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LoM (Nov Writing): Thinking about time, tense, time phrases & language functions

This sentence was wrong: Nowadays I am teaching science at a secondary school since 1998. “Nowadays,” sounds more informal so for a job application cover letter I would use “Currently,” Currently, I am teaching science at a secondary school. Alternative: … Continue reading

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Narratives, time & tense

One of the most common mistakes in narratives, whether written or told, happens when students mix up their presents and pasts. They’re telling a story in the past, for instance, and suddenly they find themselves using a present! Sometimes this … Continue reading

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