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I’m looking for authors for my English blog
I’m looking for authors for my English blog Who am I? I’m a blogger. I’m a 49 years old Romanian woman and I live in Scotland. I’m looking for authors for my English blog. I’m going to college to ESOL level 3 course (English for Speakers of Other Languages). No, I’m learning at home by myself for the moment due to coronavirus pandemic. It is so difficult… I like to think I’m good enough to speak and write in my own language. In the last 8 years I wrote more […]
Life with two dogs is hard, but wonderful
Life with two dogs is hard, but wonderful Life with two dogs. I have two rescue dogs from Romania, my country. The male is 5 years old. He’s so kind with us and with all our friends, but is difficult to walk him because he doesn’t like other dogs, so he always barks and pulls on the leash. I tried to train my dog by myself without success. Some months ago I hired a dog trainer. She told me what I already knew. It doesn’t help me. Bruno still pulls […]
Is it difficult to read the label on medicine?
Is it difficult to read the label on medicine? “A woman got a bottle of pills from the chemist’s. She had high blood-pressure. The words on the label were simple enough “Take once a day until finished.” But the woman was from Mexico, and her English wasn’t very good. In Spanish, “once” means 11. So she took 11 pills every day. Soon, she didn’t feel very well and told her doctor. She was lucky she didn’t die.” – Is it difficult to read the label on medicine? – from my […]
I improve my English by learning very hard
My First Complaint in the UK I improve my English by learning very hard Two months ago I had to choose a website from the Internet to write my homework about how to make a complaint. I chose a pet shop I already knew because I often order food for my dogs from it. Ten days ago I ordered a crate and an odor remover solution for my carpet from the same website. You know, I got a puppy and I had to train her to pee outside. They told me my order will arrive on 24th of April. On 14th I decided to […]
Phrasal verbs – try to use a multi-word verb
Phrasal verbs at ESOL level 3 Phrasal verbs – try to use a multi-word verb. Tell us something interesting that happened to you this week, and try to use a multi-word verb – homework. Try to use a multi-word verb Two months ago I’ve got a new dog, a black female puppy called Onix. She’s 6 months old and she sometimes tries to get out of doing her needs outside, so I had to train her do not pee in my house. I was about to give up after some […]
Writing task Covid 19 – homework ESOL 3
Homework esol 3 Writing task Covid 19 – homework ESOL 3. Write an informal email to your friend who lives in a country where Covid 19 has not arrived yet and tell them how your life in Scotland has changed as a result of this virus. Give your friend some advice and tell him/her how to prepare themselves for the arrival of the virus in their own city/country after one week. Hi Sara! As you probably already know, due of the pandemic coronavirus our lives had change here in Scotland. […]
At the reception desk at the Plaza Hotel
Homework ESOL level 3 course At the reception desk at the Plaza Hotel – homework. When you complained at the reception desk at the Plaza Hotel, you felt that the receptionist was not very helpful. She noted your complaint, but she didn’t apologize or offer any compensation. You still feel angry about this. After you return home you decide to write a letter to the hotel manager. 1.Invent an address for the Plaza Hotel. 2. Write this and your own address in the correct places at the top of the […]
Preposition of place (opposite, next to, behind, between etc)
A worksheet to learn preposition of place Preposition of place (opposite, next to, behind, between etc). At the beggining of ESOL level 3 course, our teacher brought us a worksheet to help us to learn preposition of place (opposite, next to, behind, on the corner of, between, in the middle). I prepared a similar one to show you what I learned. Click the picture to make it bigger. The library is on the corner of Aston Road. The bank is between car park and dentist. The park is opposite the […]
Free-time activity homework ESOL level 3
Free-time activity homework Free-time activity homework ESOL level 3. Think about your favourite free-time activity. Write a description of it. Include: -how often you do it -where you do it -what equipment you need -what clothes you need -when the best time to do it is -why you like it About my Free-time activity I didn’t like writing when I was younger. Poems fascinated me, but I didn’t have the talent to compose them.
Future with will
Future with will I will + verb I’ll + verb I will not + verb I won’t + verb If I feel better, I’ll go shopping with my mum. If the weather is good, I’ll go to the park to play football. If it rains, I won’t go out. If I decide to stay in, I’ll ring you.