LyricsTraining.com

Hey, everyone! 🙂

If you really enjoy practicing English listening to music (like me!), you cannot miss this website. LyricsTraining.com is a very fun and simple way to enhance your listening, reading and writing at the same time!

First of all, you register using your e-mail or Facebook account. After that, you pick up a song of your choice. To give an example, I chose “When Love Takes Over” (David Guetta, feat. Kelly Rowland). What’s next?

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Spelling challenge!

Hey, you! 🙂

I was here just surfing the internet when I suddenly ran into this spelling challenge. I decided to try it and I aced it! \o/

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Anyone is free to test it, but I highly recommend intermediate students* to do so.

*Interchange: Book 1 (Unit 8 on), Book 2 and Book 3.

Click here to start! (Be honest, right?)

Share your result in the comments section so we can talk about the words you have difficulty with!

Have a good test!

P.S.: My view on it? Sincerely? Few words sometimes confuse me. But keeping reading updated is the best choice. 😉

Conditionals

Hi, guys! 🙂

Today we will practice CONDITIONALS, a really important matter in English. We use conditional sentences to say one thing depends on another. They can be used to talk about real or imaginary situations. One of the clauses starts with if (or a similar word) – this is the conditional clause. The other clause talks about the result of the conditional clause happening. Off we go!!! Continue reading

Adverbs and expressions of frequency

Hey you! 🙂

Today, let’s practice adverbs and expressions of frequency!!!

We use adverbs of frequency –  like sometimes, usually or never –  to say how often we do things, or how often things happen.

Click on the image to watch the video and understand it better:

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See more here. At the end of the page, there are some extra exercises, right?

I always eat rice and beans for lunch. But I eat eggs twice a week.

I almost always watch volleyball on TV. I never play volleyball, though.

What about you? Tell me how often you do something! 😉

 

What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

Hi, there! 🙂

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? Is it money? Fame?

Robert Waldinger, psychiatrist, is the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development. He’s got unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction.

In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life.

Do you agree with this talk? Leave your impressions about it! 😉

Hello

Hi, everyone! 😉

Hello” is a song by English singer Adele. It was released on 23 October 2015 as the lead single from her third studio album, 25 (2015).

It attained international commercial success reaching number one in almost every country it charted. In the United Kingdom, it became her second UK number-one single, following “Someone like You”. In the United States, “Hello” debuted atop the Billboard Hot 100, becoming her fourth number-one on the chart and breaking several records, including becoming the first song to sell over a million digital copies in a week.

The music video for the song broke the Vevo Record by achieving over 27.7 million views within a 24-hour span. It also broke the record for shortest time to attain 100 million Vevo views. All less than 3 months after releasing! A huge success!

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Click here to listen to the song while you read the lyrics! Enjoy it!

8 TEST & EXAM Expressions

Hey, dear! 🙂

Let’s learn some new vocabulary this afternoon!

If you have a test coming up, you are probably talking about it with your classmates. Describe your testing experience accurately by learning some common expressions that are often used when talking about tests and exams.

Now that you have just watched it, KILL THIS QUIZ with your new knowledge!

How about leaving a comment with a personal experience in which you can use one of the new words learned?

Mine is: I passed Biochemistry by the skin of my teeth.

You may also use the comments section to express yourself in any way, OK? 😉 See you there!