Cooking and housework

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Here we’ll get to know the present perfect, use “to do” and “to make” correctly, look at phrasal verbs, irregular verbs and prepositions. The vocabulary is focused on topics like everyday tasks, your neighbourhood and chores such as cooking and buying clothes.

Everyday tasks - Lesson 9

Let’s talk about housework! Learn more useful English verbs to describe your everyday tasks around the house.

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Introduction to present perfect - Lesson 9

We’ll introduce you to your third English past tense: the present perfect tense. It represents completed actions in the past, which still have some kind of connection with or impact on the present. Get acquainted with using the verbs “to make”, “to do”, “to take”, “to go”, “to have” and “to be” in the present perfect tense.

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“To do” with “to make” - Lesson 9

The verbs “to do” and “to make” are very similar in their meaning. It can be difficult to know which one to use. We’ll practise them in context to make sure you know when to use which: “to make a complaint”, “to make a mistake”, “to make a joke”, “to do nothing”, “to do business”, “to do exercise”.

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Kitchen and cooking - Lesson 10

In this English vocabulary unit we’ll look at useful verbs and nouns you can use to describe your kitchen and talk about cooking. You’ll also learn how to use the verbs “to cook”, “to make” and “to prepare”.

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Phrasal verbs - Lesson 10

This English grammar unit is all about phrasal verbs associated with dinner: “to heat up”, “to cool down”, “to clean up”, “to wash up”, “to put away”, etc. We’ll also look at more phrasal verbs with the verb “to get” - “to get up”, “to get in”, “to get over” and “to get out”.

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Your neighbourhood - Lesson 11

Describe the neighbourhood you live in with useful nouns (neighbour, area, place, around the corner) and adjectives (friendly, spacious, lovely, noisy, polluted, boring).

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Buy clothes - Lesson 11

Learn useful words and phrases to use while clothes shopping and some typical questions you might ask or be asked at a shop.

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Irregular verbs - Lesson 11

This English grammar unit focuses on irregular verbs! We’ll look at the past simple and present perfect of irregular verbs such as “to eat”, “to send”, “to buy” and “to spend”.

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Food and eating - Lesson 12

Learn to place an order at a restaurant and discuss different food options. You’ll also be able to describe various tastes with different adjectives.

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Prepositions - Lesson 12

Let’s talk about prepositions! We’ll look at nouns that go with the prepositions “in”, “an” and “on” as well as phrases that don’t need prepositions such as “last year”, “next week” and “every day”.

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Present perfect - Lesson 12

We’ll look at the present perfect tense in a bit more detail in this English grammar unit. You’ll be able to use “since”, “for” and “how long” with the present perfect tense.

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Breakfast and dinner - Lesson 13

This English vocabulary unit introduces you to lots of words and phrases you can use to talk about the different kinds of foods you eat for breakfast and dinner. You’ll also learn some useful English verbs to use for making dinner plans.

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