Tips MEC

Tips MEC

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Tips para mejorar tu Ingles!

Tips for improving your English! Today our question is:

 

Sabías que las preposiciones In, on, at todas significan en?

Entonces…cuál es la diferencia?
It’s very easy! Es muy fácil!


1 in la utilizas para indicar dentro, 2 para indicar que se está en una ciudad o país, y 3 para señalar los meses.


on 1 la utilizas para indicar sobre/encima, o 2 para señalar los días de la semana.


 at 1 la utilizas para indicar lugar u 2 hora


Examples 

1 Your shoes are in the closet (dentro) Tus zapatos están en el closet
2 She is in Manizales (se está en una ciudad) Ella está en Manizalez
3 My birthday is in June (señala los meses) Mi cumpleaños es en Junio
1 The pencil is on the table (sobre/encima) El lápiz está en la mesa
2 He comes on Monday (señalar un día de la semana) El viene el Lunes


1 She is at the institute (lugar) Ella está en el Instituto  2 Please come at 6:00 (indica hora) Por favor ven a las 6:00

 

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Exercise! Ejercicio!

Now try doing these exercises infinitve ing or to

 

Ahora intenta hacer estos ejercicios "recomendamos mirar todos los tips sobre ing"

 

1. ______ English, you need to study hard
2. ______ this, you must read the manual
3. They tried _____ another game
4. _____ books helps your memory
5. I love _____ pizza
6. She enjoys ______
7. _____ soccer is good for your health
8. That plate of soup is for _____
9. They considered _____ the house
10. We prefer _____ at
11. Parks are for _____
12. Life is for _____

To speak/speaking
To understand/understanding
To play/playing
To read/reading
To eat/eating
To cook/cooking
To play/playing
To eat/eating
To buy/buyng
To study/studyng
To relax/relaxing
To enjoy/enjoying

  

 

Modern English Classes The Best Place To learn English

 

 

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Which is the correct form?

Type B tip Intermediate

Me encanta leer

I love to read
I love reading

I love reading 

Examples

I love reading
She loves speaking English
I like ridding my bike
He enjoys swimming
He prefers eating at home
They love playing chess
We love dancing in the evening

 

 

Whenever we want ot express likes, we must use ing

 

 

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Which is the correct form?

Type B tip Intermediate

Ella aconsejó esperar hasta mañana

She advised to wait until tomorrow
She advised waiting until tomorrow

She advised waiting until tomorrow

Noun + Verb + Infinitive ing

Examples

He admitted stealing the money.
She advised waiting until tomorrow.
I anticipate having a good time on vacation.
I appreciated hearing from them.
He avoided answering my question.
I can't bear waiting in long lines.

 

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Which is the correct form?

Type B tip Intermediate

Al estudiar Ingles mejoraras tus oportunidades laborales

To the study English you will improve your working opportunities

By to study English you will improve your working opportunities

By studying English you will improve your working opportunities

By + verb + ing

By studying English you will improve your working opportunities

Examples

By signing that document, you are accepting the deal

Some people learn better by doing things

By copying the book you are going against the rules of this library

By submitting yourself to your opponent, you are showing weakness

 

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Which is the correct form?

Type B tip Intermediate

El libro es para leer

The book is for to read
The book is to read
The book is for reading
   

The book is for reading

object + to be + for + infinitive ing 

This structure is used to indicate purpose, use or end, or to refer to the usefulness of an object:

Examples


The book is for reading El libro es para leer
The car is for driving El carro es para conducir
The bed is for sleeping La cama es para dormir
School is for studying La escuela es para estudiar

 

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Para hablar buen Ingles

Type B tip Intermediate

For to speak good English or…To speak good English?

 

It is important to understand that for must disappear:

Examples

Infinitive with for→para

Infinitive & for disappears

To speak with Juan we need his phone number
For to speak with Juan we need his phone number
Para hablar con Juan necesitamos su número
To understand English you need to practice a lot
For to understand English you need to practice a lot
Para aprender Ingles necesitas practicar mucho
To go to the U.S.A. you must have a visa
For to go to the U.S.A. you must have a visa
Para ir a Estados Unidos usted necesita una visa

We can conclude

In general: para trabajar, para estudiar, para comer, para decir, para empezar, para “whatever”:
Infinitive + complement
For to speak English

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Infinitive with ing…or with to?

Type B tip Intermediate

Well…it depends. Let’s check some examples starting a sentence

Examples

Infinitive starting a sentence


Learning English at Modern English Classes is fun 
To learn English at Modern English Classes is fun χ
Working with Juan Carlos has been a great experience
To work with Juan Carlos has been a great experience χ
Studying English is important
To study English is important χ
Having a baby is a great responsibility
To have a baby is a great responsibility χ

We can conclude

If we are using the infinitive at the beginning of a sentence it will most likely be with
ing

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Tips MEC

Type A tip Basic

Hello Everybody! This is J.C. García bringing you some interesting
Hola a todos! Este es J.C. García trayéndote algunos interesantes
tips for improving your English! Today our question is:
tips para mejorar tu Ingles! Hoy nuestra pregunta es:

Sabías que las preposiciones In, on, at todas significan en?

Entonces…cuál es la diferencia?
It’s very easy! Es muy fácil!

1 in la utilizas para indicar dentro, 2 para indicar que se está en una ciudad o país, y 3 para señalar los meses.


on 1 la utilizas para indicar sobre/encima, o 2 para señalar los días de la semana


at 1 la utilizas para indicar lugar u 2 hora 


Examples 

1. Your shoes are in the closet           (dentro) Tus zapatos están en el closet
2. She is in Manizales           (se está en una ciudad) Ella está en Manizalez
3. My birthday is in June           (señala los meses) Mi cumpleaños es en Junio
1. The pencil is on the table           (sobre/encima) El lápiz está en la mesa
2. He comes on Monday           (señalar un día de la semana) El viene el Lunes
1. She is at the institute           (lugar) Ella está en el Instituto


2. Please come at 6:00 (indica hora) Por favor ven a las 6:00 

Good Work!

 

Exercise! Ejercicio!

Now try doing these exercises in, on or at?


Ahora intenta hacer estos ejercicios


1. My sister is _____ Uruguay Mi Hermana está en Uruguay
2. They are _____ the house Ellos están en la casa
3. The money is ______ the table El dinero está en la mesa
4. I am ______ the institute Yo estoy en el instituto
5. Please come _____ Monday! Por favor ven el Lunes
6. They will come _____ Saturday Ellos vendrán el Sábado
7. My birthday is ______ September Mi cumpleaños es en Septiembre
8. She will come ______ 4:00 Ella vendrá a las 4:00
9. They come _____ 10:00 in the morning Ellos viene a las 10 de la mañana
10. I have a sharpener _____ my pocket Tengo un sacapunta en mi bolsillo

Respuestas

1. My sister is in Uruguay Mi Hermana está en Uruguay
2. They are at the house Ellos están en la casa
3. The money is on the table El dinero está en la mesa
4. I am at the institute Yo estoy en el instituto
5. Please come on Monday! Por favor ven el Lunes
6. They will come on Saturday Ellos vendrán el Sábado
7. My birthday is in September Mi cumpleaños es en Septiembre
8. She will come at 4:00 Ella vendrá a las 4:00
9. They come at 10:00 in the morning Ellos viene a las 10 de la mañana
10. I have a sharpener in my pocket Tengo un sacapunta en mi bolsillo

Good Work!

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