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.
Take 5 with Kim
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.
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.
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
Is it snowing where you are? Talking about snow and ice.
Even now in March the snow is coming down in England! Here are some useful words to talk about snow and ice, 2 idioms and a song listening activity – Snow Patrol.