Archive for the ‘vocabulary’ Category

Learn English with Flash Cards

Saturday, January 12th, 2008

This is a simple, useful site for lower-level learners. It is just made up of vocabulary flash cards that you can click on to hear pronunciation. Simple, but effective if you don’t have access to native speakers who can pronounce words for you.

Proper usage of ‘hope’ in English

Monday, January 7th, 2008

I see a lot of students who use WISH and HOPE incorrectly. The following lesson explains the proper usage of HOPE.

ESL and Archie Comics

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

Archie For comics fans, Archie Comics has a short comic strip designed for learning English. A new strip is added every three days. It comes with a podcast, which explains the story, and a learning guide with the podcast script, vocabulary explanations and comprehension questions and answers. On the main site there are also other comic strips and fun stuff to explore.

Business English Podcast

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

Here’s a Business English Podcast aimed at intermediate to advanced students of Business English. It’s done by two Canadian brothers. They explain a lot of useful words and phrases and the whole thing is done in a fun talk show style. Free study guides are available on the website. I think this podcast would be quite useful for students.

English Vocabulary – Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

This lesson features some more advanced vocabulary, including idioms and sayings related to Thanksgiving.
I want some turkey now!

Not this kind of Turkey, though… :)