test yourself: Now, do the same with these pictures… So, if somebody asks you “What’s the weather like?”, just look outside and use one of the phrases we’ve just been […]
Improving our English is as easy as a walk in the park. Why? Our natural communication skills give us everything we need. The more we hear and experience in English, the more […]
I live in an apartment in Ankara. Like most of the city it’s made of brick, re-inforced concrete and double glazing. It’s convenient and comfortable but sadly it requires us […]
Each week I meet with groups of friends who want to “keep up” or improve their speaking and proficiency in English. Some want to give presentations, negotiate and represent their […]
Most of us think chocolate is a gift of love, almost as romantic as giving flowers. If we’re lucky, the object of our affection will be thrilled to bits and […]
Let’s join the conversation… WHO Your friends may not be native speakers of English but you will be amazed how much you can do together in English. A group of […]
It’s my humble opinion that not much good will come from just lying about … then again..
Hi guys, watch this video… and then try the 1 minute challenge.
In Galle, Sri Lanka, a special ‘white tea’ is grown that comes from the newest, unfurled leaves at the very top of the bush. It can take a plantation a […]
Turkey and tea are inseparable, they go arm in arm together. Every household and workplace has a special double-boiler teapot, tulip shaped glasses with small matching saucers, tiny teaspoons and cubes […]
Starting the day with a delicious cuppa (cup of tea) is nice anytime of year but in winter it’s made all the more satisfying when it’s bursting with flavours from […]
This follows my earlier post…. Sustainable philosophy – Rachel Carson. Issues like global warming may win some people a Nobel prize, even an Oscar or two but for most of […]