HOLISTIC GRAMMAR – part 3

TASK 2: ASPECT If the present tense refers to a what the speaker sees as current reality, and the past tense refers to remote situations, the aspects help us express how we see the relationship between the verb and its context: What does the PERFECT express? Have you ever been to Canada? I’m hungry –…

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Idioms

“It’s raining cats and dogs!”  Idioms like these may sound rather odd when translated into other languages!  However the same is true when the translation is done from other languages into English.  Click on the picture for an article with some funny examples!

 

Winter in Brighton – Brrr – Can’t wait for summer!

Here are two articles form local paper The Argus.  The first is a warning of very cold temperatures, and involves a lot of weather vocabulary and collocations.  The second shows beauty created by  those very same  cold temperatures.

http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/11767309.Brace_yourself_for_more_cold_weather_as_Public_Health_England_issue_alert_for_Sussex/

http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/11766928.Moon_halo__Did_anyone_see_this_spectacular_sight_over_Sussex_last_night_/?ref=mac