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Grammar Series - Causative Verbs with 'Have' and 'Get'
 
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In this lesson, we look at how to use the causative verbs 'have' and 'get' with such sentences as, 'I had the doctor check my eyes' or 'I can never get my roommate to help clean the apartment'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 38413 Maple Leaf ESL
Grammar Series - How to use Should have, Could have and Would have
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at how to use the past modals of regret, should have, could have and would have. For instance, 'I should have studied for the test'. Take a look at the lesson to find out more. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook and check out the instagram account at www.instagram.com/mapleleafesl/.
Views: 35771 Maple Leaf ESL
Grammar Series - How to use 'Would Always'
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at the grammar point 'would always' which is used to express habits in the past with sentences such as 'my friend would always ride his skateboard to school'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 30549 Maple Leaf ESL
Grammar Series - Unreal Conditional
 
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Learn how to use phrases like, "If I had a million dollars, I would buy a new house'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 26318 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'CHECK'
 
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In this lesson, we look at the following phrasal verbs that use the word 'check': check in, check out, check (up) on, check over, check back, and check through. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 5212 Maple Leaf ESL
Quick Words - 'Screw Up'
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at two different meanings for the casual and commonly used expression, 'screw up'. For instance, 'Tim got fired yesterday because he screwed up with an important client'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 3628 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'DROP'
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at the following phrasal verbs that use the word 'drop': drop off, drop by/in, drop behind, drop out and, *as a bonus* the idiom, 'drop the ball'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 7269 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'PULL'
 
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In this lesson, we look at the following phrasal verbs that use the word 'pull': pull for, pull off, pull over, pull away, pull in, pull out, pull through, and pull up/down/out. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 14677 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'KNOCK'
 
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In this lesson, we look at the following phrasal verbs that use the word 'knock': knock back, knock down, knock out, knock over, knock off, knock it off, and knock up. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 5039 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'KICK'
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at the following phrasal verbs that use the word 'kick': kick back, kick around, kick in, kick out, and kick off. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 4709 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'BREAK'
 
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In this lesson, we look at the following 'break' phrasal verbs: break down, break up, break in, break off, break out and break into. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 16066 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'DRAG'
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at the following 'drag' phrasal verbs: drag (someone) down, drag on, drag (someone) into (something), drag (something) out, drag (something) out of (someone), and drag (something) up. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 3774 Maple Leaf ESL
Grammar Series - Active Voice vs Passive Voice
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at the differences between the active voice and the passive voice, including looking at situations where we should use the passive voice, and situations where we shouldn't. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 18182 Maple Leaf ESL
Vocabulary Comparisons - 'Hope vs. Wish'
 
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In this lesson, we compare the two words 'hope' and 'wish' and look at both the differences in meaning and the correct grammar that needs to be used for each. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook and check out the instagram account at www.instagram.com/mapleleafesl/.
Views: 9292 Maple Leaf ESL
Grammar Series - Use to vs. Be use to
 
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In this lesson, we look at the grammatical differences and meanings between sentences like, 'I used to play soccer' and 'I'm used to living by myself'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 1894 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'BRING'
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at the following 'bring' phrasal verbs: bring up, bring in, bring down, bring about, bring out, and bring (something) on. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 16005 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'LET'
 
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In this lesson, we look at the following phrasal verbs with the word 'let': let down, let in, let (someone) in on, let off, let on, let up, and let out. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 11304 Maple Leaf ESL
Vocabulary Comparisons - The difference between 'So' and 'Such'
 
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In this lesson, we compare how to correctly use 'so' and 'such' by looking at sentences like, 'that movie was so good!' and 'they have such a beautiful family!' among many other examples. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 5510 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'TAKE'
 
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In this lesson, the following phrasal verbs are taught: take back, take apart, take off, take up, take to, take over and take out. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 15043 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'STAND'
 
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In this lesson, we look at the following phrasal verbs that use the word 'stand': stand by, stand down, stand for, stand out, stand over, stand up, stand up for, stand up to, and stand in. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 13106 Maple Leaf ESL
Slang Expressions with the letter 'L'
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at the following slang expressions that begin with the letter 'l': laid-back, lame, loaded, let someone have it, luck out, loser, let something slide, and leave someone hanging. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook and check out the instagram account at www.instagram.com/mapleleafesl/.
Views: 789 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'FALL'
 
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In this lesson, we have a look at the following 'fall' phrasal verbs: fall behind, fall for, fall off, fall back on, fall apart, and fall into. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 6404 Maple Leaf ESL
Idiom Series - Soccer Idioms
 
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In this lesson, the following soccer-themed idioms are discussed: be on the ball, kick something off, watch from the sidelines, move the goalposts, take one's eye off the ball/keep one's eye on the ball, take sides, and be out of someone's league. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 3366 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'CALL'
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at the following 'call' phrasal verbs: call for, call back, call off, call in, call (someone) up, call out, and call (someone) out. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 4676 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'LOOK'
 
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In this lesson, we have a look at the following phrasal verbs: look over, look up to, look forward to, look into, look for, look after, look up, look down on, and look out. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 7265 Maple Leaf ESL
Quick Words - 'Slack Off'
 
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In this lesson, we look at how to use the common and casual phrasal verb, 'slack off', as in the sentence 'the boy's grades are getting lower because he slacks off too much.' Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 1966 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'CUT'
 
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In this lesson, we look at the following phrasal verbs with the word 'cut': cut down, cut in, cut off, cut across, cut out, and cut it out. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 12604 Maple Leaf ESL
Quick Words - 'End Up'
 
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In this 'quick words' lesson, we look at how to properly use the often used expression 'end up'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 1980 Maple Leaf ESL
Quick Words - 'String (Someone) Along'
 
