<![CDATA[Roney's Online ESL Academy - Blog]]>Sat, 21 Oct 2017 15:29:39 +0300Weebly<![CDATA[genres of tv show]]>Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:16:22 GMThttp://sroneykor.com/blog/genres-of-tv-showThere are familiar "genres" or types of TV show in America. These may not be the same in your country. These pictures may help you identify them.
<![CDATA[Clothing vocabulary]]>Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:33:32 GMThttp://sroneykor.com/blog/clothing-vocabularyOld ads are perfect for helping you remember vocabulary: they are designed to be memorable. They are especially good for clothing, because it is such a common item for sale. Here are a few examples.







This last one is not an old ad, but it is also proven to be memorable:


<![CDATA[PEST]]>Wed, 11 Oct 2017 08:42:00 GMThttp://sroneykor.com/blog/pestA quick mnemonic for remembering what verbs are stative (stative or state verbs do not describe an action):
Or ask, "can I force someone to do it?"
If the answer is no, it is probably a stative verb.
<![CDATA[Whether and Weather]]>Sat, 16 Sep 2017 09:12:39 GMThttp://sroneykor.com/blog/whether-and-weather​This popular chidren's poem is also a good tongue-twister for pronunciation practice. Distinguishes "w" from "wh":
Whether the weather be fine,
Whether the weather be not,
Whether the weather be cold,
Whether the weather be hot,
We'll weather the weather,
Whatever the weather,
Whether we like it or not.

From Robert Louis Stevenson, "A Child's Garden of Verses"
<![CDATA[Bad Technical Writing]]>Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:39:27 GMThttp://sroneykor.com/blog/bad-technical-writingCan you see and explain the problem here?
<![CDATA["rEALLY" COMMON MISTAKE.]]>Mon, 04 Sep 2017 07:28:30 GMThttp://sroneykor.com/blog/really-common-mistakeThere is a punctuation problem with this sign. It is a common error. Spot it?
<![CDATA[Inflammatory advice]]>Sat, 02 Sep 2017 11:04:53 GMThttp://sroneykor.com/blog/inflammatory-adviceVocabulary problem: can you fix it?
<![CDATA[identify the types of movie]]>Tue, 29 Aug 2017 10:21:42 GMThttp://sroneykor.com/blog/identify-the-types-of-movieIdentify the movie genres.
<![CDATA[A surprising sight on the beach]]>Fri, 25 Aug 2017 10:38:31 GMThttp://sroneykor.com/blog/august-25th-2017Where should you insert punctuation here?
<![CDATA[washing up]]>Sat, 12 Aug 2017 10:41:15 GMThttp://sroneykor.com/blog/washing-upA selection of memorable images to help you remember English words for grooming, using the Roney's ESL Academy mnemonic techniques. Have a look!

These ads were designed by experts to try to draw your attention to something. What is the English word they are helping you to remember?


Teeth ^


Hair ^

Shower ^

hair ^

teeth ^

wash ^