If you wear it on your hand, wrist or arm, it’s a WATCH. These sports watches are all mine. Yet, I seldom wear a watch in everyday life. If it’s on the bedside table, hanging on a wall or even part of the microwave oven, it’s a CLOCK. This is the clock on my microwave oven.
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Recently I have written a couple of posts about postcards: Postcard expressions and Send a postcard. Today I will carry on with this theme in order to introduce some useful vocabulary. First of all, after choosing and buying a postcard, you’ll probably start by writing a message. Click here for some useful sentences: Postcard expressions.Continue reading “Stuck on postcards”
Look at the flags. Can you name the country and the nationality (what we call the people from that country)? Example: Send in your answers using the form below. And if your country flag isn’t here, tell me so that I can include it!
I know many people think that sending postcards is old fashioned and, anyway, it’s only something you do when on holiday. It’s true that few people write postcards these days. With smartphones stuck to our hands, it’s easier to take a photo and send via a messaging app or post on social media. However, youContinue reading “Send a postcard (in English!)”
I’m giving you the chance to try a test I had set for my students in April of last year . Click on the link below and test yourself! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdjnBoveFePpYCx6KHhY8ejalIo6J_xma-1lJLuolm4woyxZA/viewform
Here’s a brief text about a local savory biscuit, known as “galletti”. I’ve taken out a few words. Use your language skills to omplete it. Email your answers using the form below. Also known ___1___ water crackers, the savory galletti are thin, hard, and brittle Maltese biscuits consisting ___2___ flour, salt, semolina, yeast, sugar, warmContinue reading “Galletti (water crackers)”
Let’s look at a couple of interesting ways of talking about the time. Midnight, for example, can be described as THE WITCHING HOUR. Yesterday evening I drank so much water that I woke up at the witching hour to pee. Yes, I use real-life situations as examples! You go to a party and get homeContinue reading “From midnight to 4am”
Have you ever written a postcard while away on holiday? If you grew up in the days before emails and instant messaging, you probably have. On the other hand, if WhatsApp, Twitter, Messenger and Snap Chat were the first words you learned at school, then you might not even know what a postcard is! Well,Continue reading “Postcard expressions”
#elcome #o #he #editerranean. #elcome #o #he #eeling #f #he #ummer #un #n #our #kin, #nd #he #mell #f #alt #n #he #ir. #o #he #aste #f #esty #ranges, #o #he #ome #f #ittersweet #emories. #ELCOME #O #HE #ORLD #F #INNIE. Here’s an interesting challenge. Above is an advertising slogan of a popular local softContinue reading “No first letters”