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A Little Help From Friends

February 26, 2015 by St Giles

Have you ever seen the American TV series Friends? Did you know that you can find the transcript for every episode of the show online at www.friendstranscripts.tk?  Each episode is about 22 minutes long, which makes it a perfect exercise for students who are intermediate or higher.  So get some snacks, your English notebook, and… Read More »

Learning New Vocabulary

February 24, 2015 by St Giles

One of the biggest challenges for you as a student is trying to remember all the new words and phrases you will learn whilst you are studying. Here are some ideas to help you? Step 1 Keep a good record of new language: Buy a note book (Ryman’s just down the road has loads!) Try… Read More »

Reading Aloud and Recording Alone

February 16, 2015 by St Giles

Do you want to work on your pronunciation? Have you read something recently? Have you ever recorded and listened to yourself speaking English?! (Not an easy thing to do, I know, but definitely worth it!)  Try this activity to work on aspects of your pronunciation. 1.     Take a paragraph of a text you have read and… Read More »