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English Grammar Lessons

Thursday, July 21, 2011 @ 03:07 PM
posted by Jo

Consolidate and deepen your understanding of English and how it really works with one-to-one online English grammar lessons.  These important and interesting classes cover all areas of language and are tailored to all levels, from beginners to advanced.  Lessons are designed to help you build language confidence and understanding of the main grammar points.  

Lesson material is based on the world-renowned Cambridge English in Use series, the best-selling English grammar series, trusted by over 30 million learners.  Material is presented with clear explanations and with a wide variety of exercises for added interest and to consolidate your learning. read more

Phrasal Verb – Calm Down

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 @ 11:07 AM
posted by Jo

Calm Down - To calm down is to relax after being angry.

Examples:  I know you are angry, but I think you need to calm down before you speak to John about crashing the car.

I wish Mum would calm down, I was only 1 hour late coming home, it is not the worst thing that could happen.

Pronounciation of W

Sunday, July 10, 2011 @ 08:07 PM
posted by Jo

How to Pronounce 'W'

To make the 'W' sound, make your lips round in the shape of a small circle. Then, stick them out enough, so they do not touch your teeth. Keep the back portion of your tongue high in the mouth, but do not let it touch the roof. Push the air out and make sure you feel your vocal cords vibrate. 

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English Conversation – Festivals & Celebrations

Monday, May 9, 2011 @ 07:05 PM
posted by Jo

This is an English conversation lesson about festivals, carnivals, weddings and other celebrations. You can learn vocabulary and expressions associated with festivals and other celebrations as well as discover the most common questions people may ask you about this subject.

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English Conversation – Crime

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 @ 08:05 AM
posted by Jo

This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about crime. Learn useful vocabulary and expressions about crime, as well as common questions you might be asked when discussing this subject.

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English Conversation – The Weather

Monday, May 2, 2011 @ 06:05 PM
posted by Jo

This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about the weather.  There are so many terms in the English language to describe the weather, some with only very small differences in meaning. This lessons outlines some of those words, as well as some common idioms we use when talking about the weather. There are also some conversation questions about this subject. read more

English Conversation – The Arts

Monday, May 2, 2011 @ 04:05 PM
posted by Jo

This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about 'The Arts'. It includes an explanation about  when to use the definite article when talking about art forms, some art vocabulary, idioms we might use when discussing the arts and some conversation questions we might use when discussing this subject. read more

English Conversation – Pets & Animals

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 03:04 PM
posted by Jo

This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about pets and animals. There are some idioms that we use when talking about animals, some common questions people ask eachother about this subject, as well as an audio discussion with questions. read more

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