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.
I’ve set up a listening activity that you will find by clicking on the link below or just going to the next post. But before doing the quiz, you may want to brush up on some cooking vocabulary first by doing this quiz. Listening activity Popular dishes from Madrid
We all saw it on the news this morning. Just when we had high hopes of receiving an award for Spanish cinema, there goes Will Smith who gives Chris Rock a slap in the face and drops an F-bomb opening the debate on whether certain issues should be overlooked in the name of humour and…… Continue reading Funny or not so funny?
This is a How to video for real beginners that covers how to use the present continuous and the present simple when we want to speak about our clothes or what we usually wear or don’t wear. In the video you will see the different uses for the present simple and the present continuous and…… Continue reading A1 What are you wearing? Clothes vocabulary and routine.
Image from the Daily Mail Before flipping the cards, you may want to take a peep at the wordcloud that you’ll find linked to the button. Thanks Cristina, I love it!!!! WORDCLOUD HERE! Guess the word and turn over the cards to see if you got it right.
What’s the name for the bad guy that moves within a plot? And what type of character is the opposite to He-who-must-not-be-named? Here’s a flipping card vocabulary activity that deals with these terms. Look at each card and hover the mouse over it to see the other side. .
Are you interested in sport? Do you do any particular form of sport? What type of sport do you like doing? Maybe you're a bit of a couch potato and you prefer watching your favourite team on TV instead of going out into the fresh air like some of my sporty friends; who never worry about… Continue reading Confusing words: Sport: play, do or go?
Hi there! Here’s a new video and some related activities for some extra practice. This video aims to help beginners to cope with talking about celebrations. To set an example this video is about Christmas Day, but the video is useful for almost any celebration as it deals with routines. The video has a short…… Continue reading A1/A2 How to speak about your Christmas Day
Here’s another How to video for beginners. This video deals with hair vocabulary and adjective word order, which are some of the typical problems that beginners have during the first two years of learning English. If you’re a beginner and want to gain confidence in speaking and learning vocabulary. This video is for you! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJssgNVq5j8…… Continue reading A1/A2 How to speak about your hair
Here’s another of the How to series of videos for beginners. This video deals with names of European countries. At the end of the video you have a quiz that will help you remember and go over some of the names of these countries. I know that there are many names and that it is…… Continue reading A1/A2 How to say names of European countries in English