How to Participate in an Online Class

Class participation is important if you want to learn faster. Participating in class will allow you to use your English like you would do in the real world. When you participate you are practicing and the more you practice using the language, the faster you will improve it. Your classes will be more fun ifContinue reading “How to Participate in an Online Class”

Useful English Phrases to Ask for Help

Asking for help is an important skill that we need to develop in order to communicate effectively with our classmates and colleagues. Note: In English “a hand” sometimes means “help“ to lend someone a hand = to help someone Example: I was very busy with the clients, so John lent me a hand with theContinue reading “Useful English Phrases to Ask for Help”

Useful English Phrases for Better Communication

If you don’t understand what other people say, it’s a good idea to ask for clarification instead of saying: “I don’t understand” or “Sorry, my English is very bad” Here there is a list of useful expressions for asking for clarification. These expressions will help you speak fluently and communicate better with your classmates orContinue reading “Useful English Phrases for Better Communication”

Healthy English

Learning English is not only about learning grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. It’s also important to develop healthy habits. Speaking English is a skill. You need to have healthy habits in order to see results . Here I share with your some healthy habits that are required to improve your English and make you feel great.Continue reading “Healthy English”

Question Formation Common mistakes -Be…? Do…? Have…?

Do have difficulties forming questions in English? I know! Question forms are tricky. Sometimes we need to invert the subject and the verb, other times we need to add an auxiliary verb, and other times we need to invert the subject and the auxiliary. Here there is a list of the most common English mistakesContinue reading “Question Formation Common mistakes -Be…? Do…? Have…?”

Fun activities to practice English

Do you need motivation to practice English outside the classroom? Choose your favourite activity and do it in English. Need some ideas? Here I share some fun ideas that you can do anytime. What’s your favourite activity to practice English outside the classroom? FREE FUN RESOURCES TO PRACTICE ENGLISH: Karaoke: https://lyricstraining.com/en/ Tongue twisters: Lip sync:Continue reading “Fun activities to practice English”

Questions: Be…? Do…? Have…?

Asking questions in English can be tricky, eh! Sometimes we have to invert the subject and the verb to make a question. Example: You are my friend Are you my friend? Sometimes we have to use an auxiliary verb to make a question. Example: You like coffee. Do you like coffee? Is there an easyContinue reading “Questions: Be…? Do…? Have…?”

Difference between if I was and if I were

I was We use “I was” or “If I was” when we talk about real things that actually happened in the past. The conjugation for the verb be in the past form is I was You were He/ She/ It was We were They were Simple past verb be Examples: When I was 10 yearsContinue reading “Difference between if I was and if I were”

Assertive Communication for English Learners

Speak to me with your heart because I will be listening with my heart Teacher Julieta I recently heard about @ousmanumar immigration story. I heard his story on Aprendemos Juntos BBVA . He said something that resonates with me “Si dos personas quieren se entienden”. That means that when two people really want to communicate,Continue reading “Assertive Communication for English Learners”