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 the… Continue reading How to use “afraid”

English Intonation

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO AUDIO OF THIS LESSON (Tip: Listen while you read!) What is Intonation? Intonation is the "music" or "melody" of speech. It's the way the pitch or sound of a person's voice rises and falls while speaking.   How is it Used in Speech? When someone raises or lowers their pitch… Continue reading English Intonation

Using “come” and “go”

Do you have a hard time deciding if you need to use "come" or "go" in English? Check out this video lesson! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n35Omhh8mGE Get more lessons like this via email Sign up for the Teacher Amanda email list and you'll receive a free e-book of 33 Everyday English Expressions in your first email!