The Best 8 of March!

The best 10 from March 2018 for English.

Looking back over all the social media and text books I’ve looked at this past month I have chosen my favourite 8 from March for English learners.


This quote is great! The more difficult vocabulary is explained at the bottom.

Discard everything that does not spark joy, by Marie Kondo. On the blog to learn English


Perfect to continue from the Grammar book, here is an interesting Ted-Ed video answering the question “Does Grammar Matter?”

Does Grammar Matter? Ted-Ed.

Click Here to see the ted Ed talk with subtitles available if you need them.


How fast can you read? Try this little video test and find out!

Click here to visit the video on facebook.


I am on Twitter, as an English teacher. If you are on Twitter I really recommend following Susie Dent. She is an expert on English words and posts interesting vocabulary everyday. She has written books and also is the word expert on the English television programme Countdown.

Susie Dent on twitter

Click here to go to twitter and her profile.


I enjoyed this YouTube video about 4 Embarrassing pronunciation mistakes to avoid. It is from the teacher account “Speak English with Cristina”. Which mistakes and words do you think they will be?

4 very embarrassing pronunciation mistakes, from Speak English with Christina.

Click here to watch the video on YouTube


A useful image with a comparison of U.K. And USA spelling.  Did you know these?

U.K. And USA spelling differences,from
Image from

Click here to visit the blog article this was taken from.


My Restaurant review for the Bar Galleta in Madrid with lots of interesting vocabulary and natural English. This restaurant is the favourite place to eat in Madrid of the actor Alec Baldwin.

Bar Galleta, review, blog

Click here to go to the restaurant review.


An idiom quiz from I’ll give you definitions and examples next week! Do the quiz and tell me in the comments how many you got correct.

Idioms quiz from

Click here to do the quiz.

Have a good Easter 🐣

See you next week,


About Kim Griffiths

Hello, I'm Kim. I'm a qualified English ESL teacher with a CELTA A qualification and I have over 25 years of experience teaching English to non-native speakers. I love teaching! I also write about English, sing jazz, paint and make things.

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