GRAMMAR: How to use modals of deduction and speculation

source: BBC Learning English     2015年8月11日
Learn about using modal verbs when we're talking about things we think are possible or true both in the present and in the past.

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Band 6 IELTS Model Essay - IELTS Writing Lesson

source: Oxford Online English      2017年12月5日
In this video lesson, you can see a model band 6.0 IELTS essay. You'll see what the student does well and where the IELTS essay could be improved.
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This lesson will help you:
- Understand what the problems are from the model IELTS essay.
- Learn how you can improve these problems in your own IELTS essay.
- See what parts were strong in each part.
- Link what was written to the scoring of the IELTS essay.
- Understand the different areas of IELTS scoring and how the essay does well or needs improvement in those areas.
- Make your writing clear and consistent throughout your IELTS essay.
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Here is the model essay:
In Korean society, people believe that there is a strong correlation between salary and the importance of work. However, over the past decades, some works with great importance have been undervalued than others. This is because demand is the criteria which decides the value of works.

The importance of works has limited influence on deciding salary. The word ‘importance’ is highly subjective and there is no way to measure the significance of a work precisely. Therefore, comparing one job to another by their importance is impossible and has significant flaws in it. For instance, nurses and company bosses are equally important to our society and there is no solid answer for which occupation is more important. That is why economy professors at Hanyang University claimed that demand decides how much money people get paid.

Demands on job markets is the key criteria that have immense impact on people’s salary. In the market theory, the price of a product is decided by its demand. The same mechanism can be applied to job markets. Demand for the professionals with unique skill sets and work experiences will be much higher than others and this will increase the value of the workers and their salaries. That is why famous stars and international company CEO are paid much more than others.

People’s salaries are decided by demands in job markets not by the importance of works. Certain workers such as doctors and nurses are undervalued because the demand for the occupation is not high.

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Top 10 Must-Know Vocabulary for the Restaurant in English

source: Learn English with    2017年12月8日
In this lesson, you'll learn Top 10 Must-Know Vocabulary for the Restaurant that are used every day in USA.
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CNN 10 January 9, 2018 with English Subtitles

source: Mathew Smith        2018年1月8日
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From Monkeys to Potatoes: Kids Explain Common But Strange Expressions

source: VOA Learning English        2017年12月1日
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Let's Use the 1st Conditional | Fun English Grammar Lesson

source: Interactive English     2017年10月28日
In English, we use "if" statements ALL THE TIME. We use them in everyday conversation and also in our writing. Therefore, it's very important we learn how to correctly use these sentences.

In this lesson, we'll teach you the 1st Conditional. We're going to tell you how to use it, when to use it, and give you many different examples for you to sink your teeth into. By the end, you're sure to be an expert on the 1st Conditional. (Money Back Guarantee)

Finally, make sure you practice using the 1st Conditional by writing a sentence in the comments. Go ahead. Don't be shy! For additional practice, follow us on social media. It’s FREE!

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The + Adjective

source: Practice English with Paul       2015年12月15日

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[POSTCARD FROM THE STATES] A typically American experience: A drive-in

source: Speak English with Christina      2017年8月14日
Who's hungry? Come with me to an American drive-in! A typically American fast food place!
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Speak English like a Native: Contracting Common Nouns

source: Gerry English Expressions     2016年12月22日
Native English-speakers use contractions 80-95% the time. Gerry also explains that they even contract common nouns with auxiliary verbs. Watch, and speak more like a native-speaker!
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CHRISTMAS words and traditions

source: Crown Academy of English       2017年12月11日
In this lesson you will learn:
- Different types of Christmas decorations including trees, tinsel, fairy lights, baubels and holly.
- The tradition of kissing under the mistletoe
- Traditional Christmas music and some examples of carols.
- What are Christmas crackers and how do you use them?
- The story of Christmas. I explain the birth of Jesus in a stable in Bethlehem with images of the crèche (nativity scene)
- When is Christmas? I show you a calendar with the dates of Christmas eve, Christmas day and boxing day.

