Category Archives: Vocabulary

Watch the News to Improve Listening and Vocabulary

Hello all you hard-working English students! I’m afraid I won’t be publishing any new posts for a couple of months as I’m off to France this week to study French. You see, I’m a language learner like you. I know what it’s … 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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Phrasal Verbs: 3 Easy Rules

There are just 3 things to know if you want to understand and remember Phrasal Verbs: 1. Phrasal Verbs are Vocabulary. 2. There are two types: a)Separable and b)Non-separable. 3. When they are Separable, the pronoun must always go in the middle.   1. … Continue reading

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TOEIC Test – 600 Essential Words: Part 2

First, read TOEIC Test – 600 Essential Words: Part 1 Finished? Did you follow my advice? Good, because now I will continue with my list of words from the TOEIC Test – 600 Essential Words. Today, I am presenting some of the NOUNS … Continue reading

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Short stories by Vanda Vadas

I constantly encourage English students to read excellent authors in order to improve their reading, writing, and vocabulary skills. How can you possibly acquire the skills you need for advanced level writing if you don’t read inspiring material? Vanda Vadas is just such … Continue reading

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Learn English with Facebook

 On Facebook, you can find  Australia Plus Learn English (part of the Australia Network Website) where you can join their community for conversational English tips.  You can also access several other learning programs on the  Australia Network Website. There is something for … Continue reading

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Advanced Students: Improve your English Speaking & Expression

Advanced English students may not need to improve their English just for simple communication. However, if you want to extend your vocabulary and articulate your ideas more clearly, either when speaking or writing, where do you go for advice and information? Well, … Continue reading

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Things in my House: Vocabulary for Beginners

Have fun and learn new ‘Things in my House’ words with pictures. Go to http://www.manythings.org/lulu/i1.html When you finish, click-on English Vocabulary Games with Pictures http://www.manythings.org/lulu/

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Enjoy reading and increase your vocabulary and writing skill

Tara Moss Tara Moss is a bestselling Canadian-Australian author, television presenter, journalist and former model. She has kindly made some of her short stories available free on the Internet. If you wish to improve your English expression, her stories are … Continue reading

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