What are some of your favorite movies or books? Marvel movies? Harry Potter? Star Wars? Do you love these movies? Or, do you wish you could change something about them? Here's a great writing exercise with my example, Choose a story you want to change. I choose Star Wars Episode 9: The Rise of SkywalkerWhat … Continue reading How Would You Change the Story?
Maybe you're like me and you have been stuck inside for last couple of weeks! Right now all the shopping malls are closed! Online shopping is fun but you might be trying to save money right now. So, instead of shopping let's pretend! Here are the rules, You have $500 to spend. You must have … Continue reading Let’s Go Shopping!
I LOVE the Marvel Universe! I love the movies, characters, and storylines! I love watching the movies again and again and having long discussions about them. There are so many characters in the Marvel movies. They are all different right? But when you try to describe them you might be using the same adjectives-good, nice, … Continue reading Marvel Universe-Adjectives
Are you trying to practice your writing skills but feel like you don't know what to write? Did you see my last post on journaling- https://mongoose-esl.com/2020/03/19/writing-practice-journaling/- but feel like you can't write more than a few sentences? You might have writer's block! Writer's block is when you are unable to think of what to write. … Continue reading Writer's Block
Do you ever get writer's block? Writer's block is when you can not think of what to write next. It feels like your brain is stuck or something is blocking your brain from thinking of what to write. Practicing your writing skills can help your speaking skills. However, sometimes it feels like you just don't … Continue reading I Can’t Think of What to Write!
Writing practice is an important step in improving your general English skills, especially your speaking skills. Speaking and writing are connected, therefore if you want to improve your speaking skills you should also practice writing. Grammar exercises are a good form of writing practice! But, grammar exercises are often boring. A more interesting way to … Continue reading Writing Practice-Journaling
Friday is here and it's time for a little fun! Let's talk about fast food, which a lot of us love! For today, I'm using one of my favorite channels on YouTube, The Try Guys. To see all their videos, check out their YouTube page here! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpi8TJfiA4lKGkaXs__YdBA/playlists Fast Food? But how does fast food connect … Continue reading Fun Friday! Fast Food Friday!
Let's talk about how to improve your vocabulary and how start using those higher level words. Why? If you are preparing for the TOEFL or IELTS, if you are writing a lot of e-mails or documents, if you are giving presentations, you should be using more high level vocabulary words! How? It's very difficult to … Continue reading Elevating your Vocabulary
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