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… :)


WordLearner

Friday, November 9th, 2007

WordLearner offers a range of facilities for both learners and teachers, including online games and exercises, mobile phone software and customisable printable materials, all of which is designed to help users expand their vocabulary in almost any language. One of the best resources I’ve come across in a while.

Crosswords

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.