Something really important and that I haven’t discussed with you yet is how to say and write dates in English. I’ll also review with you about the differences in saying and writing dates in British and in American English. Let’s start by looking at an email. Is this email correct? Hi Angelo, Are you free… Continue reading How to Write and Say Dates in English
Recently I received an email that went like this: “Dear Sir, Sorry, but my English is very Bad. Please help.” First of all it made me smile. If you want to be polite, please address me with Dear Madam, because I’m a woman! I get many emails that address me with Dear Sir. But I… Continue reading Many learners of English think their English is “very bad.” What can you do about it?
As you’ve probably found out for yourself, there are a number of English learning websites out there that promise to help you acquire fantastic English. I’ve found one that is excellent for teaching you basic English. It’s called English at Home. It’s quite nice! Like my own website, it gives you the option to subscribe… Continue reading Review: English at Home Learning English Website
I think I’ve told you on some occasions that I have students coming to me because they want to improve their English, especially speaking. Sometimes those students have very good English, but the only thing that’s missing is their fluency. This week I had an interesting case. Daniella (not her real name) is a pretty… Continue reading Do You Have This Problem: “I Don’t Know How To Finish My Sentences?”
By Olga Koliichuk Since many students ask about how they can get help from the web to enrich their English skills, here are some suggestions: http://www.elllo.org/ This website is very good for developing listening skills. You can find a lot of video and audio material with transcripts, quizzes and vocabulary. Videos and audios are produced… Continue reading Websites for Learning English
By Sudhakar Yatra 1. The sound of -ed in words ending with the letters ch, k, p and s is pronounced as [t]. Examples: Passed is pronounced as Past Missed is pronounced as Mist Packed is pronounced as Pact 2. The sound of -ed of words ending in d or t is pronounced as [id].… Continue reading Quick Pronunciation Tips