The Truth is… English Spelling is Hard. My spelling at six, Sitton High frequency word list, 102 Frequently misspelled words list, Rhythm – a trick, Post its and visual memory., Reading, Why is there a b in Doubt? Tedtalk, recommended watching, A little spelling quiz, The answers to last week’s tricky words quiz.
Here is my first article about tricky words.
Steal, Rob, Lend, Borrow, Forward, Foreword, Worthless, Priceless. Tricky = Difficult.
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
Nobody likes making mistakes or hurting other people, but sometimes we do, so knowing what to say in English in these situations is useful.
6 Ways to say Sorry. 6 Ways to accept an apology. Sorry seems to be the Hardest Word, song with a gapfill activity. Recommended watching – Mel Robbins on why we shouldn’t always apologize.
If the shoe fits. Proverb & a little history.
Tricky words – fit or suit.
Talking about and describing shoes video.
Men’s and Ladies’ shoe types.
Recommended watching – bespoke shoe making.
Shoe history article and images link.