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In this lesson, we look at how to use the interesting expression, 'string someone along'. For instance, 'that company strung me along for three months before hiring another person'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 1217 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'MOVE'
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at the following phrasal verbs that use the word, 'move': move away, move in, move in on, move on, move out, move over, and move up. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook and check out the instagram account at www.instagram.com/mapleleafesl/.
Views: 2114 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'PICK'
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at how to use the following phrasal verbs with the word 'pick': pick at, pick on, pick off, pick apart, pick out, and pick up. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook and check out the instagram account at www.instagram.com/mapleleafesl/.
Views: 2737 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'HANG'
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at how to use the following phrasal verbs that start with 'hang': hang around/about, hang in, hang on, hang onto, hang back, hang out, hang up, and hang over. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook and check out the instagram account at www.instagram.com/mapleleafesl/.
Views: 1732 Maple Leaf ESL
Quick Words - 'Sugarcoat (Something)'
 
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In this lesson, we look at how to use the expression, to 'sugarcoat something' as in the sentence, 'politicians often sugarcoat the truth'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 1043 Maple Leaf ESL
Quick Words - 'Bottom of the Barrel'
 
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In this lesson, we look at how to use the common expression, 'bottom of the barrel' with phrases like 'that cheap airline we used last time was really the bottom of the barrel, don't you think?' Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 976 Maple Leaf ESL
Quick Words - 'Go Out of One's Way'
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at the common expression, to 'go out of one's way', as in, 'the hotel staff went out of their way to make us feel comfortable'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 818 Maple Leaf ESL
Quick Words - 'Cheap Out'
 
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In this 'quick words' lesson, we study how to use the common expression, 'cheap out', as in ' he really cheaped out on his vacation'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 1618 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'PUSH'
 
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In this lesson, we take a look a the following phrasal verbs that use the word 'push': push on, push in, push out, push off, push around, push aside, push ahead, push back, push for, push (something) through, and push up. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook and check out the instagram account at www.instagram.com/mapleleafesl/.
Views: 5054 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'HIT'
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at the following phrasal verbs that use the word 'hit': hit back at (someone), hit out at (someone), hit on (someone), hit (someone) up, hit upon/on (something), hit (someone) with, and hit it off Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook and check out the instagram account at www.instagram.com/mapleleafesl/.
Views: 2381 Maple Leaf ESL
Quick Words - 'Cut (Someone) Some Slack'
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at how to use the common expression, 'cut someone some slack'. For instance, 'cut her some slack--her sister died in a car accident a few days ago'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 751 Maple Leaf ESL
Grammar Series - Causative Verbs with 'Make' and 'Let'
 
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In this lesson, we look at how to use the causative verbs 'make' and 'let' with such examples as 'my girlfriend always makes me go shopping with her', and 'she never lets her children play violent video games'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 4892 Maple Leaf ESL
Quick Words - 'Pan Out'
 
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In this lesson, we take a look at how to use the everyday expression, 'pan out', as in 'if this job doesn't pan out, I might go back to school again'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook and check out the instagram account at www.instagram.com/mapleleafesl/.
Views: 825 Maple Leaf ESL
Quick Words - 'Bite the Bullet'
 
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In this lesson, we have a look at how to use the everyday expression, 'bite the bullet', as in 'she had to bite the bullet and confess what she did'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook and check out the instagram account at www.instagram.com/mapleleafesl/.
Views: 688 Maple Leaf ESL
Quick Words - 'Stir the Pot'
 
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In this lesson, we look at the expression, to 'stir the pot'. For instance, 'Jake is always stirring the pot in class. He got us all in trouble with the teacher last week'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 1196 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'SHOW' and 'TELL'
 
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In this lesson, we look at the following phrasal verbs that use either the verb show or tell: show off, show up, tell on, and tell off. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook and check out the instagram account at www.instagram.com/mapleleafesl/.
Views: 654 Maple Leaf ESL
Quick Words - 'Go Out on a Limb'
 
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In this lesson, we look at how to use the interesting expression, 'go out on a limb', as in 'I'm prepared to go out on a limb and fight for my beliefs'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 1156 Maple Leaf ESL
Quick Words - 'Ahead of the Curve'
 
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In this lesson, we look at the common expression, 'ahead of the curve'. Learn how to use it properly in sentences like, 'I.T. companies are always looking to stay ahead of the curve'. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 931 Maple Leaf ESL
Grammar Series - Simple Present vs. Present Continuous
 
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In this lesson, we try and understand the difference between sentences like, 'Tom plays tennis' and 'Tom is playing tennis' as well as many more examples. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 1893 Maple Leaf ESL
Quick Words - 'Bury the Hatchet'
 
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In this lesson, we look at how to use the common expression, 'bury the hatchet'. For instance, 'can we please stop arguing and just bury the hatchet?' Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook and check out the instagram account at www.instagram.com/mapleleafesl/.
Views: 703 Maple Leaf ESL
Grammar Series - Past Perfect
 
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In this lesson, we look at the three main situations in which Past Perfect is normally used: to describe events in the past that happened before other events; in reported speech; and with the unreal conditional. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook.
Views: 963 Maple Leaf ESL
Phrasal Verbs - Expressions with 'WORK'
 
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In this lesson, we look at the following phrasal verbs that use the word 'work': work in, work against, work off, work on, work up, work out, work through, and work over. Visit www.mapleleafesl.com for more free English lessons, and be sure to go like the Maple Leaf ESL page on Facebook and check out the instagram account at www.instagram.com/mapleleafesl/.
Views: 3982 Maple Leaf ESL