Learn English with a story (Canada trip Pt.2)

In today’s post, we will learn more English with part 2 of my Canada trip story. We’ll start by learning some vocabulary to describe the place we live or a place we visit. Audio A (If you haven’t read part 1 yet, click HERE!) New English vocabulary from the story Urban vs rural (city vs countryside) Urban is an adjective …

Learn English with a story (My Canada trip Pt.1)

Audio Intro In August 2017 I visited my family in Canada for 3 weeks. (I live in Tokyo now) I wrote 3 stories about my trip as a way to teach my newsletter subscribers, they could use my story to learn some natural English. In 2019 made these 3 stories into 3 blog posts so my blog readers can learn …

My MOST popular English videos (Top 5)

Hi everyone! I decided to make a blog showcasing 5 of my YouTube videos with the MOST views. Some of these videos are from the very beginning of my YouTube English video career. Learn English with VIDEO I love to share my videos with people trying to improve their English. I’m happy to share these videos with you today 🙂 …

English Grammar Might – Should – Would have (2019)

For some of my private and company students in Japan, might have/should have English grammar can be confusing. Let me share a lesson I made to help explain these phrases, and I also added the expression would have. I hope this post is helpful for you and be sure to leave a comment below before you go! UPDATE! Video at …

English Preposition Collection (11 posts + 4 quizzes)

Learn English prepositions with this collection of my blog posts and quizzes. Speak with CONFIDENCE An English grammar topic that I spend a lot of time teaching my private and company students is prepositions. All parts of grammar are helpful to learn, but I like to teach prepositions for two reasons. These little words are easy to confuse. Probably because …

Unless – As long as (English grammar)

In today’s blog post learn how to use the conjunction unless and the expression as long as in natural conversation. Use this English grammar like a pro! Unless In today’s post, I will teach you how to use the conjunction UNLESS in natural English conversation. Do you remember what a conjunction is in English grammar? A conjunction is:a word that …

NOW THAT English Grammar (2019)

Now that In today’s post you will learn NOW THAT English grammar with easy to understand examples. This English grammar point came from a real lesson I had with a private student here in Japan. The Japanese Emperor has just changed. The title of Emperor was passed from father to his eldest son. My student and I were talking about …

April 2019 – English round-up!

Here is a collection of all the posts and videos that I published in April 2019. (I missed one week due to my new English teaching job at a Tokyo high school!) Did you see them all? Which one did you like the best? Leave a comment and let me know! (Join my newsletter and never miss a thing – …

Learn 3 English Expressions “In case” (audio too)

Recently I was asked about the English expression just in case and I thought it would make a good blog post. Today we will look at 3 natural English expressions that use in case. English Expressions – (Just) In case… Please look at the following example: “I don’t think it will rain today but I will take my umbrella with …