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…?”

Wanna sound like a native?

There are several questions that come to my mind every time that I see ads, videos, and comments that promote nativespeakerism. I’m an advocate of critical thinking and I’m against nativespekerim and any form of discrimination.

Today I’ll start a thread of thought provoking posts with a public apology.

Difference Between Like and Look Like

The word like can have many meanings in English depending on the context. According to the Cambridge Dictionary there are more than 10 different definitions for the word like. It can be a noun, verb, adjective, preposition or conjunction in English. Most English learners, whether beginners or advanced, struggle when they have to answer questionsContinue reading “Difference Between Like and Look Like”

10 Canadian Animals Pronunciation practice for ESL students

Canada is a famous for its winter sports and maple syrup. However, Canada is home to a wide variety of beautiful animals. In the video below you will find a list of 10 animals native to Canada. Watch the video, listen to the pronunciation of each animal and repeat. Happy practice! If you want toContinue reading “10 Canadian Animals Pronunciation practice for ESL students”

Essential Vocabulary for Online Meetings

Lately most of us have been attending virtual meetings. Zoom has become one of the preferred platforms for working and learning remotely. In one hand virtual meetings have become an effective way to communicate with colleagues, teachers and classmates. On the other they have become a source of stress and anxiety especially for non-English speakers.Continue reading “Essential Vocabulary for Online Meetings”

Let’s talk about money

Money has different names depending on the context. Below there is a list with synonyms, slang and idiomatic expressions to talk about money. Other words for money are: alimony: money given to one spouse by the other for support after a legal separation or divorce bill: a piece of paper money bribe: money or favorContinue reading “Let’s talk about money”

Extensive Reading for English learners

An excellent way to improve your English fluency is by reading extensively. Extensive reading is also known as free reading or reading for pleasure.