Browsing archives for 'English Fun'

Happy Canada Day!

English Fun 1 July 2010 | 0 Comments

Happy Canada Day! My husband wrote an article all about this holiday! Enjoy!

Writing with details

English Fun 6 June 2010 | 4 Comments

Today I wanted to get you to expand on your writing and tweeting. I asked one friend of mine on twitter what was new and he wrote 7 tweets. He had lots of English practice from those tweets. Isn’t that wonderful? Below is an example of expanding thoughts. It’s still concise, but has many more […]

At a DVD rental store

American Culture,English Fun 24 May 2010 | 4 Comments

Want to learn about how to talk to a clerk at a DVD/video rental store? Keep on reading! Clerk – Hi, may I help you? You – Yes, I’m looking for a movie… Clerk – Which one? You – I think it’s called, “The Razor’s Edge?” Clerk – Oh yes, I know that movie. It’s […]

Useful Rhymes

English Fun 21 May 2010 | 4 Comments

There are a few rhymes/poems that English speakers say often to help remember simple things. Here are a few of them that I use often. Do you need to unscrew a lid or turn a faucet, remember this saying: Righty tighty, lefty loosey Can’t remember how to spell certain ‘ie’ words, here’s a good one […]

How to write a sequence of events…

English Fun 14 April 2010 | 3 Comments

What do you eat for breakfast in the morning? Do you eat the same thing every morning? I eat cereal almost every day. Yes, I know that’s boring. But, I buy different kinds of cereal. Sometimes a rice cereal in the shape of hexagons, sometimes frosted corn flakes, or maybe a peanut butter ball cereal. […]

More Slang for the Soul!

English Fun,English Vocabulary 26 March 2010 | 4 Comments

DUDE!!! This has to be one of my favorite words to say. You can ask any of my friends. I say it all of the time. What does it mean? It’s slang, and it means ‘man or person.’ Here’s how you can use it: Dude, what are you doing? Instead of saying the person’s name, […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

English Fun,English Grammar 13 March 2010 | 2 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day is also called St. Paddy’s Day. It is a day to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland. It’s celebrated on March 17, every year. It’s celebrated in many more countries than only Ireland. It is a very fun day in the United States. Even though it is an Irish Catholic holiday, almost […]

What American kids do after school

American Culture,English Fun 10 March 2010 | 2 Comments

After school in the USA there are tons of activities in which boys and girls can participate. There are sports, clubs, academic competitions, and band. These activities are called extracurricular activities. The first category is sports. Children can start participating in sports as early as they would like. They can play these sports in high […]

Knock Knock…

English Fun 9 March 2010 | 2 Comments

Time for some English fun! Have you ever heard of Knock Knock jokes? Do you know what to say when a person who speaks English says “Knock knock?” Here’s what you do… Person A: Knock knock… Person B: Who’s there? Person A: Abe Person B: Abe who? Person A: Abe c d e f g […]

Beach Vocabulary

English Fun,English Vocabulary 8 March 2010 | 1 Comment

I went to the beach the last 2 days and I took some pictures in order to teach some English beach vocabulary! It’s useful because Spring is just around the corner! The beaches I went to were on Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island. This first pictures is a group of beach toys for playing […]