1. red 2. kiss 3. heart 4. bee 5. never 6. passion 7. Cupid 8. pink 9. date 10. joy 11. night 12. gift 13. hug
1. February 2. Cupid 3. love 4. romance 5. kiss 6. girlfriend 7. poem 8. romantic 9. like 10. rose 11. lover 12. ring 13. date 14. red 15. dart 16. happy 17. chocolate 18. friendship 19. passion 20. beloved 21. gift 22. fourteenth 23. sweetheart 24. heart 25. card 26. valentine 27. admirer 28. candy 29. boyfriend 30. flowers 31. marry 32. lips 33. honey 34. darling 35. angel 36. balloons 37. crush 38. mine 39. arrow 40. bow
Valentine’s day is just around the corner. It’s celebrated every year on February 14th. Practice Valentine’s day vocabulary with this collection of 4 worksheets and puzzles.
You probably learned “How are you?” and “I’m fine, thank you. And you?” in textbooks before, but native English speakers answer it in a different way. Unfortunately, replying to this question with “I’m fine” can still be found in many English textbooks. It’s not the natural way to greet someone and actually may be rude or negative.
Here are some other phrases that you can use instead of “I’m fine”
How are you?
Now, let’s look at some different ways to ask how someone is. These ways are much more common.
Hey, how’s it going?
How do you do? / Howdy? (informal)
How are you doing? / How ya doing? (informal)
How have you been? / How’ve you been?
Category: VERB TENSES
THE FORMS OF PRESENT CONTINUOUS / PROGRESSIVE
Affirmative: (am/is/are) + [VERB + ing]
Negative: (am/is/are) + not + [VERB + ing]
Interrogative: (am/is/are) + SUBJECT + [VERB + ing]
You can add a question word (what, where, who, why, etc.) before the verb to be (am, is, or are) to ask for more information.
Spelling rules for [VERB + ing]
Here are the spelling rules:
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Generally, if you use the same subject pronoun in a compound sentence, you don’t need to mention it again unless the subject pronoun or the tense change.
We always use a pronoun after the verbs “hope” and “think”:
We always use a pronoun after “because”, “but” and “so”:
1. She laughed and cried.
2. I am tired, so I decided to stay in bed all day.
4. I can play soccer, but I don't play very well.
5. I got up late because I was very tired.
6. I think I will do my homework.
7. I hope I will see you later.
9. She missed the train because her watch stopped, and she had to get a taxi home.
When a noun is not preceded by a definite article (the) or indefinite article (a, an), we use zero article.
THE USE OF NO ARTICLE
1) We use no article with proper names
2) We use no article with uncountable nouns when we are referring in general
3) We use no article with plural countable nouns when we are referring in general
4) We use no article with the names of language
5) We use no article with the names of meals
6) We use no article with the names of games or sport
7) We use no article with the names of days, months, seasons, holidays and parts of the day
There are some exceptions with the parts of the day: in the morning / afternoon / evening.
8) We use no article with the names of continents, countries, cities, towns, streets, single lakes and single mountains
There are some exceptions: The US (The United States), The UK (The United Kingdom), The Philippines, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic, etc.
9) We use no article with routine places
10) We use no article with means of transport (in expression with by)
11) We use no article in exclamations with what + uncountable noun
12) We use no article with academic subjects
13) We use no article with names of companies
14) We use no article with names of universities
15) We use no article with noun + number
16) We use no article with year
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