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Both, Either, Neither, Nor and So

|[pic][pic][pic][pic][pic]Expression |Example |
|both … and … |I like both cats and dogs. |
|so |Jane likes cats. So do I. |
|not … either |Jane doesn't like cats.I don't like cats either. |
|either … or … |Jane either has a cat or a dog. |
|neither/nor |Jane doesn't like cats. Neither do I./Nor do I. |
|neither … nor … |I like neither cats nor dogs. |

Principio del formulario
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Exercise

Find out whysome parents think that their teenage sons or daughters have a lot in common with cats. (Don't take it too seriously, though.) ;o)

1. [pic]cats [pic]teenagers turn their heads when you call them.
2. You would hardly ever see a cat walking outside of the house with its master. [pic]would you see a teenager in public with his or her parents very often.
3. A cat doesn't share your taste in music. Ateenager doesn't [pic]
4. [pic]cats [pic]teenagers can lie on the sofa for hours on end without moving.
5. Cats expect you to prepare the food for them. [pic]do teenagers.
6. If you tell a joke, [pic]your cat [pic]your teen will laugh about it.
7. If you make a sudden move in their direction, [pic]cats [pic]teenagers get frightened.
8. Cats do not improve your furniture. Teenagers don't[pic]
9. Cats roam outside and often come home very late at night. [pic]do teenagers.
10. Conclusion: no matter if you [pic]have a cat [pic]a teenager at home - it's all the
Final del formulario

Exercise on »since« and »for« Level: lower intermediate[pic]
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Principio del formulario
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- since - if the starting point is given (two o'clock, last Friday, 1998)- for - if the period of time is given (twenty minutes, two days, one year)

Decide whether to use »since« or »for«.

1. I have been waiting [pic]4 o'clock.
2. Sue has only been waiting [pic]20 minutes.
3. Tim and Tina have been learning English [pic]six years.
4. Fred and Frida have been learning French [pic]1998.
5. Joe and Josephine have been going out together [pic]Valentine's Day.6. I haven't been on holiday [pic]last July.
7. Mary has been saving her money [pic]many years.
8. I haven't eaten anything [pic]breakfast.
9. You have been watching TV [pic]hours.
10. We have been living here [pic]2 months.
Final del formulario

Exercise on »since« and »for« Level: lower intermediate[pic]
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Principio del formulario
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- since - ifthe starting point is given (two o'clock, last Friday, 1998)
- for - if the period of time is given (twenty minutes, two days, one year)

Decide whether to use »since« or »for«.

1. I have been waiting [pic]4 o'clock.
2. Sue has only been waiting [pic]20 minutes.
3. Tim and Tina have been learning English [pic]six years.
4. Fred and Frida have been learning French [pic]1998.
5. Joe andJosephine have been going out together [pic]Valentine's Day.
6. I haven't been on holiday [pic]last July.
7. Mary has been saving her money [pic]many years.
8. I haven't eaten anything [pic]breakfast.
9. You have been watching TV [pic]hours.
10. We have been living here [pic]2 months.
Final del formulario

A Little / A Few

[pic][pic][pic][pic][pic]Exercises on A Little and A Few

Theexpressions a little and a few mean some.

• If a noun is in singular, we use a little
Example:
a little money
• If a noun is in plural, we use a few
Example:
a few friends

Countable / Uncountable Nouns

In connection with a little / a few people often speak of countable nouns and uncountable nouns.

Countable nouns have a singular and a plural form. In plural,...
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