The names of the English vowels can be confusing for many learners. Even advanced learners often confuse the vowel names. If you speak Spanish or Portuguese you know what I’m talking about. That is because in your language there are some vowels with similar English sounds. So when you see this: i and you tryContinue reading “How to Remember the English Vowels Easily”
Check my YouTube playlist out. These are some of my favourite songs. If you sing them along you will practice your pronunciation, linking, and intonation. If you have any recommendation, please add the link in the comments below. Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics Lyrics
The cuisines of cultures have greatly influenced the way we refer to food. Some of the terms that we commonly use to refer to food are related to new ways of cooking and organization of food preparation. Languages are always evolving and dictionaries keep adding new terms each year. This year, the Merriam-Webster dictionary hasContinue reading “2021 New Words About Food”
In this mini lesson you will learn how to pronounce the following words: temperature degrees degrees Celsius (°C) degrees Fahrenheit (°F) Kelvin (K) You will also learn how to ask about the temperature of a place or a thing. Practice time What’s the weather usually like in your city? How cold/ hot is it inContinue reading “Temperature related words”
In this mini lesson I’ll teach you how to pronounce words that start with S consonant clusters.
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”
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”