GRAMMAR: SHE/HE or HER/HIS

When to use She / He or Her / His properly:

She 

+      VERB

HE 

Her 

+       NOUN 

His 

 

I.E. She likes dogs. (She + Verb ..)

He loves her. (He + Verb..)

I.E. Her dogs are cute. (Her + Noun ..)

His girlfriend is beautiful. (His + Noun ..)

HOW TO SPEAK SO OTHERS LISTEN

3 practical things you could do to improve yourself when speaking!!

  1. Get yourself in calm: I really believe in mindset as a practise. 15 minutes in the morning, on the tube or at home before you leave is helpful to get calm.

2. Make sure about your voice: Our voice is a really powerful. Others will be interested in what are you talking about. So, take care of it.

3. Think about your posture: A good posture makes us more powerful. It makes us communicate easier and calmier.

 

THE MOST COMMOM FOODS

                               Breakfast:

  1. Toast /Tost/
  2. Cereal /‘sierial/
  3. Cheese /‘chez/
  4. Coffee /‘kafe/ or /‘kofe/
  5. Eggs /Egs/
  6. jam /Dzaem/
  7. Juice /Dzu:s/
  8. Milk /Mi:lk/
  9. Tea /ti:/
  10. Bread /Bred/

                            Lunch or Dinner:

  1. Meat /Mi:t/ (Steak /’Stak/ or chicken /’chiken/)
  2. Pasta /Pasta/
  3. Rice /Raici:/
  4. A salada /‘saeled/

                              Desserts:

  1. Cake /Kak/
  2. Chocolate /‘chok(e)let/
  3. Ice cream /aice ‘cre:m/
  4. Sweet /Suwet/

 

 

VOCABULARY: MONTHS & SEASONS

  • Months

January /’dzaenjueri/

February /’februeri/

March /March:/

April /’eipril/

May /Me:i/

June /Ju:ne/

July /dzu’lai/

August /‘a:gost/

September /Sep’tember/

October /ok’teuber/

November /no’vember/

December /di’sember/

 

  • Seasons:

Spring /ispri’ng/

Summer /‘sa:mer/

Autumn /ôtom/

Winter /‘winter/

 

 

VOCABULARY: ROOMS OF THE HOUSE

Vocabulary time!!! 

  1. The bedroom.
  2. The bathroom. /’ba:ru:m/
  3. The dining room.
  4. The garage. /’gaera:g/
  5. The garden.
  6. The hall. /ha:l/
  7. The kitchen. /’kitchen/
  8. The living room.
  9. The study.
  10. The toilet.
  • Difference between Bathroom & toilet:

i.e In the bathroom there is a shower.

In the toilet there is not a shower.

 

1) Complete with the room properly: 

  1. The place where you have a shower. ___________________
  2. You can eat in it. You often have dinner. __________________
  3. You can sit, rest, read a book or watch TV. __________________
  4. I always leave my car in the ___________________
  5. We usually rest in the __________________
  6. We often read a book, study or do the homework. ______________
  7. There is a bed and a closet in this room. It is the place we have our things. __________________

 

 

 

 

Tip: 5 slang words and informal expressions

      5 slang words and informal expressions useful in the daily English:

 

  1. Patricia has lost her passport. She is gutted. /‘gutid/ = It means disappointed.

2. I am a bit down. Call me later!! = It means sad or depressed.

3. They were scared stiff when they heard a noisy. /skead stif/ = It means terrified.

4. I had a hard day at work. I’m shattered. /‘shaeted/ = It means exhausted.

5. I have heard about that. I’m gobsmacked. /‘gobsmaekt/ = It means very suprised or amazed.

There is & There are in English

Grammar: There is & There are 

 

  • There is: We use to talk about something in the singular:

+ There is a car in the garage.

There is not (isn’t) a book in my bed.

? Is there a teacher in the classroom?

+ Yes, there is / – No, there is not (isn’t).

 

  • There are: We use to talk about something in the plural:

+ There are some students here.

There are not (aren’t) good teachers as it used to have.

? Are there any people in the house?

+ Yes, there are / – No, there are not (aren’t). 

 

  • Use some and any with plural nouns.

Some = Is is used in positive sentences. It means not an exact number. 

Any = It is used with negative and question. 

 

  • Exercises about the grammar: There is or There are

 

Complete the sentences with the right form of There is & There are.

 

  • _____________ a TV in the living room.
  • _____________ some pictures of myself.
  • _____________(not) a literature book here.
  • _____________ students in the classroom?
  • _____________ a school near my flat.
  • _____________ a hospital in the center of the city?
  • _____________ some singers.
  • _____________ (not) a piano.
  • _____________ any people here?
  • _____________ a Brazilian here?

 

 

Intonação na língua Inglesa!!

Usar a intonação certa e o tom te ajuda a ser mais natural e interessante quando falar em Inglês. Dando ênfase nas palavras corretas ajuda à ter um boa comunicação e ritmo. Lembre-se Intonação + stress (ênfase) = A música e o ritmo em Inglês. Tente praticar lendo bastante e praticando a conversação.

  • Escute MUITO a língua Inglesa no seu tempo livre (Escute música, assista TV/séries). Fazendo isso você perceberá naturalmente o ritmo que a língua deve ter e usá-lo corretamente.