Welcome! This site is for students to practice their English and keep up to date with environmental issues.

You can find a mixture of reading, crosswords, videos and short English lessons: these will normally be vocabulary, but I may also treat you to some grammar!

There are now over 260 lessons on this blog. Look through the Blog archive, Post labels and Popular Posts to find what you want.

If you want to print a lesson, click on the lesson title and then look for the Print Friendly icon.

''Let nature be your teacher''
William Wordsworth, poet, 1770-1850

''Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift''
Albert Einstein, physicist, 1879-1955

''... to find the word, or words, by which [an] idea may be most fitly and aptly expressed''
P.M. Roget, lexicographer, 1779-1869

Friday, 24 May 2013

English courses this summer

Do you want to go to England to improve your English?!
I can recommend a school called English Steps.
They have spaces on their English courses in July and August.

  • Live with a qualified English teacher and other students, in an English-speaking house.
  • 17.5 hours of morning English lessons per week, in small classes - maximum class size of 4, normally 2 or 3.
  • Work for Charities, NGOs and other organisations in the afternoons.
  • Or join us on Trips, activities and extra courses with qualified English teachers.
  • Free accommodation in your own room in Leeds, UK.
  • Social activities such as film-nights, cultural evenings, and trips to the pub.

  You can find more information here, or go to the English Steps website.


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