A tutor is a teacher who works with just one student, or maybe two. Working with an English tutor can be a good way to improve your English more quickly, because you get to speak more, and work more on the kind of English help that you need.
Here is a list of places in our area that offer tutoring, and special services such as citizenship test assistance and accent reduction. Some tutoring is offered free from generous volunteers.
Here’s a YouTube video that shows many of these words being used. And here is a website with more words and more examples.
We usually talk about being careful with your writing – using correct grammar, punctuation, capitalization, etc. This is an exercise that does the opposite. It simply encourages you to write continuously – from your thoughts straight through to your fingers – without worrying about mistakes. The website is called writeordie.com
You’re pushed to keep typing, because if you stop – the screen starts turning red, and then starts making some irritating noises – until you start typing again.
This is easiest to use on your computer. You can use it on a tablet (iPad).
To try this – you don’t have to pay, or login. Below the BUY button, just click on the TRY button.
Here is a list of the 100 most frequently used English words. Do you know all of them? If you don’t you can learn about them with the Learners Dictionary. If you would like more, here is a list of the 1000 most frequently used words.
A good way to learn more English words is to study one new word every day. Here is a good website – learnersdictionary.com – that teaches you a new word or common expression every day. Start Today!
To make it easier to use on your phone or tablet, put a website shortcut button on your home screen that will go right to the Word of the Day. Here’s how to do that for Apple and Android.
A few weeks ago there was a post about free/inexpensive books listed on Bookbub. Here is another website that lists THOUSANDS of free eBooks – Freebooksifter.com
For example, here is their listing of free (or inexpensive) Amazon (Kindle) eBooks for children 4 to 8 years old. And here is their Amazon list of many free eBooks for learning English.
This Saturday, November 19th, there will be a large book sale at the main Framingham Library at 49 Lexington Street from 10:00 to 3:00. Lots of children’s books and cookbooks. Some are very cheap – 25 to 50 cents. Fill a whole bag for only $7!
More pictures like this on the English for Beginners Facebook Page.