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The Chaos of English Pronunciation

By jenniferv | Apr 10, 2022 | Comments Off on The Chaos of English Pronunciation
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Do you find English pronunciation a challenge?  Do you look at words and wonder how all of those letters can possibly make that sound?  You are not alone! In 1920, a Dutch author called Gerard Nolst Trenité published a poem called “The Chaos”. This image shows just a part of the poem, which is very long and […]

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Happy April Fools’ Day!

By jenniferv | Apr 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Happy April Fools’ Day!

April Fools’ Day is celebrated around the world – do you celebrate in your country? The origins of this tradition are uncertain but there are a few theories. Some suggest that it began in France in 1582.  This was when France moved from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar.  Under the Julian calendar, the […]

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Noun Challenge

By jenniferv | Apr 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Noun Challenge

I recently talked about using photographs to help you learn adjectives (Adjective Challenge).  Another great way of building your vocabulary is to challenge yourself to see how many things you can name in a photograph. Have a look at the picture above.  What do you see?  Try to look closely and you will start to notice […]

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Word of the Day

By jenniferv | Mar 26, 2022 | Comments Off on Word of the Day

If you really want to build your English vocabulary, why not try to learn at least one new word every day? I will be posting a “Word of the Day” on my Social Media, so if you follow me, you’ll be able to achieve this goal without too much effort. The wider your English vocabulary, […]

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Build your Vocabulary – Create a Vocabulary Box

By jenniferv | Mar 22, 2022 | Comments Off on Build your Vocabulary – Create a Vocabulary Box

We all know how important it is to build a good vocabulary bank in order to develop fluency in English.  The more vocabulary you know, the less you will struggle to communicate in English. I’m sure you’ve always been told “write the words in your vocabulary book” and that is very important – but do […]

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The Adjective Challenge

By jenniferv | Mar 18, 2022 | Comments Off on The Adjective Challenge

Many people struggle to build their fluency, so today I’m going to set you a challenge: Have a look at the picture above.  We can see that it was taken on a sunny day.  We can see the sea and some cliffs.  Is that all we can say about it?  Of course not!  A fluent […]

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