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You have (got) to

B2 Point 131 in the category of MODALITY is defined as: ‘you have (got) to’ to make a strong suggestion. Because the ‘have (got) to structure is found at lower levels too, it is hard to find this formally and because it requires interpretation (not obligation).  This structure is found with a great deal of […]

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could possibility

Point 103 in modality is defined as: ‘could’ to talk about possibility. This requires manual interpretation and is therefore hard to differentiate it from uses which range from c2-a2.  However, one particular formal point in both examples given on the EGP is ‘really.’ But believe me, it could be really fun… Could this really happen? […]

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BE (due) to

There are three similar points in the category of Future expressions with ‘BE’ at B2 in the English Grammar Profile. 47  ‘be due to’ and, more formally, ‘be to’ talk about things that are scheduled or expected. 53 OBLIGATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS WITH ‘BE TO’ 56 present form of ‘be’ + ‘due to’. There is also […]

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Research

My education includes: A Certificate in Education with a GPA of 6. Three of the units were in TESOL and one was in educational research. (2020) Prior to that, I have a Bachelor in Visual Arts, but also two years of a Bachelor of Education – secondary teaching. (1995) I have also completed a CELTA. […]

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Claws 7 tagging errors

24/10/2020 ,_, the_AT report_NN1 states_NN2 ._. 8/10/2020 I_PPIS1 do_VD0 running_JJ on_II the_AT treadmill_NN1 ._. 10/5/2020 (EVPB1) I_PPIS1 provided_CS21 that_CS22 yesterday_RT ._. 28/9/20 To_TO be_VBI kind_NN1 is_VBZ more_RGR important_JJ looking at what is more common after vvg and nn1 shows that this tagging is logical, but not correct. The_AT driving_JJ factor_NN1 for_IF the_AT global_JJ autonomous_JJ vehicles_NN2 […]

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