Preposition QUIZ week! Quiz #2

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Preposition QUIZ week! Quiz #1

Are you good at using English prepositions?  Take this quiz and find out!  Click here for the answer  AND more helpful preposition examples! ____________________________  ↑↑ FREE English Newsletter! Click here!↑↑ 

New English vocabulary – melt

New vocabulary  melt – verb – to become or make something become liquid as a result of heating “It was so hot my ice cream melted in only 5 or 10 seconds!” “If you take ice cubes out of the freezer they melt.” #af-form-1357870524 .af-body .af-textWrap{width:98%;display:block;float:none;} #af-form-1357870524 .af-body .privacyPolicy{color:#CCCCCC;font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;} #af-form-1357870524 .af-body a{color:#005C8A;text-decoration:underline;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;} #af-form-1357870524 .af-body input.text, #af-form-1357870524 .af-body textarea{background-color:#FFFFFF;border-color:#005C8A;border-width:1px;border-style:solid;color:#C7C7C7;text-decoration:none;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;font-size:18px;font-family:Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;} #af-form-1357870524 .af-body …

English Grammar ~ Do you know the difference between Tired OF and Tired FROM?

Do you know the difference between Tired OF and Tired FROM?Tired of (something)had too much of something,  or done something too much ~to be bored with an activity, a thing or person “I ate at Burger King everyday this week. I am tired of hamburgers now, let’s have pizza today!”(I’ve eaten too many hamburgers recently. I’m bored of them now.)“Jason works at …

English suffix ~ous Learn with lots of example sentences! (Updated with VIDEO!)

The English suffix ~OUS In July of 2017, some dangerous ants were found in Oi, a port in Tokyo. The ants are called ‘fire ants’ and they are poisonous! ant [noun ] a small insect that lives in highly organized groups.  port [noun] a place where ships load and unload goods or shelter from storms From this news, we used 2 adjectives with the suffix ~ous. Dangerous and poisonous. …

Notify VS Notice – Easily confused English

Have you ever confused the verbs NOTIFY and NOTICE? Here is a simple breakdown to explain the basic difference. notify – verb – to formally or officially tell somebody about something notice – verb – to see or hear somebody/something; to become aware of somebody/something Notify VS Notice – Easily confused English Below is a story that will explain how …

Learn English listening to a story! ~The Grand Canyon (Updated for 2018!)

New words from the story: https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/carve?q=carve https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/deep_1?q=deep https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/afford?q=afford Listen to the story at the video below Read the text below Mr. and Mrs. Soto and their son Hector are at the Grand Canyon in Arizona. They are standing behind the railing and looking at the colorful walls of the canyon. The Grand Canyon was carved by the Colorado River many years ago. It is 277 miles …

“Going to the Dentist” story (English listening!)

Going to the Dentist New words from the story: https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/toothache?q=toothache https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/check-up?q=check-up https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/cavity?q=cavity https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/clench?q=clench ➤Listen to the story HERE↓ 👀 Read the text below↓ James is at the dentist’s office today because he has a toothache on the right side of his mouth. He bought some medicine at the drug store, but the pain didn’t stop. His last dental check-up was …

News conversation topics with AUDIO (Listening practice) Syrian refugees

Canadians prepare to welcome thousands of Syrian refugees (News story 2015) 1 – Read the story and study the new words. 2 – Listen to the story audio once or twice while reading the notes. 3 – Listen to the story audio again a few more times without the notes, just focusing on listening. Canada Welcomes Syrian Refugees Canadians are …

Prepositions – Other uses for AT

Prepositions – Other uses for AT Here are some common uses of the preposition AT. Please read the following examples: Someone’s age when something happened- “I moved out of my parents at (the age of) 24.” “Oscar started playing baseball at (the age of) 6. That’s why he is so talented!” The speed that something was moving- “The police think the car …