The word of the day is "size."


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."

Here’s a link to our updated privacy policy. You are probably getting a lot of email today regarding privacy policies. That’s because this is the day by which websites should be GDPR compliant. You can learn more about GDPR compliance by visiting this Wikipedia article.

The word of the day is "system."

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.

Here’s a new quiz for adjective clauses that begin with the pronoun "that."

Here’s a new video for adjective clauses in English:


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!

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."

main street

Main Street

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.

There’s a new video for the adjectives "some" and "any."


The word of the day is "here."

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 and son

mother / mom / mama / ma

If you ever want someone to be quiet, just use the word "hush."


Hush! He’s asleep!

Today’s word of the day is "second." You might be surprised to see how many different ways there are to use this word.

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.

  • First thing in the morning I make coffee.
  • Upon waking up, some people take a shower first and then they get dressed.
  • If you have children, you might have to take care of them first before you take care of your own needs.

The word of the day is "first."

The word of the day is "entire." Can you eat an entire pizza?


The word of the day is "door."

revolving door

The word of the day is "cancel." When a person cancels something, he or she puts an end to it.

camping in the rain

We had to cancel what remained of our camping trip because of heavy rain.

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.

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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