Everybody needs to change a time to meet sometimes. In this post, I’ll show you some formal and informal ways to reschedule your plans.
‘Almost’ is a tough adverb to use. It describes similarity or quantities. However, it is often confused with ‘almost all’ and ‘almost everyone’.
It should be simple to use ‘would like’ but this is taught and checked so badly that many students can’t use it accurately. In this post I’ll use the contracted form ”d like’ because this causes most of the errors I encounter.
Today’s episode is all about self correction, or correcting your own mistakes. 20140730_selfcorrection.mp3 The podcast is also available in the iTunes Store by searching for Get Great English or clicking here. Also, you can stream it on Stitcher here or in the sidebar.
I posted about describing medical problems earlier this week. Here are some links to deeper subject matter.
You will definitely make mistakes when learning a language and you will definitely learn from mistakes. Keep them in mind but don’t worry about them.
Even the healthiest person needs to visit the doctor sometimes. Here is some language you can use to describe common illnesses.
This week’s podcast is about daily routines. Remember, adverbs of frequency (always, sometimes, usually, never) go before the verb. I always wake up at half-past six. Adverbial phrases go at the end of the clause. I go running three times a week. 20140723_routine.mp3 The podcast is also available in the iTunes Store by searching for … [Read more…]
In the past few months I’ve looked at starting conversations and continuing conversations. Today I’m going to show you how to end a conversation politely and smoothly so you can avoid hurting people’s feelings.
When you book hotel rooms, it is important to know what kind of rooms you need. A single room has one single bed. A twin room has two single beds. A double room has one double bed. A suite usually has a double bed and a living room facility and often also has private dining … [Read more…]