Monthly Archives: January 2019

10 Most Common Grammar Mistakes English Learners Make

10 Most Common Grammar Mistakes English Learners Make

10 Most Common Grammar Mistakes English Learners Make

In this fab video from mmmEnglish we learn about the 10 most common grammar mistakes that English learners make. How many of them have you corrected?

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Using Time Words in English – Paul’s Missionary Journeys

Using Time Words in English – Paul’s Missionary Journeys

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Learn English through Bible study! Practice using time words in English – like before, after, earlier, and later – while researching Paul’s three missionary journeys, from Acts 13 onwards.

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Using Time Words in English – Paul’s Missionary Journeys

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In the UK it is National Storytelling week from 26th January to 2nd February. The week is a celebration of storytelling, which has been introduced to increase awareness of the ‘oldest art form’ in the world, an art form which is a part of our universal human history. The week aims to promote the practice of oral storytelling,……

via Once upon a time … – the magic of telling tales — World of Better Learning | Cambridge University Press

by Kate Woodford We tell each other things all the time, whether it’s our news, some important information or just interesting facts. This week we’re focusing on the language that we use to describe giving information. Starting with a really useful phrasal verb, if you pass on a message or a piece of news that someone […]

via Divulging and disclosing (The language of giving information) — About Words – Cambridge Dictionaries Online blog

What is the situation like in the Brazilian countryside? To understand the reality a little better and how it impacts teaching in the Brazilian classroom, we spoke with Rafael Fonseca who teaches English in a language school in a cooperative coffee cultivation in Paraguacu. His learners are the children of field workers. The Brazilian School……

via Teaching English in the Brazilian countryside — World of Better Learning | Cambridge University Press

Practice word stress with this great free resource from Cambridge University Press.

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We’re sharing another activity from the Cambridge Copy Collection, this time we’re looking at pronunciation in the Be Understood! resource book. This fun classroom activity comes from Section 2: Syllables and Words and is perfect for engaging intermediate+ (B1+) students in pronunciation. Pronunciation Practice 1. Put students in pairs, Student A and B. Give each……

via Word stress intersect: pronunciation game — World of Better Learning | Cambridge University Press

If you are anything like me, you are probably doing a lot of self-editing as part of your writing process. If so, you may have often wondered how many people would use one expression instead of another during a certain historical period; which version of a word was in use at the era of your book, […]

via Google Ngram: An Unlikely Grammar Tool — Nicholas C. Rossis

by Kate Woodford How do your friends behave at social events? Is one of them the life and soul of the party, chatting, laughing and dancing with everyone? Or perhaps you know a party pooper, someone who spoils other people’s enjoyment by refusing to join in and have fun. This week we’re looking at language that […]

via The life and soul of the party (How we behave at social events) — About Words – Cambridge Dictionaries Online blog