A great teaching article and video about the difference between - to have your hair cut or to cut your hair. From the English as a second language blog @kimgriffithsenglish

Have you cut your hair or have you had your hair cut?

Today’s article is about
the difference between:  Have you cut your hair? and Have you had your hair cut? talking about services you have done for you. a quiz on the used structure the answers to last week’s crossword
The more difficult vocabulary is identified with an asterisk * and a definition is in brackets ( ).

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How to describe a bad person, bad character Adjectives, idiom and more. from the English as a second language teaching blog - @kimgriffithsenglish

How to describe a bad person.

Last week, I told you some adjectives and an idiom about good characteristics of a person’s personality. So this week it is the turn of the negative qualities. Which politician do you think I have included as an example of one of the adjectives? And which adjective? Read on (continue reading) to find out. An idiom, 6 adjectives, study, pronunciation and spelling tip, recommended reading, Adjectives Crossword

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.

How to describe a good person.

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

Talking about snow in 4 categories with KimGriffithsEnglish.com, the blog to learn English as a second language.

How to talk about snow

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. 

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! 10 phrasal verbs story.

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.