Beginner English: Hello & Goodbye

There are many ways to say “hello” and “goodbye” in English, especially in informal conversation. Try out these phrases next time you’re practicing! GREETINGS Hello / Hi / Hey These are the most basic greetings. “Hey” is more informal. You might  hear the word “there” after any of these words: Hello there. Hi there. HeyContinue reading “Beginner English: Hello & Goodbye”

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” toContinue reading “Vocabulary: Weddings!”

Part 1: Basic uses of “to get” (VIDEO)

The verb “to get” is one of those verbs that has so. many. uses. Let’s break down two of the basic uses in this first lesson in my three-part series. (The written version of the lesson is below the video.)   get + noun (direct object) When paired with a direct object — a nounContinue reading “Part 1: Basic uses of “to get” (VIDEO)”

Video Lesson: 5 Difficult-to-Pronounce English Words

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How to use “afraid”

The word “afraid” can be used in a couple of different ways in English, which might be confusing for learners. Read on for the two main ways to use “afraid,” and how to use them in conversation. [Listen to the audio version of this lesson here.] afraid = fear One meaning of “afraid” is theContinue reading “How to use “afraid””