3 posts by Eldridge Carl

The IN-ON-AT Pyramid: Does size matter?

In, on, and at are very useful for talking about time and place. And although they are very simple words, they are often challenging for English learners. Some languages have very different ways of describing time ...

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past-present-future- traditional tenses written on a blackboard - the old warped view of tenses - in jumbled order. This traditional way of looking at English tenses is confusing!

Do we really say, “Tomorrow will be Friday”?

Tomorrow will be Friday. It’s a simple English sentence. Sentences like this are very common in English language teaching, but is this something a native English speaker would typically say?   Early in a ...

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The day after tomorrow

I often thought it was strange that many students come up with these long and complex sentences such as “I will go to the beach the day after tomorrow”, when they could have just said “I’m going to the beach on ...

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