Tag «present perfect»

Learn one simple rule to cover three grammar structures

By upper intermediate level, students have normally learnt the following three grammar structures involving past participle verbs (eaten, given, seen, known, taken, …): “present perfect” – e.g. I have seen that movie already. “past perfect” – e.g. Before I moved to Japan, I had studied Japanese for 2 years. “3rd conditional” – e.g. If you had told me it …

考雅思一定要用英式英語嗎?Do I need to use British English for IELTS?

According to the Guide for teachers (page 11) at ielts.org: IELTS recognises both British and American English spelling, grammar and choice of words. It also incorporates a mix of native speaker accents from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and US in the Listening component. Despite some regional differences, Australians, Americans, British, Canadians and New Zealanders …