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English language student completing a crossword puzzle

Crossword

The Crossword is back! Once again we have taken a crossword from The I newspaper (slightly amended) for you to try. Click on the crossword icon […]

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OET Corner

Authentic Listening Listening to different accents, speeds of speaking with all the ‘um’s and ‘ah’s of normal every day speech can be both exciting and frustrating. […]

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Pancake Day

Hurrah – It’s pancake day One of the best days of my year is coming up fast! Tuesday 25 February is Shrove Tuesday, commonly known as […]

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Book Club, Not Quite Nice novel for reading lesson

OET Corner

OET provides a number of excellent resources for students to use in their reading practice. They include useful journals and websites that have articles suitable for […]

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Phrasal Verbs

What is a phrasal verb anyway? Phrasal Verb (noun) a verb that joins with another word or words to make a verb with a new meaning. […]

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It’s all in the meaning…

Yesterday I saw a wonderful example of confusing English. Comedian and writer John Finnemore (@JohnFinnemore) had tweeted this:   ‘Double bed room which is located between […]

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Crossword – Tuesday 14 May 2019

Welcome to this week’s crossword, as usual from The I newspaper. Today our featured word is ‘throne’, the answer to 15 Down – ‘Monarch’s seat’. ‘Throne’ […]

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