I love English and I want to share my enjoyment of it as a language. I know I could do that and still charge for it, but so much of the information available on the Internet is given on a voluntary basis. The people who put it there know that they will be able to obtain information in the same way when they need it and that has worked for me in my business English classes. The golden rule works and what is good for others turns out to be good for the individual.
Believe me I am not against making money, but I think that if you just want to make money then you're in the wrong job. Learn English will never pay me as much as my conventional teaching, but somehow every penny I earn here means more to me than my hourly rate. People give whatever they can afford, people use my affiliates because they like the site and want to support it and I like that.
All in all I find the Internet to be like most other communities, you get out what you put in.
I have been asked this a lot during the voice chat conversation lessons. The answer is YES! Me, alone, no one else. I have asked people to help, but because there is no money involved, surprisingly no one has taken me up on the offer! Hmmm.
If you want to know more about me and why I do it look at my blog.
I haven't been able to get in touch with you. I tried several times but I haven' succeded? I recieved the password for Pal Talk but no solution.
Please tell me how I can reach you and chat with friends at any time I can! Thank you very much for all your efforts!
Unfortunately the Lern English PalTalk room is not open 24/7, it is only open at the times advertised in the forum. If you are having problems logging on to PalTalk you will need to speak to their help desk.
The chat room on the forum is available all the time, but I'm not always logged on, however you can arrange to meet friends there any time.
Your best chance of reaching me is to use the forum or this FAQ.
I've been living U.S for 6 years. I got education about learning english but it was years ago(40) and in my country(Turkey).I gave birth my son(5) here. I have been still have hard times(not sure right now,choosen the right word)to network to other momies in the park, playground ext.Do you recomend me a pratic english book or dvd about this.
I find it's usually the children who introduce the parents to each other. ;-)
It sounds to me as if you need to develop your small talk skills. These books might help you get started:-
American Manners and Customs, Book 1 ISBN 0937630-11-X
Common American Phrases in Everyday Contexts: A Detailed Guide to Real-Life Conversation and Small Talk ISBN13: 9780071405607
I hope this helps.
Why don't British people consider themselves Europeans?
I'm British and I consider myself European as well as a human being from planet Earth. Don't believe everything you read in the newspaper.
That said, finding a sense of identity when you come from the UK can be fraught.
You might like this article:-
This probably isn't the place to ask this but I couldn't find another place. I found your site at least one video that I would love to use in one of my classes. Yes, I'm a teacher. It is the shopping for beginners video. I don't have internet in my classroom so I have to find a way to download things. Is there anyway to get the video that you know of? Again, sorry if this isn't the place and thank you very much for all the work that has been put into this site. It's wonderful.
It's not possible to download the videos but you could try to record it off your computer. (I'm not sure if this will work but try going to the original video - click on Menu - then click URL and copy and paste the URL into your browser. This will take you to the original video. Then you need to follow these instructions:-
I have never tried this myself, but good luck.
Can you explain what your URL .
I'm not sure what your question is. It's simply the address that web browsers use to find my web site.
HTTP - Hypertext Transfer Protocol.
www - World Wide Web.
learnenglish - The name I chose for my site.
.de - The country it's hosted in (in this case Germany (Deutschland)
I'd to find research paper for master degree of art that concerned with 4th years old boy who can use indirect speech act.
I have to find a research paper for my Masters regarding the use of indirect speech amongst 4 year olds.
Usually I only answer questions about grammar / vocabulary, but you're lucky. A quick Google brought up this link:-
I hope that's what you were looking for.
I'm buying a new computer next month and I want to know how should I introduce my kids to the computer or tell me what should I teach them first?
They'll be in 1st class in two months and are 6 years old.
I think you'll be surprised how well your kids will take to this tech. It's a tool, it's becoming essential to be computer literate. The most important thing is to keep them safe. Make sure they talk to you about anything they do online, and if anything disturbs them. I've posted some links on the forum to sites that advise parents about this.
Do things together on the computer too. Some families use the PC as a cheap baby sitter, but it can be much more than that.
Don't use it as a reward / punishment.
My main rule would be "no computers (or TV) in the bedroom or behind locked doors". If they're not willing to let you see what they're doing, they probably shouldn't be doing it.
Once they've started school talk to their teacher about what might be appropriate to the curriculum they'll be following.
there's lots out there, but beware of stuff that's linked to branding (sometimes the main aim is to get your kids hooked on fluffy toys, crisps or burgers).
This site makes some recommendations:-
And when they are a bit older you could try:-
how much the subscription to Learn English? gianfranco
How much is the subscription to Learn English? gianfranco
What subscription? There's a subscription? Well no one told me!
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