Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Terrible and Terrific Christmas

Here is a Story that one of our students shared with us about her Christmas trip to the United States. The Christmas trip It was Christmas time and Adriana traveled from Mexico to visit her brother and sister-in-law in the … Continue reading

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An article about the ELT and listening

In today’s recommendation search, We came across this blog and wanted to share it with those who may be interested.  It comes from a blog called “The English Learner’s Blog.  Please let us know what you think in the comments section.  Thank you. Why … Continue reading

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English Vocabulary Word Search

In this weeks exercise, we have included a word search puzzle for your enjoyment.  The theme for this puzzle is centered on looking for a job.  You will find the list of words at the bottom of the puzzle.  Also, at … Continue reading

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Tips for improving your English listening skills

Listening is probably one of the most difficult skills to develop when learning any foreign language.  Some things to remember to do when working on your listening are as follows: Relax When you are stressed, any language learning skill can … Continue reading

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Everything is TODO right.

This story comes from another one of our students. It was during his first years at the University in Mexico City Distrito Federal when one of his friends (who, for the sake of simplicity, we will call Fulano) ran into … Continue reading

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Strong Writing

We are always on the hunt for online English learning resources for our students to study when they are not in class.   This week’s treasure comes from English Café by a blogger named Jennifer.  She has a blog called JennifersESL´s Blog. … Continue reading

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Crossword Puzzle

Expressions and Collocations To help you develop your language skills, we recommend doing as many exercises or puzzles related to English as possible.  This week’s crossword puzzle is about expressions and collocations.  A collocation can be a verb noun combination … Continue reading

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