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Archive for April, 2016

The Most Annoying English Words Online Posted by on Apr 26, 2016

The last thing you want to do is offend someone you haven’t even met by being annoying. Unfortunately, this can happen pretty easily in today’s electronic-based world. We often “meet” people online long before we meet them in person and sometimes we never meet them in person! I found this interesting list (by Grammar.net) of…

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Exploring the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Posted by on Apr 21, 2016

We already introduced the Great American City of Cleveland earlier this month. Now it’s time to explore one of the city’s most famous attractions – the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: “One of the most popular places to visit in Cleveland is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This museum dedicated to rock…

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One-word sentences in English Posted by on Apr 19, 2016

Here I’m going to highlight some of the simplest sentences in English. All of these sentences are only ONE word long! Sit back, relax, and enjoy; these are going to be some of the easiest English sentences you’ve ever learned. (It is about time something in English was easy, right?!) One-word sentences in English come…

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The origins of English Posted by on Apr 12, 2016

English is a language with an interesting history and evolution. What do you know about the history of the English language? If you want to know more about how English came to be the language it is today read on. English is a Germanic language that was first spoken in the country that is now…

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Great American Cities – Cleveland Posted by on Apr 7, 2016

Continuing in our Great American Cities series, our next stop is also a Midwest city – Cleveland. In many ways this city has suffered the same fate as Detroit. It’s a part of America that has become known as the Rust Belt – once great cities that were driven by manufacturing who have seen those…

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Business English abbreviations Posted by on Apr 5, 2016

For all those ESL learners who use English for business purposes here are some important abbreviations for you to know. This is not a list of all business-related abbreviations (that list would be too long), but these are some of the most important abbreviations in my opinion. If you know any abbreviations that I should…

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