Jun 23

English Grammar: ‘win’ + object or ‘beat’ + object (common mistake)

World Cup Fever: how to use ‘win’ and ‘beat’ CORRECTLY

Football Win Beat JPEG

May 06

Phonemic Poem 6: /ʤ/

Chris reads Phonemic Poem 6 on the /ʤ/ sound.

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The jury budged the jokey judge.

Jolly Julie made us fudge.

Jest and joke; jump to your ledge.

Juicy dew drenches the hedge.

Gentle legends due to age;

dubious duties induce rage.

Jumping genies jive unhinged.

Duly produce this poem you’ve binged.

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Apr 29

Phonemic Poem 5: /ɜ:/

Chris reads Phonemic Poem 5, which is about the /ɜ:/ sound.

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Have you heard about this word?

Murderous workers cursed and stirred.

‘Air’ or ‘are’? Er…it’s reverted

to it’s worst, yet not perverted.

Girl, bird, world; hurt is her.

British food is burnt and ugh!

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Apr 22

Phonemic Poem 4: /i:/

Chris reads Phonemic Poem 4 about the /i:/ sound.

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Heal and peel; meet and greet;

clean your teeth; preen your feet.

Ship or sheep; sell or seal;

Don’t get ill – just heat the meal.

Green, pink, yellow; cheese is neat.

Dream of easy words to beat.

‘This’ and ‘these’ aren’t hard to please.

Feel your doubts kneel on weak knees.

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Apr 21

Phonemic Poem 3: /ɔɪ/

Chris reads Phonemic Poem 3 about the /ɔɪ/ sound on Learn British English Free.

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Phonemic Poem 3: /ɔɪ/

Oi there, boy! Don’t be coy.

Eye, a, e; toil is no joy.

Annoying sounds your tongue will foil.

Don’t recoil: ale, aisle, eel, oil.

Oily ointment; pointing spoils choice.

This loyal noise now joins your voice.

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Apr 15

Learn British English Free: Phonemic Poem 2: /ɪ/ or /i:/

Chris reads Phonemic Poem 2: /ɪ/ or /i:/.

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Phonemic Poem 2: /ɪ/ or /i:/

Bold = /ɪ/

Underlined = /i:/ (ee)

Bitch or beach? Hit or heat?

All he likes is eating meat.

TV in bits – see or miss?

It’s not easy saying these or this.

Six chicken pieces please.

Fill up, feel full with chips in cheese.

Clean misty windows; seat, sit.

Glean it with ease. In a bit!

Apr 14

Learn British English Free: Phonemic Poem 1: /ɑ:/ sound

Chris presents Phonemic Poem 1 on the /ɑ:/ sound.

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Phonemic Poem 1: /ɑ:/

Hat, hot, heart; the hurt has started.

Yawn, yearn, yarn; the fear has parted.

Car can’t start. Glass on grass!

Tat, tort, tart; fast can pass.

For or far; the past can’t last;

charm friends with this classy blast.

Mar 31

English Egg Idioms for Easter! (visual lesson)

ris wishes you happy Easter with these English idioms with ‘egg':

Egg Idioms JPEG

Mar 13

“The Chaos” (of pronunciation) full poem in a British accent

Chris reads “The Chaos” (the full poem) by by G. Nolst Trenité a.k.a. “Charivarius”.

Via YouTube.

Mar 10

“The Chaos” (English pronunciation poem) in a British accent (video)

Chris reads “The Chaos” (English pronunciation poem) by by G. Nolst Trenité a.k.a. “Charivarius”.

Via YouTube.

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