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…

Daily Words 20 – Space Exploration Special

I’ve not been making posts as frequently as usual recently as I have been very busy so here is a special edition to make up for it. Last night someone introduced me to NASA TV at the website of the US Space Exploration Program. Wow! You can watch a live webcam broadcast of astronauts aboard…

A Cure for Global Warming – Active Remedy Update

One of my more popular posts here was a mini-lesson, suitable for all English learners who need to write or speak about solutions for Environmental problems, featuring the work of two inspirational friends of mine, Stella and Tara Joy in India. They have been hard at work recently creating an online exhibition featuring words and…

Daily Words 13 – Youth Crime Special

Today’s Daily Words are from the Sky News article Tackling Youth Crime – Through Boxing that I posted yesterday tearaway     philanthropist    funding     debate     initiative    transform     gangster    gang culture intervene     to tackle head on      mainstream      excluded    disaffected    to turn your life around law-abiding      crimewave     work ethic   donor    negotiate motivate With these words and the ideas gained…

Writing about Youth Crime – a Success Story

Here is a really brilliant topic resource for any student who needs to write an essay about Youth problems. It is a news report from the UK’s Sky News about a highly successful scheme set up to offer young men who have been excluded from school for bad behaviour a new and different way to…

Daily Words 6 – Special Edition

Today’s Daily Words is a special selection to help you work with the excellent resource for studying the Environment and ESL topics based on the problems associated with it to be found at http://www.activeremedy.org.uk Climate Change Reforestation Viable alternative extinction to threaten safeguard imminent Think Globally, Act Locally sustainable Remedy habitat Read and study the…