New Years Resolutions….
Learning something new, a new language is in the top 10 of things to resolve to do this year.....
Top 10 New Year's Resolutions
By Albrecht Powell, About.com Guide
1. Spend More Time with Family & Friends
2. Fit in Fitness
3. Tame the Bulge
Listening is one of the most important skills you can have. How well you listen has a major impact on your effectiveness, and on the quality of your relationships with others.We listen to obtain information, to understand, for enjoyment and to learn.
Given all this listening we do, you wo...
Over the next few months we will be using Proverbs to aid our discussion group.
We looked at the differences and links between them and idioms (още…)
In one class this week we looked at motivation in the work place and at home with friends and family....
we discussed some of these quotes which are indeed really relevant to us all ! (още…)
So, you thought you were tough enough to try to learn English?
This little treatise on the lovely language we share is only for the brave.
It was passed on by a linguist, original author unknown.
Peruse at your leisure, English lovers.
Reasons why the English language is so hard to l...
This was the question I was asked this week.
Those people who are living in the countries which were British colonies or American colonies can speak English. That means more than 400 million of the world’s population speak English as their native language. English is also very wide learned...
Agree to disagree or "agreeing to disagree" is a phrase in English referring to the resolution of a conflict (usually a debate or quarrel) whereby all parties tolerate but do not accept the opposing position(s).
It generally occurs when all sides recognise that further conflict is unnecess...
Last week we were discussing the ease of learning another language.
One student pointed this out…….makes you think!
From what they can tell, the universe is about 30% matter stuff (which we understand), and then 70% dark matter and darker energy (which we totally don’t understand). We’ve g...
In last week lessons on 'Applying for a job' students were finding it difficult to remember how to sign off letters.
Should it be 'yours sincerely' OR 'your faithfully' ? (още…)
One of the great ways to learn a new language is through music.
A students this week mentioned a slide show that a friend had forwarded to her by e-mail and that had also been sent to me.
This powerpoint slide show is of pictures of the very famous painter Vincent Van Gogh and is set to an...