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 might want to learn more vocabulary about […]

50 ESL Conversation Questions - English Teacher Resource

50 ESL Conversation Questions – English Speaking Practice

ESL Conversation Starters – English Speaking Practice about Personal Information I have just created a new video that can be used in the English Language Classroom, ideally for adult or teenage ESL / ELL students at an intermediate level. This video contains 50 conversation questions about personal information, likes and life experiences. Example Questions are: […]

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Waterfall - English Meaning / Definition

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).   If you follow us on Twitter, you will already know that […]