Football pitch - Soccer Field - English Vocabulary

Football / Soccer – English Vocabulary and Resources

It is that time again where we find ourselves in the middle of the FIFA World Cup where billions of people watch the most popular sport in the world… football, or as some countries also call it, soccer. Of course, I was asked to create a chart with vocabulary associated with football… so that is […]

Community carnival vocabulary on a pamphlet - Real-life English

Community Carnival Vocabulary

I was given a pamphlet last week about a community carnival in a part of Auckland, New Zealand. I noticed there was a lot of interesting vocabulary about fairs, in this case called a carnival, so I thought I would create a chart about it. This is an example of English that you may encounter […]

Farewell cake with the flags of Chile and New Zealand and a message in Spanish.

Now living in New Zealand

The reason I have been a little quiet lately is because I moved (with my family) from Chile, where I have been living for many years, to live back in my home country of New Zealand. Of course coming back to NZ I quickly needed to find a house, get some furniture for it, and […]

Parts of Speech in English - Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives, Verbs, Adverbs, Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections.

Parts of Speech – Word Classes

What is an adverb? What is a preposition? What is a…? These are questions that students sometimes ask when a teacher is explaining a grammar point. The different parts of speech (or all of those “grammar words” as some students call them) are important to know when learning English, or any other language. In order […]

Common Christmas Vocabulary in English

Christmas Vocabulary in English – Video and Chart

Since Christmas is almost here I decided to create the Christmas vocabulary chart above and also the video below where you can listen to the pronunciation of these words with different images. Christmas Vocabulary Video This is a new video with common English vocabulary associated with Christmas: You can also find more vocabulary about Christmas […]