narrative tenses Revision:
past continuous - present perfect continuous Vocabulary: based on
- the basic idea something is built on, i.e.
by the way
- The film is based on a true story.
- Based on what you have told me about the business I don't think you should buy it.
- His diet is based on practices found in Indian cooking.
- to introduce a new topic into a conversation, i.e.
you doing Saturday, would you like to go and see a movie?middle-aged
- ...so Jake had a wonderful birthday, lovely presents and a great party. By the way, what're
- a person aged approximaely between 45 and 65.next door
- neighbours, living in the house next to yours(to) offer
- to say you are ready to do something for someone, i.e.
(to) run out of
- She offered to help me study for my exam.
- He offered to do the shopping for his grandparents each week.
- Phrasal verb: to use something up so there is none left, i.e.
- We've run out of coffee = we did have coffee but we've used it all.
- We must end the lesson, we've run out of time = no more time.
- The house is only half built, they ran out of money = they did not have enough money to continue building the house.