Lesson Corner – Grammar Resources

It’s been a long time since I posted new material here – I have not been teaching for quite some time. However I heard today from a website called Lesson Corner and thought that my visitors here would like to know about the site which has some excellent resources – and lots of them. These…

Phrasal Verbs – Help at Last

Most of my students have come to me hating Phrasal Verbs and I am not surprised. These wicked little English Language beasts could not be more confusing if a set of ingenious Ancient Britons had sat down with the deliberate intention of making life difficult for foreigners. Many of them mean several different things. If…

All The Grammar You Will Ever Need

I’ve created a page with all the Grammar resources you need to pass your exams and sort out your problems collected in one place. I have also reorganised the Grammar pages at the site so that they connect to that page and don’t appear one by one at the top but instead you can find…

Practice makes Perfect

Most people who fail English exams do so because they make a lot of basic mistakes. Nowadays many students speak and understand English really quite well for everyday use but not well enough to pass exams. They keep on studying the more difficult parts of their course but end up losing marks for mistakes with…

The Ultimate Preposition Resource

Learning prepositions is a famous nightmare for English learners. The problem is that often there is no direct translation from English to your own first language (especially true for Greek speakers but also many other non-Latin based languages). You have to just get used to what the right preposition sounds like in the same way…