Category: A1

WILL (future simple)

In this post, we cover the hard-to-distinguish proficiency levels when using the future simple ‘will’.  Note that some of these overlap with ‘shall’ but we are not focussed on that here.  We also are not covering ‘will’ and something that is easier to formally differentiate the grammar point.  These points are doubled up on Future […]

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like | want TO infinitive

Point 6 in VERBS/patterns is defined as: limited range of verbs followed by a ‘to’- infinitive. iWeb search for like|want to _VVI 1 WANT TO MAKE 269952 PELIC STUDENTS: Chinese,Female,4,w I strongly recommend finding a conversation partner if you want to make your foreign language just like your native language! *Note it is very hard to find this grammar, not ‘hidden’ under higher-level grammar. 2 WANT TO GET 237967 Japanese,Female,3,w […]

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Level 2 writing texts in PELIC

It is very hard to get a corpus of elementary student texts to work with to explore what grammar and vocabulary beginners really can use.  We have collected all the level 2 writing texts from PELIC into one file and C7 tagged it.  Then put it through the ‘complexity checker’ here at EnglishGrammar.Pro and followed […]

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