December 18, 2014
There's a new video for the words "be" and "up."
The word of the day is "run."
December 17, 2014
The word of the day is "peace."
Today the United States announced that it intends on restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba. This comes after over 50 years of hostility and disagreement between the two countries.
the Cuban flag the American flag
December 16, 2014
There's a new word of the day quiz for December 2014.
God help the people of Pakistan heal after today's assault on innocent school children. This kind of horror is an abomination, unjustified, and an act of pure evil. Words can't express how sad this is.
December 15, 2014
The word of the day is "opposite." If something is opposite, it's on the other side or it's very different.
To a person living in New York, California is on the opposite side of the country.
The opposite of evil is goodness.
I asked for a hamburger, but I received just the opposite: a salad. (Is a salad the opposite of a hamburger?)
December 14, 2014
The word of the day is "native."
December 12, 2014
The word of the day is "latch."
There's a new quiz for the idioms section for verbs used with the preposition "up."
It's interesting how many verbs are used with up: Here are some more:
hang up / draw up / move up / call up / work up
Do you know what these idioms (verb phrases) mean?
December 11, 2014
Here's a new video: be + up
December 10, 2014
Here are your lessons for the day:
The word of the day is "jewelry."
December 9, 2014
How's everything going so far? To find out which lessons you need to work on for today, check the home page. Today is the 9th of December, so you should work on Lesson Nine for your level.
The word of the day is "idle." We use this word to describe a person who is not busy or is lazy.
December 8, 2014
The word of the day is "heal."
December 6, 2014
The word of the day is "fabric."
Anyone who wants to be included in the Photos section for December should send in a picture that includes a first name and the name of the country that the student is from. I'll have that up in a few days. Thanks!
December 5, 2014
Did you receive today's email? If not, it includes a new exercise for the Orange Level.
The word of the day is "exclude."
December 4, 2014
The word of the day is "distance."
Thanks to students who have found errors in the website recently. It really helps to have input from other people. My eyes aren't as good as they used to be!
December 3, 2014
Today is December 3, so you should be on the third lesson of the level that you have chosen to work on. Remember, most new students start on the Blue or Red Level.
The word of the day is "cure."
December 2, 2014
The word of the day is "bath." Notice that this word can be changed to a verb by adding an "e" to the end of it.
There are a few other words that do this:
There's a new reading exercise for the Green Level: Our class visited a community college.
Have you moved on to the next level? Students who were working in the Yellow Level last month should move to the Green Level. Students who were in the Orange Level should move to the Purple Level.
Make sure you download the checklist for the level that you are working on. For example, students studying in the Blue Level should go to the Blue Level page and download this checklist. Keep the checklist by your computer to keep track of progress.
December 1, 2014
You'll notice that each level on the home page shows that the lesson for today is Lesson One. Now that all of the levels are there, you simply follow the calendar when deciding on a lesson to study. What level are you? The tests and reviews for each level will help you make that determination. This new approach allows me more time to develop new material and work on new websites.
The word of the day is "advance."
Have you visited LearnEnglishThroughChat.com yet? This is a new website for students who just want to communicate with each other through chat.
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