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A bird’s eye view of the seaside! (Writing Activity)

A seagull’s eye view of the seaside

This cheerful seagull is having a lovely time beside the seaside! What do you like to do when you are on holiday?

Write ten sentences to describe your favourite holiday activities, then post them in the comments!

Battle of the Commonly Misspelled or Misused Words - FREE Infographic!

Battle of the Commonly Misspelled or Misused Words – FREE Infographic!

Having problems with spelling common English words?

Don’t know whether to use it’s or its? Not sure whether your stationery should be stationary – or is it the other way round?

Check out this wonderful infographic:

One word in Polish, two words in English

One word in Polish, two words in English

It may be useful for Polish learners of English to remember that English has a much larger vocabulary than Polish. Estimates suggest that there are five times more words in English than in Polish. Here we can see cases where two different words in English mean the same word in Polish. The student has to choose the correct word. They have a 50/50 chance!

Of course, this can lead to a lot of errors and misunderstandings, so it’s worth learning the table below:

One word in Polish, two words in English

Taken from the resource book I Have Twenty Fingers …and 159 other common Polish-English Errors by Matt Purland. Available on Amazon.

It is now available from Amazon stores worldwide, including:

Amazon.co.uk: £7.99 https://www.amazon.co.uk/Have-Twenty-Fingers-common-Polish-English/dp/1546469168/

Amazon.com: $10.99 https://www.amazon.com/Have-Twenty-Fingers-common-Polish-English/dp/1546469168/

IELTS Essay Correction: Some People Think That Air Travel Should Grow Without Limit.

IELTS Essay Correction: Some People Think That Air Travel Should Grow Without Limit.

IELTS Essay Correction: Some People Think That Air Travel Should Grow Without Limit.
— Read on eltecenglish.com/2018/04/14/ielts-essay-correction-some-people-think-that-air-travel-should-grow-without-limit/

Pat the Panda’s Writing Challenge 1

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Hi everybody! Happy Sunday! 🙂

It’s me – Pat the Panda.

I’m just hanging out today. What are you up to?

Today’s writing challenge goes like this:

Do you like pandas? I hope you do! * blushes *

Write 10 words about pandas in the comments box below –

The funnier the better!

See you later!

Story Planning - My Life Without...

FREE Podcast! Story Planning – My Life Without…

Get your students writing and performing with our brand new free printable worksheets and the accompanying free podcast!

Listen and download the free MP3 lesson: Story Planning – My Life Without… (14 MB, Google Drive)

This fun and multifaceted writing activity includes story planning, writing an article or story for a newspaper or magazine, grammar practice in the form of writing wh-questions and yes/no questions, and also group work with students creating, producing, performing, and peer-assessing role plays based on the original stories!

Download the free worksheets below and get your students to use their imaginations on the topic of My Life Without…

Story Planning - My Life Without...

Image courtesy of https://pixabay.com
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