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Apr 14Thinking about buying a bicycle in Dublin ?

Posted In: Hidden Dublin, Horner School News

ROTHAR BICYCLE RECYCLING SHOP LOCATED ON FADE STREET DUBLIN 2 Rothar takes old bikes and recycles them into working machines sometimes by mending them sometimes by completely rebuilding them. Rothar provides training and job opportunities for young people in the…

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Apr 2Have Something Done

Posted In: English Language Club

Have Something Done   In a previous post we looked at some standard passive structures. We saw that usually in a passive structure, the person who does the action is not mentioned. In this post we will look at two…

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Mar 18Expressing Obligation

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Expressing Obligation By Rob Lane   In the last post, I wrote about how ability is expressed using modal verbs and phrases. In this article, I will give an overview obligation. Obligation may be described as pressure on a person…

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Mar 4Expressing Ability

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Expressing Ability By Rob Lane   Ability can be expressed using modal verbs and phrases.  Learners often prefer to use be able to because it is the easiest to form. As learners progress, they begin to use can, could, and…

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Feb 18Tenses for Future

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Tenses for Future by Rob Lane   There are a number of tenses used to speak about the future. Some of these are present tenses used with a future sense while others are specifically future only. Sometimes learners can be…

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Happy

Feb 10Horner School Happy Video

Posted In: Horner School News

The Horner School of English has been struck by a severe case of happiness.   Click on the link below to see some of the madness: Horner School Happy         Get in touch with Lisa at Google + to…

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Feb 4Used to

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Used to By Rob Lane In this article we will look at some structures that include used to.  Learners have difficulty with these structures, particularly to see the differences in function, and then in the application of structure.Because they are…

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Jan 21Conditionals – An Overview

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Conditionals – An Overview   By Rob Lane     Hello and welcome to this week’s article. In this article, we will look at the conditionals in English. We will see five conditionals: zero, first, second, third and mixed. A…

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Jan 7Indirect Questions – Being Polite

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Indirect Questions – Being Polite by Rob Lane   Question formation is sometimes difficult for students and some questions require particular structures. In this article I will focus on questions which begin with phrases such as could you tell me….

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Dec 17Passive or Active?

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Passive or Active? By Rob Lane   This article focuses on general or standard passive structures. As masters of our own languages, we often use active and passive structures without thinking or understanding why. If you think passive is difficult,…

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