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Vocabulary by Topics

Youtube: mmmEnglish, bigcurnch05 (word smart building a more educated vocabulary) Career Obstacle:  to hit an obstacle. to face an obstacle. to overcome an obstacle Challenges To get over hurdles 2. Fears and downs to have a doubt self-doubt to overcome self-doubt doubt to deal with fear to manage fear to harness fear to face one’s […]

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Vocabulary: word structure – roots

Youtube: Yousef Alqamoussi Ag, Act Do Activity, interaction, agent Ambul Walk, move Ambulance, Ambulatory, amble Ami, Amo Love Amiable, amorous, amity Anim Mind, Soul, Spirit Animate, unanimous, magnanimity Anthro Human anthropology, misanthrope, philanthropy Apt Skill aptitude, adapt Arch Chief, First archetype, archbishop, archeology, monarch Aud, Audit Hear audible, auditorium, audience Auto Self automatic, automobile, autonomy, […]

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Accurate English – Useful English Proverbs

Make hay while the sun shines. Take action while the opportunity exists. Don’t delay. The product is very popular this year. Let’s make hay while the sun shines and try to sell as many as we can. Failing to plan is planning to fail. Planning is a very important part of success. If you don’t […]

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The Structure of Argument Chapter 2

By Annette T. Rottenberg Chapter Two. Responding to Argument good reader, good listener: to uncover the clues that reveal the meaning and to become sensitive to the kinds of organization, support, and language that experienced writers use in persuading their audiences. to distinguish between responsible and irresponsible speech. your purpose is to learn what the […]

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Got it! Got it. vs I got it. Boss – Please have this ready by Friday. You – Got it! 收到! You – I got it. 我来吧/我有把握某事。 Scene 1: When somebody knocked the door, Phoebe said, “I’ll get it.” Scene 2: You and your friends are leaving the door, and your friend’s asking, “Where is […]

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English Intonation

Intonation: confident & boldness vs insecure, professional, intelligent. Say it with certainty. We impress people by our appearance, our dressing, and our intonation. Pitch changes: rising and falling intonation Questions – pitch goes up. Statements – pitch goes down. [US teenagers uptalk a lot.] Uptalk sounds immature and unprofessional. Uptalk makes people think that you […]

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English Learning – Modern Slang Words

To spill the tea you have some news/gossip for someone ex. amongst your family, I know that my family, they like to spill the tea on each other. So let’s say that you found out something shocking about your aunt, your aunt’s husband tells your dad, and then he tells your mom. Your mom walked […]

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