Mes: abril 2016

Adjective Order

The order of the adjectives in English can be a bit  tricky when learning to speak, read or write in English, especially for Spanish speaking students. Here is a brief diagram of the order we put them in. Click to download the pdf file How to Place Adjectives in Order . Leer más →

Stop using VERY!

Here are some other words to use instead of using the word “very”. Try to be creative when you speak, anyone can say very good. Why not aim to be superb? Leer más →

How can we tell if I’d is WOULD or HAD?

Good morning! Here is a question I am asked quite often…How can I tell if I’d means would or had?

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Click here if you would like to download the pdf file  I’d would or had

Other ways of responding to a THANK YOU

Have you ever wondered if there were other ways of responding when someone thanks you? Here are some different ways you can answer: “You’re welcome” “My pleasure” “Happy to help” “Don’t mention it” “Not at all” “Of course” “Anytime” “No problem” “You bet” “Sure thing” Now next time someone thanks you for holding the door or something, try one of… Leer más →

Recipe how to speak English faster

I know what you are thinking, “A recipe on an English learning page?” Well this is a special recipe. I found it and thought maybe some of you would like to give it a try. Do you have any other methods that have helped you to speak English better or faster? Please share them with us.   Leer más →

Homophones Accept vs. Except

Our first homphones for this week.

Each week we are going to look and hear the differences between different homophones. Here are first ones. Listen to them, can you tell the difference between the two?

Accept (verb) – aceptar

Except (preposition or conjunction) – excepto

Everyone accepted the invitation except Sally.

 

Homophones – English is tricky!

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