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Online Video Lessons #9 – Grammar and Vocabulary

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Jonathan and Danielle worked hard last week to bring you 5 more great Maltalingua lesson videos. This week we have a mix of grammar and vocabulary. The lessons are about prepositions, prefixes, ‘have’/’have got’, ‘few’/’little’ and advanced phrases for ‘too much’.

You can always find many more lesson videos on our YouTube channel. Remember to like share and subscribe!

Elementary: Prepositions of Place – English Grammar Lesson

Elementary English lesson videos on YouTube.

 

Pre-Intermediate: ‘Have’ vs ‘Have Got’ – English Grammar Lesson

Pre-Intermediate English lesson videos.

 

Intermediate: Little/Few – English Grammar Lesson

We have lots more Intermediate level videos on YouTube.

 

Upper-Intermediate: Prefixes – English Vocabulary Lesson

Check out our Upper Intermediate level playlist.

 

Advanced: Phrases to Describe ‘Too Much’ – English Vocabulary Explanation

Find all out out Advanced level lesson videos here

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Online Video Lessons #8 – Adjectives, punctuation and more

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Last week our YouTube channel reached 150 subscribers so Danielle and Jonathan wanted to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who watched, liked, shared and subscribed!

 

Now, here are this week’s English lesson videos. We have three lessons about adjectives, one about punctuation and one about present perfect vs past simple.

Elementary: Adjectives to Describe Food – English Vocabulary Explanation

More elementary lesson videos.

 

Pre-Intermediate: Describing Weather – English Vocabulary Lesson

Watch all our Pre-Intermediate English lesson videos here.

 

Intermediate: Present Perfect vs Past Simple – English Grammar Lesson

You can find all of our Intermediate level English video tutorials in this playlist.

 

Upper-Intermediate: Punctuation Revision – English Grammar Lesson

Go to our YouTube channel to watch all our our Upper Intermediate level English tutorials.

 

Advanced: Confused Adjectives – English Vocabulary Explanation

Check out our playlist of advanced level English lesson videos.

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Online Video Lessons #7 – Greetings, articles, magic and more

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Hello everyone! We have 5 great new videos this week including differences between UK and US English, and a lesson with a professional magician! You can also learn how to use English grammar articles, greet people and write formally and informally.

We love it when people like, share videos, and subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/maltalingua

Elementary: Greetings – English Functional Language Explanation

Watch all our elementary videos.

 

Pre-Intermediate: Greetings – English Functional Language Explanation

We have a lot more Pre-Intermediate level videos. You can watch them here.

 

Intermediate: Magic with Eddy – English Vocabulary Lesson

Do you want to watch more intermediate level videos? Then go to our playlist.

 

Upper-Intermediate: US vs UK – English Vocabulary Lesson

Watch all of our Upper Intermediate videos on YouTube.

 

Advanced: Writing Styles – English Vocabulary Explanation

We have a collection of advanced level videos that you can find in our playlist.

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Online English Lesson Videos #4 – Past, Future & More

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This week we have one new lesson video for each level: Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate and Advanced

Visit our YouTube channel to see  all our lesson videos: https://www.youtube.com/c/maltalingua
Remember to subscribe to the channel – you’ll see all of our videos first.

Elementary: Past Simple – English Grammar Lesson

Click here to see more elementary level videos.

 

Pre-Intermediate: Subject Pronouns – English Grammar Lesson

Watch all of our Pre-Intermediate level videos here.

 

Intermediate: Past Passive – English Grammar Lesson

Find all our Intermediate level videos here.

 

Upper-Intermediate: Future Perfect – English Grammar Lesson

View more of our Upper Intermediate level videos here.

 

Advanced: Critiquing and Reviewing – English Functional Language Lesson

Click here to see more of our Advanced level videos. 

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Online English Lesson Videos #3 – More Grammar!

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This week we’ve got 5 new English grammar lesson videos for you! Watch and learn :)

We have lots more lesson videos on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/maltalingua
Subscribe to the channel to be kept up-to-date with all our latest videos.

Elementary: Comparative Adjectives – English Grammar Lesson

Watch more Elementary level videos here.

 

Pre-Intermediate: ‘Some’ and ‘Any’ – English Grammar Lesson

Find more Pre-Intermediate level videos here.

 

Intermediate: Second Conditional – ‘Must’ and ‘Have to’-English Grammar Lesson

You can watch more of our Intermediate level videos here.

 

Upper-Intermediate: Adjective Order – English Grammar Lesson

To watch more Upper Intermediate level videos click here.

 

Advanced: Conditionals Review – ‘Wish’ and ‘If Only’ for Past Regrets – English Grammar Lesson

If you’d like to see more of our Advanced level videos, please click here.

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Rooms in a House – English Vocabulary Lesson with Quiz

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There are many rooms in a house, some houses are big and have many rooms. The most important rooms in a house are the ones we use every day. Here is a list of the name’s of the rooms we use every day:

The Kitchen

In the kitchen, people cook their food and clean their plates. Some people eat in the kitchen too.

kitchen

The Dining Room

The Dining Room is where people eat, where families and friends enjoy their food together.

dining room

The Living Room

In the living room, people watch TV and have fun with their family and friends. Some people read in the living room and some others sleep in the living room.

living room

The Bathroom

In the bathroom people have a shower or a bath to get clean, people use the toilet and wash their hands.

bathroom

The Bedroom

In the bedroom people go to bed, they sleep at night and wake up in the morning. Some people dream at night but some others can’t remember their dreams.

bedroom

The Garage

The Garage is where people keep their cars and store extra things that do not fit in the house.

garage

The Laundry Room

In the Laundry Room, we wash our clothes to make them clean, we dry are clothes and we iron our clothes to make them look nice.

photo of a laundry room

The Study

This is the room where people read, research and study for important exams or lessons.

photo of a study

Read the questions below and type the correct room.

