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Improve your English: Learn Vocabulary with TV Series "Modern Family"

Do you want to improve your vocabulary? Do you have Netflix? Today, you'll learn 16 new words by watching only 5 minutes of an episode from Modern Family. They are divided into 3 levels. Check them out! Instructions Be ready to take notes and have the show ready: Modern Family, Season 1, Episode 2. A. Listen without subtitles from 0:00 to 5:17. Do you notice how much you understand? Rate from 1 to 5. B. Listen again without subtitles. This time, pay attention and check how ma

Improve Your Fluency: 5 Collocations With "Give"

A collocation is two or more words that often go together. Learning them helps increase vocabulary and fluency. Today, we'll learn my 5 favorite collocations with GIVE: give a break, give a call, give a chance, give a hand, and give a ride. Give (someone) a break To give someone help. Could you give me a hand? This box is to heavy for me. Could they give us a hand on Saturday? Give (someone) a call To call someone on the phone. Give me a call when you get home. I'll give you

Why Is "Go to Home" Incorrect and How to Use It

If you've said, "go to home," this post is for you. It will help you learn 3 things: how to use go to, how to combine go with other adverbs (like go somewhere), and how to combine home with other verbs (like stay home). How to use go to You use go to to talk about going somewhere: Go + to + article + noun Go to bed Go to

Improve your Pronunciation: The Vowel Sounds /i:/ and /e/

Today we'll learn the long and short E, the sounds of /i:/ and /e/, how to read the pronunciation in a dictionary, and exercises for you to practice. What's the difference between the following pairs? MEAN-MEN MEET-MET MEAN-MEET ANY-MANY Yes, it's the vowel sounds. Before beginning, have ready some pen and paper. Then: Draw a table with two columns. At the top of one of them, write symbol /i:/. At the top of the second

How to Practice Simple Past Tense with a Song

If you love music and want to practice simple past, today I'll teach you how to do it, just like I do with my students. There are endless options on how to work with a song. As a teacher, I'd first look for a great song. Then, I'd create fun activities that match my students' needs while we practice listening, reading, writing, and pronunciation. Would you like that? Today I'll show you one example with activities for three different levels: beginner, intermediate and advance