You may be familiar with the word "Thanksgiving" as an American holiday, but beyond that...what's it all about? History The American holiday of Thanksgiving (there's a Canadian Thanksgiving in October, unrelated to the American holiday) takes place on the fourth Thursday of November each year. It is not a religious holiday and therefore is a… Continue reading American Thanksgiving: What’s it all about?
A lesson I was teaching earlier this week included the verb "ensure," and when students started asking about other, similar sounding verbs, I realized it makes for a great blog lesson post! Read on for definitions, example sentences, and mp3s for pronunciation of three easily confused English verbs: assure, insure, and ensure. (Listen to my pronunciation… Continue reading 3 easily confused English verbs
Quantifiers are words used before nouns to express the amount of something - in fairly general terms. Here are some common quantifiers and how to use them. 1. too much, too many, too (meaning = “more than is good”) too much + non-count noun Example: I drink too much coffee. too many + count noun… Continue reading Quantifiers Made Easy!