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22 sept. 2011

Review: make or do?

It's a funny game. You bet (apostar) 10, 20 or 50 euros. Decide which verbs goes with the given word: MAKE or DO?
Game

Enjoy English irregular verbs!

Irregular verbs are very important. Here you are a web page to practice for the exams.

Click here: Test yourself!

Game I (past simple) : here 
Game II (past participle): here

Remember: Don't forget to learn the meaning too!

21 sept. 2011

Make or do?

Verb collocations: make or do?
Both verbs mean the same "hacer" although DO is used to talk about actions done in general and MAKE is used to refer to build. So, some synonyms for "do" can be carry out / execute / complete / perform and some synonyms for "make" can be build / create / manufacture / produce / fabricate.
There is NO rule so you need to learn them by heart. Here there is a list, translate the expressions if necessary.
Make or do?

Now it's time to practice a bit!
exercise 1
exercise 2
exercise 3         
exercise 4
exercise 5

oxford bachillerato web page

If you want to practice at home, here you are a good link:
http://www.oxfordbachillerato.es/Students/

Create a username and password.