How to describe a good person.

How to describe a good person's character. From the English teaching blog - KimGriffithsEnglish,the place to improve, practice and maintain your English as a second language.

This is all about a person’s character. A good character. pronunciation of character, to be the salt of the earth, to be level headed, to take responsibility for your actions, to be honest, to be open-minded, to be kind, My vídeo explanation

5 Smart strategies for English class

5 Smart strategies for English class. From the English teaching blog www.kimgriffithsenglish. The place to improve practice and maintain you English as a second language.

I’ve been thinking about what I wish some of my students knew when they first start class and how these tips can help students of all kinds and ages. I’d like to share my 5 SMART* STRATEGIES with you in this article.

Valentine’s Day 2019

Valentines Day blog, Kim griffiths Englishs.com

For this week’s theme I am using Valentine’s Day. But don’t worry it isn’t too soppy* or over sweet.
A beautiful literary declaration of love, 3 romantic themed phrases with 1 preposition, 2 Idioms love – 1 good and 1 bad, My Valentine’s Challenge 2019, A Quick quiz, The answers to last week’s quiz.

How to talk about snow

Talking about snow in 4 categories with KimGriffithsEnglish.com, the blog to learn English as a second language.

Imagine you are reading an article, story or exam reading paper and the main character is walking home, watching their feet kicking the  *____ as they walked, and listening to the sound it made.  If we put *tightly packed snow, we would visualise white thick snow and the sound would be a crunching noise. But if we insert *slush we would visualise an almost grey, melting wet unpleasant snow and the watery sloshing sound. The overall effect would be different. Now we see that using a more defined word than snow can change our comprehension and if you don’t know those words you can miss a lot. 

A Year of Useful English Teaching Articles

At the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019, I think it is useful to go over and review this past years English teaching articles. Find out what you remember and what you forgot!