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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Waterfall

English Word of the Day – WATERFALL waterfall: (noun) a river or stream that falls from a height, especially over a cliff, rocks, or a steep incline. Example Sentence: Angel Falls in Venezuela is the world’s tallest waterfall at 979 metres (3,212 ft)....

Health Problems Vocabulary

I have created a new page and chart with some common health problems in English: The page includes the difference between SICK and ILL as well as the difference between ACHE and PAIN. More details here: Health Problems in English English Teacher Resources Teachers...

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...

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