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Class Oct 9

ESL classes Posted on Thu, October 03, 2013 17:35:13

Here´s the talk we read and listened to in today´s class:

Barry Schwart on The Paradox of Choice

We reviewed and practiced the past simple and the past progressive. You may do the exercises again by clicking here:

We went over past and present time phrases:

We saw the different meanings of certain terms in American English and British English (click on the happy face to review all 20):


Class Oct 2

ESL classes Posted on Thu, October 03, 2013 11:29:53

Today´s class was centered around the present and the past. We talked about life circles, things we used to do when we were little and important dates, people and places in our lives.

We reviewed a whole bunch of Idioms, among others: beat around the bush, get your hands on something, put something behind you, be a sucker for something, be thick-skinned, storm out or storm off etc.

We also reviewed prepositions of time: at, in, on.

Here are some useful links if you wish to practice some more: