Friday, April 17, 2020

Microlesson: Flight Attendants and Stewardesses

This week's microlesson shows how language can change over time, using the phrase flight attendant as an example.

Click the link to see the microlesson:

http://www.roadtogrammar.com/microlessons/?&1&acb

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Friday, April 10, 2020

Microlessons: Semicolons

This week's microlesson is on the use of semicolons. This is very useful information for ESL learners who do a lot of writing.

Link:

http://www.roadtogrammar.com/microlessons/index.html?&1&aca

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Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Parallel Sentences

As your writing improves and you start creating longer sentences, the topic of parallelism becomes important. It means ensuring that all the elements of your sentence co-ordinate with each other.

This is a topic suitable for learners at high B2 level and upwards.

Road to Grammar features a hub on this topic with notes and two activities, all in a business context. Click the link below to start:


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Friday, April 03, 2020

Microlesson: Words Ending in Away

This week's microlesson covers a list of words that end in -AWAY.

These words are:


  • castaway
  • stowaway
  • runaway
  • faraway
  • giveaway
  • takeaway
  • throwaway
View the microlesson here:



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Halloween

Halloween is coming up and I vant to drink your blood! Err, I mean I want to share some Halloween vocabulary. Click on the link or the pictu...