It's been a while since I wrote a '151 Words' column, so I thought today could be a nice time to write a shorter post: I get quite a lot of requests from people who want to connect with me on LinkedIn, and you probably do too. However, many of them are from people who I don't know and often times I can see they're not in education or teaching. They don't seem to be looking … [Read more...] about 151 Words On How To Be Different On LinkedIn
This is a good question - what's the difference between 'to catch up' and 'to meet up'..? Have a think about it, and then compare your ideas with the article below. First up, here are a few example sentences: Catch Up I caught up with Jennifer at the weekend - she's now a city lawyer! It's been really nice to see you and catch up again on everything.. After the … [Read more...] about The Difference Between ‘Catch Up’ And ‘Meet Up’ – Reader Question
I was just thinking this morning that there's one interesting thing that many learners seem to overlook. Or that this could be a nice reminder: Usually the learners who make the most progress are the ones who are doing it for themselves. "It's for me," they say. Learning comes from this perspective. It could be because you want to travel the world or get that amazing … [Read more...] about English For You
Bill kept his eyes focused on the screen, ignoring his sister's voice in the background. - "Bill. BILL! You've been playing that game all night! When are you going to do your assignment?" - "Oh, give it a rest! It's not due for another week." … [Read more...] about “Give It A Rest!” – And Other “Give It” Phrases
The Australian Government has been promoting an initiative called Safe Schools, which is aimed to promote a safe environment for children in all participating schools. It's especially aimed to fight against bullying and to support tolerance. Bullying, if you're not sure of the term, is when someone uses physical or verbal means to hurt someone else. It could be, for example, … [Read more...] about ‘Safe Schools’ – What Do You Think..?