Grammar

have not vs do not have

Have not VERSUS Do not Have: What’s the Difference?

Have you ever wondered what the difference between HAVE NOT and DO NOT HAVE was? Do you think you’ve ever confused the two and made a mistake while using English? If you have made the mistake of confusing the two, you’re not alone! In today’s American English lesson, let’s review have not VS do not…

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60 second saturday English lessons

Best of 60 Second Saturday

60 Second Saturday was born on my Instagram, with the exciting addition of extended 60-second video lengths last year. I was on a mission to teach mini-lessons every week, giving my learners a helpful resource they could easily and conveniently add to their study routine. After a year of doing 60 Second Saturdays on Instagram,…

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object and subject questions in English

Object VS Subject Questions in English

If you’ve been following English Outside the Box the past couple of weeks, you have been reviewing a lot of information about questions. We’ve talked about the basic structure of questions, embedded and indirect questions, and maybe you have wondered about the difference between object and subject questions in English. So, to close “question month”, let’s compare…

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indirect questions in English

Using Indirect Questions in English

Is there a difference between sentences and questions that you need to know when changing direct speech into indirect/reported speech? Although we’ve already reviewed necessary rules for indirect speech on this blog, including required time tense changes, I haven’t yet taught the specifics related to indirect questions. Because it’s “question month” for the rest of July, I want…

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embedded questions in english

How to Use Embedded Questions in English

I am not sure if you’ve studied embedded questions in English before. Can you tell me in the comments what confusions you have about embedded questions? I am wondering how much you have studied them… I also hope that you realized this lesson has already begun and includes 3 examples of embedded questions above. Do you…

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