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Learning English with songs: Que Será Será.

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.

A1 · A2 · B1 · phonetics · Sin categoría

English vowel sounds short i /I/ & long I /i:/

As a start for this year, here’s another video on English vowel sounds. This video is for short and long i sounds that are often confused by learners of English. At the end of the video you have a short listening activity to practise distinguishing the sound between two words that have a very similar…… Continue reading English vowel sounds short i /I/ & long I /i:/

A1 · A2 · Cultures, customs, tradition & religion · Grammar · video

A1/A2 How to speak about your Christmas Day

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

A1 · A2 · People, relationships & family

A1/A2 How to speak about your hair

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

A1 · A2 · Countries, towns, cities & public places · video

A1/A2 How to speak about our nationality in English

Hi! Here’s another How to video. This video is a very first class video that beginners can use at home to practice their first sentences in English and gain confidence. It’s also helpful for going over nationality adjectives as there is a list with words that belong to the A2 certificate exams. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0B88BrET-bI Serena’s blog

A1 · A2 · Countries, towns, cities & public places

A1/A2 How to say the names of American countries in English

It’s true that these names are very, very similar to Spanish. But I’ve had so many students from Venzuela, Peru, Ecuador, Argentina and other South American countries that worried about how they were pronouncing these names that I decided to make a video. It’s another of the series of How to… videos that aim to…… Continue reading A1/A2 How to say the names of American countries in English