The World Is Your Oyster
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The World Is Your Oyster

Have you ever come across this phrase, maybe you are studying English literature and this has been in one of the texts you are reading. The world is your oyster certainly makes an appearance in Shakespeare’s works. Maybe you have been set the question in school to define what “the world is your oyster” means,…

The Most Difficult Poem in English in the World
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The Most Difficult Poem in English in the World

This poem, and i give it to both English teachers and students (who ask for it!) to see if they can perform or read it, is the most difficult poem ( in english) in the world. In my opinion it has never been beaten for difficulty. It is incredibly hard, and was written by a…

How to Write Wedding Congratulations Messages in English
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How to Write Wedding Congratulations Messages in English

Weddings are a time of Joy. it is always lovely to be be able to write a beautiful message to the bride and groom. This can be difficult if you are a native speaker of English, and really difficult if you are not. We have listed some beautiful, and some funny, wedding congratulations messages in…

 How to Write Condolence Messages in English.
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 How to Write Condolence Messages in English.

We are a site that tries to bring fun into learning English. However, as with all languages, there are times when it is not used to express joy, but used to express sorrow. Writing condolence messages in English is also a difficult situation for a second language learner as although they share the feelings of…

The Best Free Online Christmas Games.
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The Best Free Online Christmas Games.

It’s Christmas time, and everyone loves to have a little bit of fun. From the youngest child to the oldest grandparent, it is always nice to play some games at this particular time of year. Luckily for you, we have compiled a list of what we think are the best free online Christmas games for…

How to Write Congratulations Messages on a New Baby in English.
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How to Write Congratulations Messages on a New Baby in English.

There might come a time when you have to offer congratulations to friends, family or colleagues on the birth of a new baby. It is important to be able to get the language and tone correct in these situations. We have congratulations messages to cover new babies below. We also have quotes if you would…

Why Are R Controlled Vowel Sounds So Confusing For Students
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Why Are R Controlled Vowel Sounds So Confusing For Students

I’m sure many adults have forgotten all about these controlled syllables that they learned at school!  However, many children have difficulty learning and being able to grasp the concept of R-controlled vowels.  Why are these vowels so confusing for students? R-controlled vowel sounds are confusing to students because they sometimes read differently to what they…

Which Graphemes Should Be Taught First
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Which Graphemes Should Be Taught First

I am sure many parents are not always confident when they need to help their children learn and understand graphemes.  I always found it daunting to teach my children to spell when hearing a different sound!  So, which graphemes are taught first? Graphemes that should be taught first are the most common single-letter graphemes (t;…

Why to Use Kinesthetic Movement In The Classroom – 6 Ways to Uplevel Your Teaching
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Why to Use Kinesthetic Movement In The Classroom – 6 Ways to Uplevel Your Teaching

Incorporating kinesthetic movement in your classroom is an easy way to improve literacy outcomes before your child even realizes they’re learning. For years now research has shown that not every child learns the same way. However, still, in classrooms all over the world children are expected to sit, listen and learn. If we know its…