Learn American English Online Blog
May 30, 2018
The word of the day is "size."
May 28, 2018
Today is Memorial Day. This is a day set aside to give respect to those who have died in wars in which Americans participated. It’s also a day to honor veterans of war or military service.
Today is also considered to be the first day of summer, a time when people can relax a little more than during other times of the year and go on vacation.
The word of the day is "watch."
May 25, 2018
The word of the day is "system."
May 23, 2018
This upcoming weekend is Memorial Day Weekend. A lot of people will be traveling because it’s a three-day weekend. Many people will be on the road. The word of the day is "road."
This road was built alongside a lake.
May 22, 2018
Here’s a new quiz for adjective clauses that begin with the pronoun "that."
May 21, 2018
Here’s a new video for adjective clauses in English:
May 20, 2018
The word of the day is "scam." A scam is something that can get you into trouble and cause you to lose money. There are a lot of scams out there. Be careful!
May 18, 2018
Most American cities have a Main Street. That’s the street everyone goes to when they shop or eat. It’s the street that you drive or walk through when visiting a small town. There’s nothing more American than Main Street. The word of the day is "main."
May 17, 2018
The word of the day is "destroy." This is a useful word that you can use when something is ruined or removed through natural or human activity.
May 15, 2017
There’s a new video for the adjectives "some" and "any."
The word of the day is "here."
May 13, 2018
Happy Mother’s Day!
May 12, 2018
Tomorrow is Mother’s Day. This is a busy weekend in the United States. Many people go out to eat to celebrate the holiday. There are also large celebrations and fund raisers held on Mother’s Day. The word of the day is "mother."
mother / mom / mama / ma
May 11, 2018
If you ever want someone to be quiet, just use the word "hush."
Hush! He’s asleep!
May 9, 2018
Today’s word of the day is "second." You might be surprised to see how many different ways there are to use this word.
May 8, 2018
What’s the first thing you do every day? If you said the first you do is practice your English online, that’s a very good way to start the day. There are other things that people do first.
The word of the day is "first."
May 7, 2018
The word of the day is "entire." Can you eat an entire pizza?
May 6, 2018
The word of the day is "door."
May 4, 2018
The word of the day is "cancel." When a person cancels something, he or she puts an end to it.
We had to cancel what remained of our camping trip because of heavy rain.
May 2, 2018
The word of the day is "behave."
Here’s a new video for tag questions in the past tense:
This video might make it easier to complete the quiz I posted a few days ago.
May 1, 2018
Happy May Day!
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