and not that you’re sh*t!

WOW! Can an apostrophe make such a big difference?

Let me explain…

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Is it “FUN” or “FUNNY”?

Hello there!

The words “FUN” and “FUNNY” can be a bit confusing and always seem to give non-native English speakers trouble.

So, here are some quick examples to help you learn the difference!

FUN

It can be used as an adjective to describe activities that are enjoyable or people

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