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Vocabulary: Weddings!

You may have noticed that I haven’t posted a lesson in a while. I’ve been busy with in-person English students...and beginning to plan my wedding! It isn’t until October, but it takes so much planning. It’s inspired me to post some wedding vocabulary for you! Note: Below, I’ll use terms like “bride” and “groom” to… Continue reading Vocabulary: Weddings!

7 ways to improve your TOEFL score

Taking any test can be a nerve-wracking experience, but taking a test in a language other than your native one can cause you great anxiety - especially tests like the TOEFL or IELTS, which have a lot riding on them (meaning that many important things depend on succeeding with these tests). Here are a few… Continue reading 7 ways to improve your TOEFL score

Part 3: Basic uses of “to get” (VIDEO)

Welcome to part three of my series on using the English verb “to get”! Check out Part 1 and Part 2 here. The text of this lesson is below the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-ZjiDfqEJA   passive structures Last week, we learned that one use of “get” is to add the past participle to talk about reflexive actions.… Continue reading Part 3: Basic uses of “to get” (VIDEO)