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Using Complex Transitive Verbs

source: Englishing   2017年12月10日
Verbs can be transitive, intransitive, ditransitive, verbs that could also appear with prepositional phrases as their complement, there can be phrasal verbs, and finally there can be complex transitive ones. These ones look like they have two objects but they actually act differently from ditransitive ones.
This lesson is intended for intermediate students who wish to improve their English grammar, and for those above levels who wish to clear up doubts about this topic.

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5 Phrasal Verbs with BLOW!

source: mmmEnglish    2017年12月11日
To learn more about phrasal verbs:
Phrasal verbs are a tricky!!
Often, one phrasal verb can have more than one meaning.
Often they are idiomatic, so the meaning is not obvious.
Not every phrasal verb follows the same rules - some are transitive, some are intransitive, some are separable or inseparable, or both!
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Phrasal verbs in this lesson:
- Blow off
- Blow out
- Blow up
- Blow apart
- Blow away

English Conversation Study

source: Rachel's English      2017年12月5日
Study interesting pronunciations and vocabulary words in this real English conversation video as I hike a beautiful mountain in Colorado. See how Americans reduce words in natural conversation to improve listening comprehension and to sound more natural yourself!
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Speak CORRECT English - Grammar, Vocabulary, Usage, etc. - LIVE REPLAY 1...

source: Learn English Lab        2017年12月13日
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IELTS Listening test 30.11.2017 with ANSWERS | BEST TEST - 2017

source: Official IELTS Listening test     2017年11月29日
IELTS ACADEMIC band 9 material.
The IELTS Listening test will take about 30 minutes, and you will have an extra 10 minutes to transfer your answers to the answer sheet.
The four parts of this practice Listening test are presented over four separate web pages. Make sure you move swiftly from one page to the next so that your practice is as realistic as possible.
Download the question paper and blank answer sheet before you start, and write your answers on the question paper while you are listening. Use a pencil.
Listen to the instructions for each section of the test carefully. Answer all of the questions.
There are 40 questions altogether. Each question carries one mark.
For each part of the test, there will be time for you to look through the questions and time for you to check your answers.
When you have completed all four parts of the Listening test you will have ten minutes to copy your answers on to a separate answer sheet.
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✪ Common English Phrases 2016: Top 125 Phrases that You Must Learn to Sp...

source: Helena Daily English    2016年11月20日
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51. twenty-four/seven means “every minute of every day, all the time”
Example: You can access our web site 24/7. It’s very convenient!
52. fill in (something) means to write words in blank spaces
Example: Please fill in this form and give it to the receptionist.
53. find out (something) means to learn or discover something
Example: My mother is angry at me because she found out that I had quit my French class.
54. first of all means the very first thing
Example: First of all we prepared the garden and then we planted the seeds.
55. for good means permanently
Example: The city will close the public swimming pool for good next week.
56. for sure means without doubt, certainly, surely
Example: I will go to the movie with you for sure next week.
57. get back to (something) means to return to something
Example: I was happy to get back to my work after my holiday.
58. get into (something) means to become interested or involved in something
Example: I do not want to get into an argument with my friend. We will get into the details of the plan tomorrow.
59. get into (somewhere)means to enter somewhere
Example: My friend wants to get into a good university. I bumped my head as I was getting into the car.
60. get out of (somewhere) means to leave somewhere, to escape from somewhere
Example: I want to hurry and get out of my house.

Idioms and Phrases with Meaning and Example: Lesson 20

source: Helena Daily English     2017年4月19日
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1. To catch a bug means: To become sick with a cold or flu.
2. To get over something means: To no longer suffer the pain or
discomfort of something. This expression can also mean, "to move on, to feel better after a difficult situation”
3. To be back on your feet means: To recover from sickness, to feel heaIthy again.
4. To feel up to speed on something means: To know or have all the necessary information about something.
5. To pass away means: To die.