Reviewing “There + to be” and “It”

Do you get confused when “There” or “It” are used as the subjects of a sentence? In my experience, many native Spanish speakers have a difficult time with the haber -> there + to be structure. If you do, check out this great little lesson from the British Council: It and There. They have aContinue reading “Reviewing “There + to be” and “It””

Homework: Writing E-mails

As a teacher, and a stickler for etiquette while writing, it bothers me to see e-mails written without a correct salutation or closing. E-mail is not a glorified text message… or am  I wrong? Please read the following article and do the interactive activities that are included (The definition game and the comprehension challenge). WeContinue reading “Homework: Writing E-mails”

A2: Homework for October 16, 2014

Imagine that you receive this e-mail from a customer: Dear John Doe, I am writing because I am unhappy with the website you designed for me. Here are the problems: 1. None of the links work! 2. When I open the “About Me” page, the song “Paquito Chocolatero” begins to play! 3. The colors areContinue reading “A2: Homework for October 16, 2014”