'Can', 'could', 'be able to', 'manage to'
Learn key words and phrases to talk about ability in the present and the past.
2 Feb 2021
'Used to', 'be used' and 'get used to'
Learn to talk about actions that happened regularly in the past.
19 May 2020
Linking devices of contrast
Learn about the words and phrases we can use to link contrasting ideas together.
2 Jun 2020
'Used to' and 'would'
Hear about a strange habit Finn had when he was a child. He used to sleepwalk!
26 Jan 2021
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