Obligation and Necessity (Modals) 8

A. Must / Must not + infinitive without to Must is used: 1. For strong obligation imposed by the speaker. The speaker uses must to express his/her authority. Ex: You must be here by 8 am. (manager to employee) 2. to give strong advice. Ex: It’s a great film. You really must go and see it. ...

Imperative Statements

Imperative Statements
Most imperative statements, or commands, are given in the second-person singular or plural (you). The formation of a verb as an imperative is quite simple: Remove the particle word to from the infinitive, and you have a command: Go home. Have fun. Be happy. Drive slowly.  If you change a statement to a command, the ...

Idioms of Happiness 3

Idioms of Happiness
Idioms which expresses the extreme happiness… There are many informal idioms which mean extremely happy but here are the most useful ones: – I’m over the moon. – I’m in seventh heaven – I am / feel on top of the world. – I am thrilled to bits. – I am on cloud nine. Some ...

DOs and DON’Ts (Taboos) in England

DOs and DON'Ts (Taboos) in England
Manners are Important DOs and DON’Ts (Taboos) in England DO …! DO stand in line: In England we like to form orderly queues (standing in line) and wait patiently for our turn e.g. boarding a bus. It is usual to queue when required, and expected that you will take your correct turn and not push ...

Paradox of Our Times (A Nice Power Point)

Paradox of Our Times (A Nice Power Point)
Paradox of Our Times Click on the picture to download the powerpoint! It’s an interesting and psychological text about changes of our life (Persian translation is attached) Today we have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, but less time; We have more degrees, but less common sense; more knowledge, but less judgment; We have ...

How to Have a Great Conversation? 8

How to Have a Great Conversation?
The art of conversation takes practice, and is not as hard as you might think. It will take some knowledge, practice, and patience, and you can learn to relax and enjoy a great conversation. .. . . . Steps Listen. This is the most important part of any conversation. Pay attention to what is being ...

Some Beautiful Words About Friendship 17

Some Beautiful Words About Friendship
1) Everyone hears what you say. Friends listen to what you say. Best friends listen to what you don’t say. 2) My father always used to say that when you die, if you’ve got five real friends, then you’ve had a great life. 3) Hold a true friend with both your hands. 4) A friend is ...

Different Types Of Stores & Shops 13

Different Types Of Stores & Shops
There so many Different words referring to different types of stores & shops where you can buy particular types of things… Stores that sell particular types of goods: Bookstore/clothes store/record store etc.: A store that sells one type of goods Grocery store: A store that sells food and other things used in the home Supermarket: ...

Common English Irregular Plurals Forms 3

Common English Irregular Plurals Forms
Most nouns in English are made into plural nouns by adding an ‘s’ to the singular form. If the noun ends with an s, ch, sh, or x, an ‘es ‘ is added to make the noun plural. Plural nouns that are not made plural in this way are irregular plural nouns . . Irregular ...

10 Slangs and Phrases We Use Regularly 8

10 Slangs and Phrases We Use Regularly
Idiot Idiot originally comes from the Greek word Idiotes which was used to refer to a person who was a private individual – or more specifically, one who was so preoccupied with their own personal life that they would not take part in the democratic process. In the biblical sense, the word referred to an ...