Friday, September 25, 2020

Is the 'TH' sound tricky? Let's practice with Tom.

Do you have 5 minutes? Then we have the person to help with the TH sound  👅

thank you Rachel's English

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Reading: famous English fables

 Reading can be entertaining. 

In the post I shall attempt to show you this.

Follow this link. Choose from the menu: 

Cat, Fish, Fox, Hare, Lark, Miser, Lion, Wolf, Mouse, Jack 

Click on the gap and add the correct article (a, an, the, -)

Begin here

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Brain teaser! definite or indefinite article?


a, an, the , -

She loves dessert.
She loves the flavour of chocolate.
Why don't we use 'the' in the first example?

Why not brush up on the reason? 


Saturday, September 5, 2020

Restroom or bathroom?

A true story

Laura is at the airport. She waits for her flight. 

Her flight is to Berlin, and it is 4 hours away. 

Laura walks around the airport and looks at the shops. She has a nice time.

After an hour she wants to visit the bathroom. She searches for it, but she doesn't find it.

"Where is the bathroom?" she asks herself.

She looks and looks but she can't find it. She starts asking people where it is.

Laura: "Excuse me sir, could you please tell me where is the bathroom?"

Man: "You mean the restroom, right?"

Laura: "No, I mean the bathroom."

Man: "Well, the restroom is over there." He says and walks away.

Laura doesn't understand. She asks a lady: "Excuse me madam, could you please tell me where is the bathroom?"

"The restroom is over there," the lady answers and walks away.

Laura is confused. "What's their problem? I need to use the bathroom and they send me to rest?! I don't need a restroom, I need the bathroom!"

After a while Laura gives up. She feels tired of all this walking and asking. She decides that maybe they are all right and she does need to rest.

She walks to the restroom. Now she is surprised. She realizes the restroom is actually the name for a public bathroom!