TEFL – What is it?

TEFL; source: Wikipedia
Teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) refers to teaching English to students whose first language is not English. TEFL usually occurs in the student’s own country, either within the state school system, or privately, e.g., in an after-hours language school or with a tutor. TEFL teachers may be native or non-native speakers of English.

Let’s go skiing

ITCG Fermi 4 Tourism - 3rd Grade

Read this interesting post by an English teacher called Shanti and learn some useful expressions concerning skiing.

The words and expression in blue are phrasal verbs and collocations that you could add to your vocabulary.
Copy them on your notebook and write a sentence using them!

Then, write a comment below.
Do you ski? Are you a downhill or cross-country skier? What is your favourite part of a day trip skiing?
And if you don’t ski, what’s your favourite sport and why? What equipment do you need? How do you feel when you practice this sport?

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10 Phrasal Verbs which Will Make Your English Sound More Natural

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phrasal-verbs Using phrasal verbs can often make your English sound more natural. Today we’ll have a look at 10 phrasal verbs which should be part of your everyday language.

When learning a new phrasal verb, remember to also pay attention to its structure. That is, focus on whether the verb is used in a transitive or intransitive way, notice what comes after the preposition (for example, a person, an activity or a thing). Indeed the same phrasal verb can have more than one meaning and to a different meaning usually corresponds a different pattern . For instance, ‘to get back from somewhere’ means to return but ‘to get back to someone’ means to contact them usually by phone or email.

This is why below I added in brackets the pattern these 10 phrasal verbs follow when they have the meaning I want to present you with.

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