Monthly Archives: December 2013

An English lesson (of sorts) from The Boss!

I could tell you to listen to this because there are lots of examples of the present simple and the present continuous in it or I could just tell you to listen to it because it is soooooooooo fantastic!   … Continue reading

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And something for you Jonathan! I have to credit my older sister (who follows this blog!) with this wonderful flashmob which she posted on facebook a little while ago! What do you think Jonathan – and everyone else?

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Sarah loves Christmas!

Subject/object questions. Remember today’s example. Sarah loves Christmas. Subject question; Who loves Christmas? Object question; What does Sarah love? (Remember to use an auxiliary verb!) So, write two questions for each of these sentences. Valerie works at Bruxelles Formation. Anita … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

And here is the full length version of The Snowman – a modern classic that has become a compulsory part of my Christmas. If you want to listen to the song from it, here it is and here are the … Continue reading

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This year I am going to ……………

So, what is your New Year’s Resolution? Learn a new language? Do something healthy? Read more? See more of your family …………. oh the list is endless!! Here are some ideas to inspire you Tell me what you are going … Continue reading

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President Obama Gets Into the Christmas Spirit By Singing Jingle Bells

Originally posted on NewsFeed:
At last, President Obama has found a way to fend off the second-term blues: by singing Christmas songs. Well, kind of. The popular YouTube channel Baracksdubs has carefully spliced together bits and pieces of Obama’s speeches to…

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There is nothing like a queue!

I went on a very interesting training course last week and at lunch the conversation turned to national traits. My colleagues were very interested in a trait they see as being very English – the need to queue! They asked … Continue reading

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