Category Archives: Pre-Intermediate (Level 3)

Are you having a bad day?

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Modal Verbs of Deduction or Speculation

Modal Verbs are very useful words. The most common are: will, can, could, would, should, must, might, and may. The rules for using them are easy: ♦ The negative is ‘not’ or ‘never’: You should not be late for work. I … Continue reading

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Pictures of Idioms #2

WRITTEN ALL OVER YOUR FACE Click on the picture below to find out the meaning of the idiom written all over your face. Once on the site, you can click on Follow at the bottom of the page to receive  more … Continue reading

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Pictures of Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

I have recently come across (phrasal verb: come across = found by accident) a very helpful website called idiomic.com which helps you understand and remember idioms and phrasal verbs by using amusing pictures. I have featured just one idiom below: BIG CHEESE If … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

It’s that time again! The world has welcomed in 2017 and we all have high hopes for this New Year. At least the optimists among us have high hopes. What do you hope to achieve this year? What can you … Continue reading

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German girl does amazing accents!

A lot of English learners believe (have been told again and again) that if they don’t start learning a second language as a child, they will never get the accent right. A lot of ESL teachers and academics believe this. Sound … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings!

 ************************************* Season’s Greetings!! It’s time to relax and enjoy yourself after all your hard work and study. I hope you have a very happy Christmas!! If you don’t celebrate Christmas, I hope you have a very happy holiday!! If you’re … Continue reading

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Learn English in the Shower!

You can dramatically improve your English listening starting now if you are serious! You can learn English in the shower. Think of how much time you spend in the shower. That can be FREE English time, fun and so easy. The … Continue reading

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Learn English and have fun with ‘EXTRA ENGLISH’ videos

EXTRA ENGLISH is a language education television series presented in the style of a sitcom (situation comedy). It has been made in four languages: English, French, German, and Spanish. Having watched and enjoyed the French series, I can highly recommend the English series which has the same plot. … Continue reading

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Get Help Now with English Pronunciation

Click on the picture for help with English pronunciation.

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