It’s a new year and a new decade. Let’s start the new year knowing your current level of English. It’s always good to know your starting point (for this year) and then you can see how much or little you have improved by January 2021.
This is the Truth… English Spelling is Hard! My Personal Tips to improve your Spelling.
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.
Why are these 8 words tricky?
Here is my first article about tricky words.
Steal, Rob, Lend, Borrow, Forward, Foreword, Worthless, Priceless. Tricky = Difficult.
My Top 6 from April.
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
Are you Sorry?
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.