Posts Tagged ‘vocabulary’

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.

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… :)


Friday, November 9th, 2007

XwordThere are many sites on the net which allow you to create your own crosswords. The best are Discovery School’s Puzzlemaker and EclipseCrossword, a downloadable program which can make interactive web pages. These are useful for honing your English vocabulary, and just in general good for your mind.

Visual Thesaurus

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Visual_thesaurus_2The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus with an innovative display that encourages exploration and learning. To understand the power of the Visual Thesaurus, you really need to see it in action. Type in a word and give it a try!