SHOULD vs SHOULD HAVE + PAST PARTICIPLE

PRESENT & FUTURE actions Use SHOULD + verb to give advice / make a suggestion / express obligation You should eat at least 5 fruit & vegetables every day. You shouldn’t go to bed late before an exam. PAST actions Use SHOULD HAVE + PAST PARTICIPLE to express regret / criticism Examples: I should have studied for my English test. … Read More

Each other / one another / ourselves

EACH OTHER & ONE ANOTHER These phrases have the same meaning and can be used interchangeably. We speak to each other every day.  / We speak to one another every day. Compare the following: Maria hurt herself. (Meaning: Maria hurt Maria) Maria hurt her. (Meaning: Maria hurt another girl). Paolo taught himself how to play the guitar. (Meaning: Paolo didn’t … Read More

Future Verb Tenses Mixed Forms

In this multiple-choice exercise, you must choose ALL the correct answers to the questions. More than one answer may be correct.

AT THE END vs IN THE END

AT the end = at a point in time IN the end = finally / a final result AT THE END We normally use AT for a time such as AT 9 o’clock or AT night.  Similarly, the phrase at the end means at the time when something ends.  The phrase at the beginning means at the time when something … Read More

Future Continuous or Future Perfect Exercise

Choose the correct Future Tense (Perfect or Continuous) to complete this exercise. Be careful! You also need to recognise the sentences which cannot use either the Future Continuous or the Future Perfect. Good luck!.