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An Ongoing Dialog

American Slang,English Fun 8 May 2012 | 4 Comments

Hi everyone! In the past I’ve been making dialogs with random people’s names in order to show what different words or phrases meant.  I’ve decided to create a few characters that I will use over and over so that you can get to know these people and their personalities.  Let me introduce to you the […]

Pinch Poke, You Owe Me a Coke!

English Fun 2 May 2012 | 4 Comments

Pinch poke, you owe me a coke! Slang of the day:  Pinch poke, you owe me a coke! Meaning:  This is a silly saying you can say when you and a friend say something at the exact same time! Usage:  Pinch poke, you owe me a coke! Dialog: Mom – Who wants the green juice and who […]

Mixminder.com

English Fun 21 February 2012 | 2 Comments

Do you have children or are you a teacher? I have a new web site called mixminder.com. I create wonderful games, worksheets and lesson plans for children of all ages. I made a rocket ship game where children can practice counting their numbers. There are also several Valentine’s Day games and math problems as well. […]

New English Game

English Fun 7 January 2012 | 5 Comments

Hi Everyone! I’m creating a new English game and I wanted to let you know how it will work. Every day or so, I will be making a post about a new slang phrase or idiom you can learn. Each phrase will have a card that you can print out and carry with you in your […]

Learning English Through Dreaming

English Fun 27 July 2011 | 4 Comments

Hi Everyone!! I’ve created a new e-book called “Learning English Through Dreaming.” This ebook is 40 pages long and filled with great writing prompts to get you daydreaming in English. Do you want to know what makes this book even more special? The fact that it is part of the live English series. This means […]

Question for my Blog Readers…

English Fun 19 July 2011 | 7 Comments

Hi Everyone. I’ve had a bit of a respite from blogging and now I’m ready to blog again. So, now I have a question for all of you. Which types of blog posts do you find most useful? Audio, not written Both audio and written Grammar Slang Culture Other – if you say other, please […]

Easter in Pictures

American Culture,English Fun 18 April 2011 | 0 Comments

Here are some pictures that I wanted to share with you all from past Easters. My daughter took her picture with Mrs. Easter Bunny. A professional picture of 2 of my 3 children for Easter 3 years ago. We dyed Easter eggs and put beautiful butterflies on them. These were the prettiest eggs we’ve ever […]

English proverbs

English Fun,English Idioms 14 April 2011 | 0 Comments

Proverbs are simple sayings that are based on common sense and are repeated often.  Here are a few of my favorite English proverbs. The early bird catches the worm. This means that success will come to people who are well prepared and put forth great effort. A chain is only as strong as its weakest […]

Easter Traditions

American Culture,English Fun 12 April 2011 | 4 Comments

Easter is very late this year.  This year it is on April 24th.  The stores are filled with chocolate bunnies and eggs, as well as little toys.  So many places have different Easter traditions, so I thought I’d write about my family’s Easter traditions.  During the week or two before Easter, I try to find […]

You win some and you lose some…

English Fun,English Idioms 11 April 2011 | 6 Comments

Have you ever felt like sometimes things go your way and sometimes they don’t? Read this story below and answer the questions to see if you can find out what is going Fred’s way and what is not going his way today. April 11, 2011 Dear Diary, Today has been a truly bizarre day. So […]