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Jul 16Future Continuous

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Future Continuous by Rob Lane   In a previous article we saw that four key tenses are used for future: present simple for schedules, future simple (will) for reactions or new decisions, going to when you have intention, and present…

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Robert (Teacher Horner School)

Jul 2Phrasal Verbs – An Introduction

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Phrasal Verbs – An Introduction By Rob Lane Phrasal verbs are often frightening for learners. While they are commonly used by native speakers, learners have difficulty understanding and using them. A phrasal verb is a verb comprised of a verb…

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Jun 27FANTASTIC SOCIAL PROGRAMME SUMMER 2014

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We are organising a fantastic social programme of activities and trips this coming July and August 2014.   Students will have great opportunities to make life long friends and experience the best of Dublin and Ireland.   Weekly activities include…

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Jun 12Inversion with Negative Adverbials

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Inversion with Negative Adverbials By Rob Lane   Negative adverbials are words or phrases used to be restrictive, emphatic, or dramatic. They are used at the beginning of sentences and require one to invert the following subject and verb. Only…

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May 27

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Some and Any, Much and Many By Rob Lane   The differences between some and any, and also, much, many, and a lot, often cause difficulties for learners. These are examples of quantifiers. Although the rules are not complicated, there…

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May 8Wish and If Only

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Wish & If Only By Rob Lane In an earlier post, we looked at the second conditional and saw that it is formed by using past simple in the conditional clause. This conditional is used for hypothetical ideas in present…

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The Old Library at Trinity College Dublin

May 6Great Places to Visit in Dublin (Part 2)

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Trinity College Dublin, only 12 minutes walk from the Horner School, was founded in 1594, under the reign of Elizabeth I and is Ireland’s oldest university. Famous students here have included scientists like Ernest Walton (Nobel prize-winner who split the atom),…

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Guinness Storehouse

Apr 30Great Places to Visit in Dublin (Part 1)

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Dublin Zoo, in Phoenix Park, is the second-most popular visitor attraction in Dublin (only the Guinness Storehouse gets more visitors each year). The zoo was established in 1831, making it one of the oldest in the world. It has changed a…

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Robert (Teacher Horner School)

Apr 24Comparison with Adjectives

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Comparison with Adjectives by Rob Lane   In this article, we will look at some of the simple forms used for comparison. These patterns are rigid and learners must respect the pattern to avoid typical mistakes. Firstly, we will look…

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