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Pre-Intermediate April – June Grammar Revision

Here are some of the major grammar points you've been working on this term. Click on the links and get some extra practice done before the exam! Present Perfect + For or Since Used to Present Simple Passive The Passive Too much, too many

Intermediate April – June Grammar Revision

Here are some of the major grammar points you've been working on this term. Click on the links and get some extra practice done before the exam! Gerunds and Infinitives Indirect Questions Passive Structures Question Tags Third Conditional

Upper Intermediate April – June Grammar Revision

Here are some of the major grammar points you've been working on this term. Click on the links and get some extra practice done before the exam! Used to, be used to, get used to Reporting Verbs Articles The Causative - have something done I wish / If only Relative Clauses Relative

Hibernian 1 – Hearts 5

This time there are no photos, videos or songs. We lost the Scottish Cup final, and we lost badly. It could hardly be worse. We lost two early goals. Our defence was a comedy. We lost a penalty (that wasn't a penalty) and had a player sent

Humble Hibernian, Background Barça – part 4

Okay sorry, this isn’t about Barça. It’s about their greatest rivals, Real Madrid. I think you’ll like it. Hibs v Real Madrid, Easter Road, October 7th, 1964. In theory, a ‘friendly’ game. To give you some context to this game I’m going to tell you how amazing

Extra Grammar Practice / Revision for 5A

Janet's created loads of extra grammar for upper intermediate (5A) for the blog this week. Click on the links below:   Clauses of purpose and contrast The passive with have - (have something done) Relative clauses

Humble Hibernian, Bully Barça – part 3

The second game at Easter Road stadium was a classic European night. 45,000 people were there to watch. Joe Baker scored first to put Hibs in the lead. Martinez and Koscis scored to make it 1-2 at half-time for Barcelona. In the second half Hibs scored

Being A Daddy by Simon Ferguson

On the 16th of February 2012, at twenty to five in the afternoon, my baby daughter Lucy was born.   As you will know, there is a nine month preparation period. It is curious, but you spend most of the time fussing about whether you are

Humble Hibernian, Brilliant Barça – part 2

Hibernian played Barcelona in 1960 / 61. Just before they played Hibs, Barcelona had drawn 2-2 with Real Madrid in El Bernabéu. Then Barça won 2-1 in the Nou Camp in the second game, but that was in the European Cup, today’s Champions League. That year,

Hibs Latest – The Good News Update!

On Saturday 14th April, Hibs beat Aberdeen 2-1 in the Scottish Cup semi-final.           Check the celebration here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPLXLxKO9Ho The song is ‘Sunshine on Leith’ by The Proclaimers, famous for songs in the Shrek movies. Leith is the area of Edinburgh where the Hibs stadium is. On Sunday 15th April,

Extra Grammar/Revision

We've put even more grammar on the blog this week. Click on the links below:     Articles 5A Question Tags 4A Gerunds and Infinitives 4A Passives 4A Used To 3A Must, Mustn't or Don't have to 3T

House Vocabulary Crossword

Niall has written two crosswords to test your knowledge of vocabulary related to houses and homes. Click on the link below to have a go:   House Vocabulary Crossword  

Extra Practice / Revision

We've put loads of extra grammar on the blog this week. Click on the links below:     Determiners Indirect Questions Quantifiers So do I / Neither do I etc Third Conditional Too much, too many, enough Will or Going to