Is it pay up or pay with? Wrap up or wrap about? Uf! We all know that English prepositions drive us crazy and I don’t mean “the good type of craziness”. Now that we’re heading towards a unit that deals with money and shopping, we’re going to need some useful phrasal verbs. This quiz can…… Continue reading B2 Phrasal verbs and prepositional phrases for shopping, money and fashion
In this post B1 learners of English will be able to do speaking practice on the topic of Food and Diet. The post will show you different sheets with questions related to this topic. Read the question and organise what you want to say. You’ll usually have about a minute to answer so don’t just…… Continue reading B1 Speaking practice Topic Food and Diet
Here’s a short video on these pronouns along with a grammar activity. In this video you’ll learn the difference between these types of pronouns and when and how to use them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mj6_PsSaig8
Here’s a set of phrasal verbs that we can use when speaking about relationships or family issues. Look at all the options in the quiz and choose the one you think is more suitable according to the meaning in brackets.
Serena’s blog How many of these words do you know? Check the meaning of the new words and do the crossword.
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