Month: April 2020

Things you shouldn’t miss…

We use “should”” to give advice, make recommendations speak about our beliefs or expectations Form = should + main verb in infinitive E.g If you are a fan of BBC drama you shouldn’t miss the new series “I may destroy you”. It begins in June. https://www.radiotimes.com/news/tv/2020-04-25/when-is-michaela-coels-bbc-drama-jan-22nd-on-tv-what-is-it-about/ If you are a reggae fan you shouldn’t miss …

Things they shouldn’t have done! (Speaking about expectations or beliefs concerning past events)

Things that should not have happened = things that happened in the past that we didn’t expect OR didn’t agree with Form = should + not + have + main verb in infinitive: e.g: The UK shouldn’t have left the EU https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/15/romanian-fruit-pickers-flown-uk-crisis-farming-sector-coronavirus E.g Trump shouldn’t have said it could be interesting for medical doctors to …

Describing a graph

Having completed an English tense review with one of my students – (don’t be alarmed, this is a predominantly spoken exercise, we don’t bury ourselves in grammar books) – we’ve now moved on to improving written skills. A key part of my student’s job is to produce reports and recommendations for customers in English. During …