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St How To Get Your Ex Back Over Text udent:   I can't understand it. What's the grammar rule ? Teacher:  You are treating these words as verbs, but they are adjectives in these sentences.  They are describing the feelings of the subject.    A few simple examples:  I am annoyed.  She is excited to go on vacation.  The […]

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Sentence starters, transitional and other useful words

Student: I’ve noticed I use the same speech patterns every lesson. I mean some of sentence structures like “it depends…”, “I think/suppose/guess …”, and etc. Does exist some common speech patterns helping to speak?  Teacher: The fact that you notice it yourself means that you are conscious of it and going to be looking for other […]

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Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs. Yuck. A phrasal verb is a verb plus a preposition or adverb which creates a meaning different from the original verb. Basically, when some words are used together, they form a new “word” (they have a meaning that has NOTHING to do with the two words that are combined). common phrasal verbs UsingEnglish […]


Prepositions of Place: at, in, on

I’ve seen many ways to help students understand prepositions and I have come to the conclusion that EnglishClub does it the best! In general, we use: at for a POINT in for an ENCLOSED SPACE on for a SURFACE at in on POINT ENCLOSED SPACE SURFACE at the corner in the garden on the wall […]


Prepositions of Time: at, in, on

I've seen many ways to help students understand prepositions and I have come to the conclusion that EnglishClub does it the best!   We use: at for a PRECISE TIME in for MONTHS, YEARS, CENTURIES and LONG PERIODS on for DAYS and DATES at in on PRECISE TIME MONTHS, YEARS, CENTURIES and LONG PERIODS DAYS and DATES at 3 […]



YouTube is an AMAZING tool for language learners! YouTube combines visuals and audio to really stimulate the senses.  Much more entertaining than the standard old grammar book! #1 Browse Search for videos about things that interest you. If you are interested in cooking, watch some videos about cooking in English. Check out different accents from […]


5 Fun Ways to Learn a New Language

article by Natalie Jesionka for The Daily Muse Dec 28, 2012 For many of us, the start of the new year is the time we often dust off our language dictionaries and workbooks and resolve to learn a new language. We conjure up dreams of communicating seamlessly with locals during our next trip and impressing our friends with newfound skills. But […]

FREE Skype chat

Everyday I get at least 2 messages inquiring about my services.  98% of those are people who want to speak with me for free.  In a perfect world, with no rent to pay or no need to buy food or clothing, I would be more than happy to talk to people all day for no […]


We all survived the end of the world on December 21, 2012… so I figured it was time to start blogging again!  I guess I can start with a recap of last year. January 2012- I returned to America  because my boyfriend had to serve 9 months of mandatory time in the Greek Military. February 2012- I […]