Tag Archives: Vocabulary

A Not Only Grammar test – 21 June 2020

How good is your English? Test yourself with questions taken straight out of the classroom. Just click on the link below and good luck! https://forms.gle/RvV1MWYi3pwKhBwt8

Vary your vocabulary

This afternoon’s class focussed on alternative words for common adjectives. Have you ever used any of these before? happy => CHUFFED sad => GUTTED good => TERRIFIC bad => DIRE angry => CHEESED OFF interesting => MIND-BLOWING attractive => STUNNING shocked => FLABBERGASTED Over to you … Can you think of a situation you have […]

Mikhail shares what he’s learnt

Kudos to my student, Mikhail, for using his Facebook status to practise, and share, words and expressions discussed in the classroom. Folks, it’s not enough to write stuff down in your notebooks; if you don’t apply it in your daily life, then you are likely to forget most of it. So, for today, I’m happy to […]

Test yourself! #001


The picture above was drawn by one of my students, Tatjana, during this afternoon’s class. As you can see, there are two parts to it, an apple and a worm. What’s the worm doing? Well, it’s clearly enjoying eating the juicy fruit. Now, if you are like me and love eating reading books (last month […]