Grammar Review 1: Present Continuous

The present continuous talks about something happening now. This tense also exists in several other languages, such as Spanish and Portuguese. In English, the present continuous is formed by using a subject (a noun or a pronoun) + the agreeing form of the verb to be (conjugated in the present simple) + a verb endingContinue reading “Grammar Review 1: Present Continuous”

On vs In When Talking About Locations

This is a very common mistake students make when talking about locations in English. In my experience, students whose first language is Portuguese tend to make this mistake more often than others. I would say that the reason for this is that in Portuguese, in some situations, the same word can be used to meanContinue reading “On vs In When Talking About Locations”