Friday, March 28, 2014


The trees are different in spring, summer, autumn and winter.
Listen to a song about the four seasons.
Sing along! You may have to sign up for this website.
Do it - it is fun to practice here!

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Vocabulary Time

Landscapes. mountain, hill, canyon, valley...

How do you say that in English?

See and listen

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Friday, March 21, 2014

Thursday, March 13, 2014

English Speaking Practice Techniques

Have you ever heard of "shadowing"?
This is the act of reading along with an audio by using the tapescript. 
First-listen to an audio over and over again.  Make sure you know all of the words!
Second-Copy the audio by reading along with it exactly like you hear it.

Give it a try!
Watch Julian's description to get you motivated. 

Friday, March 7, 2014

Tongue Twisters

See if you can say these three times quickly!

• Flash message. Flash message.
• Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
• Mix a box of mixed biscuits with a boxed biscuit mixer.
• A proper copper coffee pot.
• I saw Esau sitting on a seesaw. Esau, he saw me.
• Toy boat. Toy boat. Toy boat.
• Lovely lemon liniment.
• Six thick thistle sticks. Six thick thistles stick.
• Good blood, bad blood.
• Three free throws.The instinct of an extinct insect stinks.
• Comical economists. Comical economists.
• Which wristwatches are Swiss wristwatches?

•Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked.
If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
Where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?

•One-One was a racehorse.
Two-Two was one, too.
When One-One won one race,
Two-Two won one, too.

Listen up


Listening Practice

Susan is telephoning a travel agency.  Before listening, read the enquiry form carefully.

 CLICK Here To Begin

Good luck!

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Life and Love

Hi everyone, How was your weekend? I hope it was fabulous!

 Love. We all look for it, some of us find it, some of us continue searching. Ever wonder what the mathematics behind love are? Well, today we are going to watch a video, a story about a guy named Carl,  who is looking for   […]

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Audio Book - Death Valley

Death Valley is a land of beautiful yet dangerous extremes. There are mountains that reach more than three thousand meters into the sky. There is a place called Badwater that is the lowest area of land in the Western Hemisphere. If there were water there, it would be eighty-six meters below the level of the ocean.

Read and listen