Verb Combinations

Extra English this week starts off with a series of audio lessons aimed at verb combinations! Verb combinations are when you have a verb followed by another verb in a sentence.  The confusion is that most people don’t know how to adapt the verbs together, and the result is a Frankenstein sentence.  Let’s look at an […]

Still and Yet

They are not the same. Yet can be used in the following situations: With present perfect in the negative:          “I haven’t finished eating yet.” > “I am still eating.” It is also used in questions,           “Have you finished your chores yet?” With ‘to be’ in the affirmative simple present: “I am yet to buy a gift […]

Lessons Learnt

Situation 1 Bob and Paul were both given $50 000 to invest. They were presented with a portfolio made up of 6 companies. Paul Portfolio Bob $50 000 – pending investment no more available funds Company A $50 000 Company B Company C Company… Bob went ahead and put all the money in Company A, […]