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Unit 19: Passive reporting structures
Transitive and intransitive verbs

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    Session 1

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    English Class

    11 Apr 2016

    Dan's in two places at once in this episode of BBC English Class. He's very active, even when he's describing passive reporting structures...

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    Session 2

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    News Review

    12 Apr 2016

    Is time nearly up for Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff? A recent vote by politicians indicate most of them believe she has committed serious crimes. Join us in News Review as we bring you the language you need to understand this story of political intrigue.

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    Session 3

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    13 Apr 2016

    Get up-to-date with the latest news and understand it too with Lingohack. Listen to and watch authentic BBC World News bulletins and learn key words and phrases that help you make sense of the news.

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    Session 4

    1 Activity

    Stop Saying!

    14 Apr 2016

    Not all verbs are created the same! Some are transitive, some are intransitive and some are both. What does it all mean? Tim explains with the help of some fruit.

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    Session 5

    1 Activity

    Drama: The White Elephant

    15 Apr 2016

    Visit The White Elephant restaurant where love is in the air. Mary gets a gift but she doesn't know who it's from. Has she got a secret admirer? Watch and learn some love-related phrases.