Most English teachers really enjoy using songs in their lessons. Like film clips, they are an excellent source of what we refer to in TEFL as, ‘natural English’ or REALIA – language not intended for learners. The language of songs … Czytaj dalej
If you consider embarking upon a language course, you’ve probably asked yourself this question many times: which is better – individual lessons or group classes? Well, they both have their pros and cons but it all comes down to your … Czytaj dalej
It has often been suggested that learning a language is a simple process of learning a bunch of words. Students know that this is not entirely true because there is also a complex system of rules and structures that govern … Czytaj dalej
In previous blogs we have discussed mistakes which are frequently made by Polish learners specifically but are there mistakes made by learners of English which are generally very universal? Before we look at the most generic kinds of mistakes learners … Czytaj dalej
Every year people from all over the world travel to London for the Notting Hill carnival. A feast of fantastic music, color and spectacle make the festival what it is! People from all ethnic backgrounds enjoy themselves put their cares … Czytaj dalej
Meaning: Something or someone that brings positive ideas and new energy to a situation.
Take a look around you when you are walking through the city, on public transport, in a restaurant, or even driving, and you can be sure that you will see a person using a mobile phone. They are playing games, … Czytaj dalej
Meaning: Relax and be yourself (especially in contrast to the person we often have to be at work and under pressure).
The term backpacker can be used to refer to a few things. For example in North America, it may refer to anyone going on a camping trip into the woods or for an extended hiking trip and wearing a back … Czytaj dalej
Meaning: A sudden fast fall of prices, value, etc.