'How come' is used a lot in conversation and friendlier styles of writing: - "I decided not to take that job." - "Really? How come?" - "How come you aren't going out tonight?" - "I won't be able to come tomorrow, sorry." - "Oh no, how come?" - "So how come he got the job and not me?" As you might be able to guess, how come is used to ask why or how something … [Read more...] about “So How Come You Have Two Cars?” – English Expression
How to make quicker progress in learning English..? If you're studying at an ELICOS school in Australia, this might be helpful for you. Isabella* was a new student in class, speaking in Italian to her friend when I walked in. "I really need to improve, teacher," she said as she introduced herself to me. "I want to be advanced so I can do a course in Finance in eight … [Read more...] about ELICOS Courses: How To Get Make Quicker Progress?
I've started a new edition of my Speaking Exam Phrasebook, and instead of posting it all at once, at first I'll post it in instalments. Watch this space for the final version ;) Today - some phrases you can use in various Speaking Exams such as IELTS or the Cambridge First or Advanced papers. It's designed as something you can slowly go through while you're on the bus or … [Read more...] about Speaking Exam Phrasebook – Giving Your Opinion
Are you looking for conversation materials on books and reading for your English learners? Here's the latest worksheets which I'm uploading today - they're suitable for Intermediate+ level learners. I haven't added any teacher's notes, but essentially these three pages could be used over 2 lessons to talk about books and reading, either as stand-alone discussion sheets or to … [Read more...] about Talking Books – Materials For Teachers
Although most articles on Get Into English are aimed towards learners of English, I also have some materials to publish for teachers. It means I'll eventually open up two sections on the site, but in the meantime I'll post articles and resources here. Today we've got conversation questions on the topic of films & movies. The conversation questions are dividend up as … [Read more...] about Film Conversation Questions – For Teachers