Browsing archives for February, 2010

Driving in the USA!

American Culture,Podcast 15 February 2010 | 5 Comments

Here is a podcast on some of the more interesting aspects of driving in the USA. For example, how old you have to be to drive in the United States and a few driving laws as well. Tomorrow I will post the script to the podcast. Also, please let me know if there is […]

St. Valentine’s Day Part 2

American Culture 15 February 2010 | 0 Comments

I forgot to mention in my podcast from yesterday, that Valentine’s day (also called St. Valentine’s day) is also a big day for weddings in the United States. In fact, my mother and father were married on Valentine’s day. All of the decorations at the wedding were heart-shaped. A few words I thought I’d go […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

American Culture,Podcast 14 February 2010 | 1 Comment

Besides learning specific grammar of a language, it is imporant to learn about the culture and customs of a country that speaks that language. This podcast is about how we celebrate Valentine’s day in the United States. I hope you enjoy it. Let me know if you have any questions! to answer the following […]

Learning ways to say good-bye in English!

English Vocabulary,Podcast 11 February 2010 | 0 Comments

Here is the link to podcast #3. This podcast is about different ways to say good-bye in English. Below is the script of the podcast. Please leave a comment if you have any questions! ***Hi my name is Yvonne and this is The English Guru podcast #3. Today I’ll be talking about different ways […]

Learning greetings in English

English Vocabulary,Podcast 8 February 2010 | 0 Comments

Below is the link to Podcast #2. It will help you learn various greetings in English and when to use them. Here is the script of the podcast in case you need to follow along: Hi, my name is Yvonne. This is The English Guru podcast #2. Today I will be speaking about various […]

Learn English!

English Fun 8 February 2010 | 1 Comment

I’m looking forward to helping you learn English!

Practicing the Alphabet

English Fun,English Vocabulary 7 February 2010 | 1 Comment

This first podcast is for beginner English students. It will help you practice the English alphabet. Enjoy! I hope to be making more podcasts soon. Feel free to leave me a comment if there is a particular topic you’d like me to discuss. Below is a copy of the podcast script, in case you […]

Speaking about Sports in English

English Grammar,English Vocabulary 6 February 2010 | 1 Comment

As an English teacher, in the past a lot of my students made mistakes when talking about different sports. Sometimes you use the verb ‘play’ before the sport name and sometimes you don’t. I’m going to list a few of the expressions when speaking about different sports in English. These sports need the verb ‘play’ […]

Making conversation in English

English Vocabulary 5 February 2010 | 1 Comment

So, you’ve said ‘hi’ and you’ve told you new potential friend your name and asked them theirs. Now what? Usually people start by asking questions like: “What do you do (for a living)?”“What are you studying (in college)?”“Where do you live?” You can keep things very light. I know in some countries it’s okay to […]