6 idioms about time miniatura

  1. A stitch in time (saves nine): to make a little effort to fix something small before it gets worse

Example: Why don’t you fix the engine now before it causes more damage to the car? Remember, a stitch in time saves nine!

  1. Against the clock: in a race against time, in a hurry to finish something before a particular time

Example: Julie was racing against the clock to get her wedding preparations done before the end of the week.

  1. Like clockwork: Something that happens regularly.

Example: Every day at 6:00, he comes in here, like clockwork, for a cup of tea and a good newspaper.

ENGLISH PRACTICE 2

1. Change the direct questions into indirect questions. Use 'can you tell me', 'do you know', 'could you tell me' like in model.

Model:

Where is the tram station?   Versus Could you tell me where the tram station is V+S-> S+V

Where is the ticket booth? Versus Excuse me. Do you know if there's a ticket booth near here?

 

1. Verb Tense: Present simple

Direct Question: Are they students?                 

Answer Indirect Question: 

captura verbs and nouns with the same form

  1. decrease
  • The employment rate has decreased a lot lately.
  • Since the schools were closed we’ve noticed a decrease in the number of students attending the online classes.
  1. record
  • I won’t be able to attend the course tomorrow. Can you record it for me, please?
  • He has a long criminal record and still, he got free last week.
  1. desert
  • Many soldiers deserted last night and nobody knows how.
  • I crossed a huge area in the desert in a week.
  1. import

ENGLISH PRACTICE 1

1. Direct into indirect questions:

a) What was this city like last century?

Example: Can you tell me what this city was like last century?

b) What have they decided at the meeting?

c) Is it possible for a child to study online 10 hours a day?

d) Could you replace your sister today?

2. Noun or adjective?  

a) There was a lot of awkwardness/awkward at that election.

We worked long hours and everything was very exhaustion/exhausting.

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