Tactics for LISTENING

First, listen to the audio file and guess the words and phrases you hear. Write it down and this will boost your listening power. Examples: One: 1-What’s your name? 2-It,s Alina Smith. 3-Elina? 4-No, Alina. A-L-I-N-A 5-Oh, Alina. It’s nice to see you, Alina. Two: 1- Your name, please? 2-Matt Rosenblum. 3- Rosenblum… How do you …

125 Ways to Start (and Maintain) a Conversation in English

Parts of an article written by : Benny Lewis Phase 1: Starting the Conversation The best way to start up a conversation with someone you don’t know is to ask a question that’s not too personal. Here are some examples of polite questions you can ask to get things going: “Excuse me, do you have …

New research quantifies how much speakers’ first language affects learning a new language

Language research has documented that people tend to draw inferences about speakers based on how they talk. These often implicit inferences can occur in the blink of an eye and can affect how smart we think someone is, how much we like them, and more. This is also the case for the non-native accents typically …

Lesson 5 – I’m hungry

  Thomas: Hi Sarah, how are you? Sarah: Fine, how are you doing? Thomas: OK.  Sarah: What do you want to do? Thomas: I’m hungry. I’d like to eat something. Sarah: Where do you want to go? Thomas: I’d like to go to an Italian restaurant. Sarah: What kind of Italian food do you like? …

Lesson 4 – Asking directions.

  Amy: Hi Michael.  Michael: Hi Amy. What’s up?  Amy: I’m looking for the airport. Can you tell me how to get there?  Michael: No, sorry. I don’t know.  Amy: I think I can take the subway to the airport. Do you know where the subway is?  Michael: Sure, it’s over there.  Amy: Where? I …

A Princess of Mars, Part 1

Today, we begin a new series from a book by American writer Edgar Rice Burroughs.  The book is called “A Princess of Mars.”  It is the first book in a series that Mr. Burroughs wrote about a man who travels to Mars during the last years of the eighteen hundreds. There, the man meets strange beings …

I gotta + (verb)

I gotta + (verb) ‘I gotta’ is grammatically incorrect. It is more of a spoken form. If you want to say this with proper grammar, the equivalent would be, ‘I have got to’ or ‘I’ve got to’. In the spoken form, ‘got to’ is shortened to ‘gotta’ and the word ‘have’ is dropped. فایل تکمیلی …

I wanna + (verb)

I wanna + (verb) The word ‘wanna’ is incorrect grammatically. It is equivalent to ‘want to.’ When combined with the word ‘I’ it helps communicate something you want to do. برای تکمیل فایل درس لطفاً خرید ذیل را انجام دهید

Part I Language and Communities

The rest of Part I Language and Communities Book Name: An Introduction to Sociolinguistics Writer: Ronald Ward augh Summarized: Saeed Mojarradi Ph.D. Candidate  Page 32-61 Linguistically, Serbo-Croatian is a single south Slov language Used by two groups of people, the Serbs and Croasts, With somewhat different historical, cultural and religious backgrounds. There is a third …