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How to… use articles appropriately in English

One of the things students of the English language often find difficult to master is to use the articles a/an, the, or no article, correctly. I thought you might like to try yourself at some extra online exercises, so I selected the following links for you… http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=6420 http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=5947 http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=71 http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=567 http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=2481 I hope this extra … Continue reading

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Waiting for Christmas: making a Christmas wreath

Christmas wreaths  were born in northern Europe, from the tradition of lighting candles on round bundles decorated with evergreen that symbolized the wheel of life and rebirth. These wreaths originally contained four candles which were lit on the four Sundays before December. Three had to be purple and one had to be pink. from http://www.raftertales.com/decorate/seasonal/make-your-own-christmas-wreath/Continue reading