Past Simple: Grammar Practice for St Patrick’s Day

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This week the Central School blog will focus on the past simple tense. It will also give you a look into the life of Saint Patrick.

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Talking about the future

Central School of English students climb a mountain

People who come to Dublin to work and study English have very busy schedules and can often feel that they are completely swamped with all the work and study commitments that they have.

At the Central School of English we understand that no matter what line of work you are in, finding time to figure out a new language on top of maintaining a job can be very difficult indeed.

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Valentine’s Day Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Central English School students at a Valentine's Day Speed Dating event

February is a special month for many reasons. It is the shortest month of the year. We all know that February is also a very romantic month. February 14th is known worldwide as Valentines Day.

It is also the only month of the year which adds an extra day every four years. Every four years is a leap year which means that February has 29 days in some years rather that it’s usual 28 days.

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‘Will’ and ‘Going To’ Part 2: Intentions and Plans

Central School students leave no stone unturned

At the Central School of English we can see how dedicated our students are in their desire to speak English fluently and this blows us away! We understand that it can be difficult sometimes but we want you to know that we are always here to help you so if you have any grammar questions that you would like help with, please be sure to ask one of our expert and fully qualified English teachers!

As you know our English classes are in the morning, afternoon and evening so if you are an FCE, CAE or Callan Method student studying English with us in the centre of Dublin make sure to approach us with any questions you might have.

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‘Will’ and ‘Going To’ futures: For making predictions

Pablo prepares to predict the weather

Sometimes English grammar can be tough! Occasionally, you may think: ‘I just can’t make head or tail of it!’

Grammar can leave students pulling their hair out! Students often ask: ‘Why do you have so many grammatical tenses? In my language we do not have so many tenses!’

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