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January 30, 2020
Students who are studying in the Blue Level should complete the Blue Level review today and then take the tests today or tomorrow before moving to the Red Level on February 1.
The word of the day is "stink."
January 29, 2020
Five things you can do to improve your English:
January 27, 2020
The word of the day is "partner."
Partners cooperate in order to achieve a common goal.
January 25, 2020
The verb "want" is used to talk about things that you desire:
These are very basic questions that beginning level students must understand how to form. Here are some questions that receive a yes or no answer:
Click this link to go to Blue Level Lesson Twenty-five to learn more about the verb "want."
Here’s a video from a few years ago:
January 24, 2020
The word of the day is "promise."
People who get married promise to
love, honor, and obey one another.
January 23, 2020
The modal verb "can" is very useful when talking about ability (what you can do) and possibility (what is possible).
Learn more about "can" in Blue Level Lesson Twenty-three.
New students should practice their reading skills in the Blue Level Reading Room. Try to make it through the entire list of reading assignments during the month of January.
January 22, 2020
Witnesses are important people in a trial because they have first-hand knowledge of things that they have observed with their ears or their eyes. The word of the day is "witness."
The lawyer asked the witness to answer
some difficult questions.
January 20, 2020
Today we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "We shall overcome."
January 19, 2020
This new video is for the modal verb "shall."
January 18, 2020
With the impeachment trial for the President starting next week, I will add to the Word of the Day section more vocabulary that is related to legal matters and the law. Today’s word of the day is "court."
January 16, 2020
The word of the day is "trial."
January 15, 2020
It’s a good idea to study possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns at about the same time. The links above will bring you to the lessons for each of those things.
The word of the day is "flush."
Use the toolbar to move text flush left or flush right.
January 13, 2020
The word of the day is "toy."
January 12, 2020
Use "at all" with a negative in order to make the negative stronger:
January 10, 2020
Today’s Blue Level lesson is about articles. When do you use a, an, or the? This lesson can help you with that.
The word of the day is "meager."
January 9, 2020
I made this new video to help some of my students with the word "explain."
January 7, 2020
The word of the day is "dawn."
The sun rises at dawn.
January 6, 2020
We use the word "there" to point out facts and information. It’s used for location, also. Don’t forget to use "there" when you talk about the existence of things:
Learn more about the word "there" in Blue Level Lesson Six.
I want to remind new students that if you are studying in the Blue Level, you should also practice your reading skills in the Blue Level Reading Room. Begin with "This is a family."
The word of the day is "chunk."
January 2, 2020
With the start of a new year, many students return to or begin the Blue Level. I explained this a few days ago.
Click here to go to Lesson One.
Click here to go to Lesson Two.
Complete the exercises and quizzes for each lesson.
You should also practice the reading exercises as you work your way through the Blue Level. Here is the first reading exercise.
The word of the day is "bark." These vocabulary exercises are intended to help you develop your vocabulary skills over a long period of time. Check the home page daily for new words.
January 1, 2020
New year, new video:
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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