Language Matters



In this section of The ELT Notebook we look at areas of grammar, lexis, phonology and discourse which often confuse teachers. 

Prepositional Verbs and Verbs Followed by a Prepositional Phrase : What's the Difference?
Used to Do and Be Used to Doing
On Contractions : Part One
On Contractions : Part Two
They, Them, and Their : Singular or Plural
Identifying People
Getting to Grips with Get
Have Got : Part One
Have Got : Part Two
Even If and Even Though
Understanding Will
Will and Be Going to : What's the Difference?
There is and There are
Possessive, compound nouns, or "of" plus noun phrase?


And don't forget that in the ELT Glossary there are a lot more explanations of commonly used terms. See : 

Terms connected with phonology
Terms connected with lexis
Terms connected with grammar
Terms connected with discourse



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