Could is a modal verb. Modal verbs are common in English. Modals are used before other verbs to express ideas such as ability, possibility, certainty, necessity, or permission. A modal verb is an auxiliary verb. It is a helping verb. It can’t be used by itself in sentence. It must be used before another verb. […]
Halloween is a community event. It’s a combination of an ancient pagan festival from northern Europe and a religious holiday created by Christians in ancient Rome, but its name comes from Scotland. Now it’s a day when children wear costumes and get free candy! On October 31, kids put on costumes and go door-to-door […]
Do you know someone who is always late? It is important to be on time in English-speaking countries! On time is the opposite of late. It means arriving or departing at the correct time, not early and not late. If you agree to meet someone at 9am, you must be there at 9am. If a […]
Listen to a story about how each podcast episode is created! You’ll also learn how to say and hear the reduced form of the preposition “for” in fast, natural spoken English.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are famous American actors. They were called “Brangelina” in newspapers, magazines, and on TV. They started dating 12 years ago, and they have been married for 2 years. On September 20, 2016, Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt. It is always sad when a relationship ends, but this […]