1.

Where do you cook your food? In the ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________.

2.

Where do you sleep at night? In the ___________________.

3.

Where do you eat with family or friends? In the ______________.

4.

Where do you read important information? In the _______________.

5.

Where do you wash your hair? In the __________________.

6.

Where do you iron your clothes? In the ____________________.

7.

Where do you park your car? In the __________________.

8.

Where do you watch TV? In the ________________.


 

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Indirect Questions – English lesson with quiz

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Read the following text:

Receptionist

Hello, Maltalingua School of English. How may I help you?

Customer

Hello, yes. I wonder if you could give me some information about your afternoon lessons.

Receptionist

Yes of course.

Customer

I’d like to know what the lesson times are for the afternoon lessons.

Receptionist

Our afternoon intensive lessons begin at 1:30PM and finish at 3:00PM.

Customer

Could you tell me the maximum number of students per class?

Receptionist

The maximum number of students per class is twelve students.

Customer

Twelve students! That’s great! I’ll have lots of people to speak to. Do you know if the teacher is from England?

Receptionist

We have teachers from all over the world. They’re all qualified and they all speak very clearly.

Customer

That sounds good. Do you think you could tell me when the next course begins?

Receptionist

We have a new course starting every week. Would you like to book a starting date?

Look at the indirect questions used to make polite requests:

You can use indirect questions when you are making polite enquiries. Direct questions can sometimes sound impolite.

Begin indirect questions with introduction + (‘if’ or question word) + indirect question.

Do you know if he wants to go direct?

Here are some common introductions to indirect questions:

I wonder…

I’d like to know…

Could you tell me…?

Do you think you could tell me…?

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Prepositions of Time – English Grammar Lesson with Quiz

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When is your birthday? It’s in March.

What time do you work? I start at 6 o’clock.

When is jack’s party? It’s on Friday.

We use prepositions of time to talk about time and to describe when something happened. In English there are different ways to talk about time for example;

Diagram explaining how to use the prepositions of time, in, on and at, in the English language.

IN + months, years, the morning/afternoon/evening

in March, in the morning

ON + days, dates

on Monday, on 16th January

AT + time of day, night

at four o’clock, at night

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Second conditional – English grammar lesson and quiz

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Let’s have a look at the form and meaning of the second conditional:

Form:

if + past tense + would + (without ‘to’)

If

Future condition

Future result

If

past tense

would + infinitive (without “to”)

If

I won the lottery,

I would buy a car.

If

James became rich,

she would marry him.

If

it snowed next July,

would you be surprised?

If

you came in the summer,

you could stay with us.

If

you came in the summer,

you might even get your own room.

If

she bought the villa,

she should build a swimming pool in it.

 

Future result

if

Future condition

would + infinitive (without ‘to’)

if

past tense

I would buy a car

if

I won the lottery.

She would marry him

if

he became rich.

Would you be surprised

if

it snowed next July?

You could stay with us

if

you came in the summer.

You might even get your own room

if

you came in the summer.

She should build a swimming pool in the villa

if

she bought it.

 

Note: Sometimes, we change would with should, could, or might.

 

Meaning:

We use the second conditional to express an unlikely connection between one imaginary event (if + past tense) and another imaginary event (would + infinitive [without ‘to’]). This conditional is known as the ‘hypothetical’ conditional, because it is used to talk about ‘impossible’ situations in the future. Therefore, we are using a past tense to speak about the future condition, and the would + infinitive (without ‘to’) to speak about the future result.

Use the following exercises to test yourself.

 

example – 1+2) If I were (be) you, I would get  (get) a new job. 

3+4) If he ______________  (be) younger, he ______________  (travel) more. 

5+6) If we ______________  (not/be) friends, I ______________  (be) angry with you. 

7+8) If I ______________  (have) enough money, I ______________  (buy) a big house. 

9+10) If she ______________  (not/be) always so late, she ______________  (be) promoted. 

11+12) If we ______________  (win) the lottery, we ______________  (travel) the world. 

13+14) If you ______________  (have) a better job, we ______________  (be) able to buy a new car. 

15+16) If I ______________  (speak) perfect English, I ______________  (have) a good job. 

17+18) If we ______________  (live) in Mexico, I ______________  (speak) Spanish.

19+20) If she ______________  (pass) the exam, she ______________  (be) able to enter university.

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English Grammar – Useful expressions – Giving directions

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Go straight on

Take the second right

   

Turn right into East Street

Go past the shop

   

It’s on the right

Turn left into West Street

   

It’s on the left

Go down South Street until the end

Map Paul 

 

Choose the correct direction to get from Forrest Road to St. Leonard’s Street.

You are at the beginning of Forrest Road.

1. ______________ Forrest Road.

Correct
Incorrect

2. ______________ Bristo Place.

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Incorrect

3. ______________ Forrest Road until the end.

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4. ______________ into Lauriston Place (think about where you are looking!).

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5. ______________ and ______________ into Potterrow.

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6. ______________ until you arrive at E Crosscauseway. It’s the second left.

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7. ______________ until the end.

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You are at St. Leonard’s Street.

 

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