Zombies anyone?

I am a huge horror movie fan and also a big TV series addict. One of the TV series I am religiously watching is The Walking Dead and I’m quite excited about the final episode that is coming up next week. At the same time, I’m quite sad that it will end then. It has […]

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More on IELTS Speaking

Recently, I had a lesson going through this part of the IELTS Test. A lot of candidates usually 1) ace the first part but many are 2) stumped when they reach Part 2 where candidates tend to 3) dry up after 45 seconds (as I have seen this happen many times!). The final part asks […]

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It’s Raining Again

It’s been raining a lot these past few weeks and the clouds don’t seem to want to *let up. To be honest, I love the wet weather after not having seen the rain for a long time in the middle-eastern desert. What about you? How do you feel about the rain? *let up: a pause […]

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Welcome to Spring!

Although it’s supposed to be the first day of spring today, it still feels really cold. My daughter is already thinking of wearing T-shirts while I’m still chattering my teeth wearing three layers of clothes! Anyway, I hope it’s nice and warm where you are!

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St. Patrick’s Day

Today is St. Patrick’s Day and is an occasion that is widely celebrated in the US and Ireland. To find out more about this day, have a look at this video: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKf-Do0VGjc] You can also try some of these resources below. St. Patrick’s Day Worksheets ESL HolidayLessons.com: Saint Patrick’s Day (text + mp3) ESLVideo.com :: History […]

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IELTS Academic Writing Task 1

Today’s lesson with my students involved IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 and what is involved in this part of the test. If you need help with this, here are some websites for you to practise with: IELTS Exam Preparation – Writing Task 1 – A IELTS Writing – Academic Task 1 – Vocabulary | Good […]

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