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!
I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during this very scary time! Please listen to your health officials' recommendations for how to stay healthy and keep others healthy. News and updates about COVID-19 are dominating our lives now. Here are some of the words you are probably seeing in many places that you didn't … Continue reading COVID-19 Vocabulary Words
In many part of the world it is winter now. Where I live, it is extremely cold! You have to wear a lot of different kinds of clothing to feel warm! Check out the words and pictures below and see if you use them in the cold weather! Photo by Ogo on Pexels.com Peacoat/Wool Coat- … Continue reading Cold Weather Clothing
The Super Bowl is the championship game for American Football. It is definitely one of the most watched television events for Americans. The two top football teams play against each other. But, this game is about more than just watching football, here are some of the other important elements of the game to help you … Continue reading Super Bowl Sunday!
Are you looking for a lot of free practice tests to study for the TOEFL and improve your score? There are a lot of free practice tests on Youtube! Here's a video that uses the updated, new TOEFL. This excellent video includes sample answers if you download the PDF. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zot2_HgAPnk If you still want more … Continue reading TOEFL Tuesday!
The monologue, or long answer in Part 2 of the IELTS Speaking test can seem very scary! And, it is! Speaking for two minutes on a topic can be very difficult. That's why it is extremely important to strategize. How? The questions for Part 2 are always similar in structure. When you practice giving answers, … Continue reading IELTS Speaking-Part 2
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!
New Year's Resolutions are a great way to think about the future and reflect on the past. Not sure what they are? Check out my last post on New Year's Resolutions. https://mongoose-esl.com/2020/01/21/happy-new-year/ The Future Tense Making resolutions is a great way to think about your life and goals. However, it's also a great way to … Continue reading New Year’s Resolution? Future Tense Practice!
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
Happy New Year and welcome to 2020! I hope you had a wonderful day and I hope you have a great 2020! Leave your answers to the questions below!A very common question everyone asks at the start of a new year is, what is your New Year's Resolution? The most common resolutions are to stop … Continue reading Happy New Year!