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The difference between a hurricane, a typhoon, and a cyclone - English Vocabulary

Hurricane, Typhoon, Cyclone – What is the difference?

  With so much talk about Hurricanes in the news lately with Hurricane Irma causing serious problems in the Caribbean and the State of Florida (U.S.), I thought I would answer this question… What is the difference between a Hurricane, a Typhoon, and a Cyclone? A hurricane, a typhoon, and a cyclone are essentially the […]

Adverbs of Frequency Summary Chart - (Indefinite Frequency)

Adverbs of Frequency – New Charts and Videos

I have just created two new videos about Adverbs of Frequency. One is about Adverbs of INDEFINITE Frequency such as always, usually, normally, generally, often, frequently, sometimes, occasionally, seldom, hardly ever, rarely and never. The second video is about Adverbs of DEFINITE Frequency such as once a week, three times a year, daily, every two […]

AT, ON, IN with parts of the day - Prepositions of Time in English.

AT ON IN with Parts of the Day

I am currently working on our next video about prepositions of time AT, ON and IN. We already have a page with grammar notes about these prepositions of time, though I noticed the chart that is there was one of the first ones that I created… which means it is a little outdated and without the […]

Halloween Worksheets - Spelling, Crossword, Word Search, True or False, Logic Puzzle and Scrambled Word Activities

Halloween Resources for Teachers

Halloween is coming soon (October 31st) and I have just finished creating some Halloween worksheets for English teachers. These are ideal for fast finishers or whenever you have a few minutes to spare before bell. There is a logic puzzle, scrambled words, a spelling activity, a word search, crossword and a true or false activity. Click on […]

The difference between Profession and Occupation in English.

The difference between Profession and Occupation

The difference between Occupation and Profession in English Profession Requires a degree or completed studies at a university (or higher education). It involves extensive training and special knowledge. Examples of professions are accountants, architects, doctors, engineers, lawyers, teachers. Notice how you need a degree (higher education) to be able to work in these professions. Occupation […]

To Be + Age in English. How to say your age in English.

How to say your age in English

I have just created a new chart about how to say your age in English. The reason I created this is because in English we use TO BE for your age and not have as in some other languages. (In Spanish you use tener, In French avoir , in Italian avere, but in English we do not […]

The meaning of the English idiom - Under the Weather - with example sentences.

Under the weather – idiom

The meaning of under the weather When someone is under the weather, it means that the person: is slightly ill. feels a little sick. doesn’t feel well. Sometimes the person’s (body) defences are low and they feel tired or exhausted too. Under the weather can also refer to a person being intoxicated or even a little sad or depressed. […]

Learn English on Periscope - Woodward English

Learn English on Periscope

Something that I have heard about, though pretty much ignored the last months, is a relatively “new” app called Periscope (it is only been around about a year). I love languages so I thought I would check it out to see if it would be of any use helping me learn other languages or to […]

TO BE with Nationality and Country

To Be with Nationality and Country

Here is a new chart for students that have just started learning English. One of the first things you learn (after “my name is…”) is usually saying where you are from. My name is… I am from … Well, here is a simple chart showing the structure of this sentence using TO BE with FROM […]

The difference between FOR and SINCE in English

For vs Since

I have just created a NEW CHART about the difference between FOR and SINCE in English: More details about this difference, see out grammar notes here: http://www.grammar.cl/Notes/For_Since.htm (On that grammar page we also have a PDF with exercises you can complete) Once you have read the notes, try our game: http://www.grammar.cl/Games/For_Since.htm I hope you find this useful.