Learn American English Online Blog
May 31, 2019
It’s the last day of the month. At this time, students who study on this website usually take tests to decide if they are ready to move to the next level. You can find the tests for this website on this page.
May 30, 2019
The word of the day is "option."
As a consumer, you have many options.
May 28, 2019
The word of the day is "tune."
May 27, 2019
I’m learning how to use Quizlet for creating quizzes. You can click here to practice vocabulary related to activities that you do in the morning.
He’s waking up.
May 25, 2019
The word of the day is "discover."
May 23, 2019
This new video is for the verb phrase "go off."
May 22, 2019
The word of the day is "cover." Thanks to Srinivas for the suggestion!
His head is covered with bandages.
May 21, 2019
The word of the day is "probably."
It’s probably going to rain all day today.
May 20, 2019
This is the time of year when we get a lot of rain here in Minnesota. It’s hard to avoid getting wet.
She got soaked!
The word of the day is "soggy."
May 18, 2019
The word of the day is "lesson."
May 17, 2019
This new video explains how you can use the phrase "on the other hand" when contrasting ideas:
May 15, 2019
Here’s another new video. It explains how to use "going on" which is different in some cases from "go on."
May 14, 2019
We’re already half way through May. How are your lessons going? One way to determine the level you should be working on is by trying the review for each level. You can find links for the reviews in each of the first five levels.
May 13, 2019
The word of the day is "glue." Glue holds things together. This word can be used literally and figuratively.
May 12, 2019
Happy Mother’s Day!
May 10 2019
There’s a new video for the verb phrase "go on" on this page.
May 9, 2019
The word of the day is "float."
When something floats, it remains aloft in the air or it stays on the top of a liquid like water.
May 7, 2019
This video explains how the word "having" is used with past participles to talk about past activity. I made it because it’s such an unusual way to form a sentence, yet I do it and many other people do it without thinking about unusual it is.
May 6, 2019
The word of the day is "dear."
May 3, 2019
This video provides examples for "all about."
The word of the day is "cut."
May 2, 2019
I’m working on a new video for "having" + the past participle. This is a weird way to put together phrases and clauses, but it might be useful for you to learn about, especially for advanced level students. The video should be ready by today or tomorrow.
Have you started a new level yet? At the beginning of the month, I encourage students to move forward to the next level if they feel they are ready. We’re you working in the Red Level? Then move forward to the Yellow Level? We’re you working in the Green Level? Then move forward to the Purple Level, but only if you feel like you are ready.
May 1, 2019
Happy May Day!
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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