Take 5 – what does it mean?Pronunciation – famous.
A tedtalk on Joy with full transcript and vocabulary notes. Idiom – as cool as a cucumber. Recommended reading – French words used in English, from Next Step English. The answers to the Blue Skies gapfill from the last article.
Hi! Here are a selection of things that I liked in April for learners of English. I hope you enjoy them.
-Pronunciation: apologies, apologize, A great Mark Twain Quote, Great English Grammar themed jokes, My twitter recommendation: Mel Robbins, Alcohol and fats newspaper clipping, Is the Internet good or bad? A BBC learning English activity, the answers to last week’s song gapfill, a new mini quiz to test your vocabulary
Here are my favourites from March from different social media platforms.
10 Ways to have a better conversation by Celeste Headlee. Celeste’s 10 recommendations with language notes (definitions for the more difficult English words).
Recommended reading Practice: Listening to people, Harvard Business Review, 1957. Last week’s Valentine’s Vocabulary Quiz Answer Key.
Why read Harry Potter in English? Well, let me tell you about the varied vocabulary, grammar in context, brilliant writing and the wonderful story with magic – both good and evil…