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Here’s a new How to… video for beginners. This one is to speak about your family. Soon there will be another video with more vocabulary for relatives. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZ7xt9t54J8 Serena’s blog
This song is just perfect to become familiar with structures that use ‘will’ for predictions. The song Que Será Será made it to the hit charts in 1956 after Doris Day’s interpretation in Hitchcock’s film The Man Who Knew Too Much. Funnily, Doris Day didn’t like Que Será Será as she thought it sounded like…… Continue reading Learning English with songs: Que Será Será.
In this video you are going to see ‘will’ for predictions. Madam Zoe looks into her crystal ball and predicts the future for a young man. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GrlCzNS9Yc
Isn’t it absolutely disgraceful to go hiking or riding your bike out in the countryside only to find litter strewn around by lazy visitors? Inspired by this unfortunate issue, I created this animation not only with the aim to teach the sound we have in words like ‘up, umbrella and love, but also as a…… Continue reading Phonetics English sounds /ʌ/
This song by Madonna talks about a precious time, before reaching adulthood, when life did not have the complexities that unfortunately, seem to come into existence as one gets older. It’s a good way to practice the structure ‘used to’ to speak about things from the past that no longer happen. In this post you…… Continue reading This Used to Be My Playground by Madonna
Here is a video lesson on used to and didn’t use to that we can use to speak about past habits and states. I have called the animation Dandelions as it is actually this flower that prompts my character, an elderly man, to feel nostalgic about the past and compare it to the present. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P6aSkMjQrQ…… Continue reading B1 Used to and didn’t use to for past habits and states
Serena Here are six more idioms that are related to the work world. On the previous post, you will find eight more. Nearly all these idioms can be used for other situations, for instance to refer to study. Take a look at the illustrations on the flipping cards. What do they suggest? Can you think…… Continue reading Idioms about work number 2
As I’m creating activities related to the work world, I coudn’t possibly expect to get away with not posting something on idioms related to this topic. So I’ve dug out a few of them for this post. I’ve also put my wacom to work to sort of try to make these idioms a little easier…… Continue reading Idioms about work number 1
Remember that you need to be very aware of collocations when reaching higher levels of English. As to work on this area, here’s a quiz with some typical collocations related to the topic of work. Choose the best option.