Talk a Lot : Sentence Blocks : Problems 

Saturday, July 17 2010 | 4:00 PM (Central European Standard Time)

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About the Class

Today we're going to study four different English tenses:

* Present Perfect Continuous
* Future Perfect
* Passive Voice
* Imperative Form

We'll practise making positive, negative, and question forms using the sentence blocks method from Talk a Lot Free Spoken English Course, and sentences on the topic of "Problems".

Level: pre-intermediate to intermediate. All welcome! :o)

Language of instruction: English

Keywords: present perfect continuous, future perfect, passive voice, imperative form, tenses, english, efl, esl, teacher training, esol, sentence building, question forms, pronunciation, stress, free, lesson, student, teacher, englishbanana

By: Nadia
1959 days 11 hours 54 minutes ago

great class as usual, thanks a lot for your patience and efforts, Matt (to the tech staff - I cannot click on the stars - this option does not work for me for some reason)

1959 days 11 hours 54 minutes ago

Matt's sentences blocks are very interesting.Breath week " Phrasal verbs " Thanks.

By: Olga
1959 days 11 hours 53 minutes ago

Very informative class.

By: TammyTaiba
1959 days 11 hours 53 minutes ago

The way of teaching is unique as the teacher is trying to encourgae students to form correct grammatical structures of English.


About Matt Purland

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Hi there!

I'm a qualified English teacher and lecturer in English language with more than thirteen years of experience teaching EFL / ESL - both in the classroom and online. I have a BA Honours degree in Drama from the University of Wales and a Postgraduate Certificate in Further Education from the University of Derby.

In 2002 I launched, which has become a hugely popular English language learning resource website. The site offers thousands of free printable worksheets to download and share, as well as complete books for students and teachers. Click here to go there now:

I'm the author of the widely-used Talk a Lot Free Spoken English course, which is a free download available from: