For the purposes of this blog, we will need to review 2 very important kinds of sounds in English – consonants and vowels.
Students do not like grammar lessons! Although not always true, this is a fairly accurate assessment of most students’ feelings when learning a language. Much the way parents will disguise healthy broccoli from their kids by hiding it beneath a … Czytaj dalej
We all know that a one-size-fits-all approach towards a language lesson isn’t what our students expect. And they’re right. Each person contributes to lessons in a different way by sharing their knowledge, experiences and motivation. We should observe our learners … Czytaj dalej
It’s a topic on everyone’s mind and it is not going anywhere, anytime soon. It’s climate change. People have been talking about the human effects on climate change for decades. It became a mainstream lesson topic discussed in classrooms in … Czytaj dalej
Whether you are reading this blog as a language learner or a teacher we can all admit that textbooks are a dry and boring staple of most English courses. The course books, new and old alike, all run through the … Czytaj dalej
I have students that come to me for 1 to 1 lessons once a week either because their parents bring them to the lesson or they are middle-aged business people and their firm is paying for the lesson. Sometimes after … Czytaj dalej
Test your knowledge of English phrasal verbs with this 14-question quiz!
The Internet has been responsible for many new inductions to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). The new technology has brought us all kinds of new words and expressions from ‘tweet’ and ‘unfriend’ to verbs like ‘to DM someone’ or ‘ … Czytaj dalej