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. 

The Duke was Dead! 10 phrasal verbs story.

10 phrasal verbs taught in a Sherlock Holmes story which I invented. I love teaching English as a second language. My teaching blog is www.kimgriffithsenglish.

The Duke was dead! A Sherlock Holmes story with 10 phrasal verbs to learn.
What’s the easiest way to learn phrasal verbs?Useful vocabulary for the story. The Sherlock Holmes story Video. The story written down to save and review the phrasal verbs later. The 10 phrasal verbs and their synonyms. Your turn to practice.