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by threeyzmonkeys
Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: English lecture series
Replies: 1
Views: 754

Re: English lecture series

I forgot to say something when I posted the other day. I need ideas for more talks. I've planned the calendar, type IV civilizations, money, recycling, atomic bombs, a very short history of English, the microwave. If you have any other ideas then please let me know. Put them here or on my youtube ch...
by threeyzmonkeys
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Learning Tips
Topic: Tips for Motivation
Replies: 3
Views: 2191

Re: Tips for Motivation

An interesting video. Motivation is a huge problem for my students. They often tell me that they hate English. I tell them that you cannot hate English. English is a tool. It's like digging a deep hole and saying, "I hate this shovel." You don't hate the shovel. You hate the digging. Do you hate you...
by threeyzmonkeys
Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: 2 Exam questions that caused a debate
Replies: 2
Views: 965

Re: 2 Exam questions that caused a debate

When confronted by questions in my students' textbooks such as this , I always tell the students that the book is wrong. Many textbooks have a phone number in them and I get my students to call, sometimes. Maybe try that. I cannot imagine any circumstance in which these answers would be correct. I w...
by threeyzmonkeys
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Food & Fitness
Topic: Do you like Indian food?
Replies: 9
Views: 9241

Re: Do you like Indian food?

Do I like Indian food? I'm British! It's our national dish. I love it. Couldn't live without it. Ha ha. Seriously. If you don't believe me, Google: "British national dish".
by threeyzmonkeys
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: Learning Tips
Topic: Improve your writing
Replies: 4
Views: 3521

Re: Improve your writing

I agree with all of the above posters. But, I would advise general knowledge as well. The more you know, the easier it is to write, speak, listen and read. Knowing about a topic can help you to write even when you are not fluent in a language. If the topic of the essay is Pluto (a sample TOEFL writi...
by threeyzmonkeys
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: English lecture series
Replies: 1
Views: 754

English lecture series

Hi everyone. I’m a high school English teacher in Japan. I do 15 minute English lectures about a topic i’m Interested in for my students. I’ve started putting them on YouTube. I think anyone studying English can improve their English and learn something by watching them. I put the script, questions,...