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The word of the day is "special."


A birthday is a special day.

New video! I’ve been working with my regular classroom students on forming adverb clauses. Here you go:

The word of the day is "room." You can listen to it here:

Some of you have noticed that lately I haven’t been posting very much in the blog section. Everything is okay. It’s just a busy time of year for me right now. I’ve been traveling, and I’m working on a new project unrelated to the website.

Keep checking the website for updated material and check your email for links to new lessons.

There are many different and interesting ways to use the word "point." Learn about them here.

What is she pointing at?

The word of the day is "move."

A dolly is used for moving boxes from one place to another.

This new video can help you make comparisons in which two people express similar negative feelings:

The word of the day is "home."

Here’s a new quiz for choosing the correct article, a, an, the, or no article.

Students often make mistakes with the verb "have." This is because "have" is used as a main verb and as a helping verb. If you are learning English for the first time, I recommend that you focus on understanding how the verb have is used in the present tense, the present continuous tense, and the past tense before learning anything that’s more advanced, such as the present perfect tense.

  • I have some coffee. (present tense)
  • What are you having for breakfast. (present continuous tense)
  • We had a good time last night. (past tense)

The word of the day is "gold."

The word of the day is "example."

Here’s a new video for the words "so" and "too."

The word of the day is "dry."

This is the time of year when the school year is finished and students have the summer to do whatever they want to do. It’s very exciting to have three months of great summer weather and the luxury of time off.

Today’s word is "complete."

The word of the day is "boat."

There’s a new Orange Level quiz for the words "so" and "too." We use these words to join similar ideas together in one sentence.

Each course level on this website has a checklist. Print out and keep the checklist next to your computer, tablet, or phone and use it to track your progress as you move through the lessons:


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