Category Vocabulary

I don’t like “LIKE”

Did you like the film? We liked that Maltese restaurant. In my free time I like walking in the countryside. My husband likes washing the car on a Saturday. Those sentences are grammatically correct but – and this is a big BUT – they are boring. Like is an easy word to use so for […]

Quiz card #019

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Egg

Egg – a simple object yet interesting enough for me to write about it here. In class, today, we saw the 3 main parts of an egg: the shell, which is the outer part and is usually brown or white the white, which is the white (obviously) inner part the yolk, which is the inner […]

A lesson for thieves

Once a teacher always a teacher. I’ve spent 27 years working with learners of English from all over the world. Some were students, others unemployed. Some were professional athletes, others owners of their own business. Some needed English for pleasure purposes, others to get a promotion at work. There were those who also needed to […]

Quiz card #013

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Quiz card #012

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LEMON

Here’s a photo of a LEMON: No, I haven’t been having an alcoholic lunch. What you’re seeing in the photo is a lemon, which also happens to be a motor scooter. Do I have your attention? So here’s the story. Some years ago I bought a Piaggio Fly 125cc motor scooter with a lovely pearl white finish […]

Stormy weather for Christmas