Author: The Teacher


ETS Updates Their Website… The Results Are Nothing More Than… “Meh” :|

ETS Finally Updates their website in a way that makes more sense for test-takers… but still misses the mark.  Find out how and why – GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!


When Will I Get My TOEFL Scores?

The Frequently Asked TOEFL Question:  “When Will I Receive My TOEFL Scores?” – with further explanation of why you don’t actually “receive” anything at all!


“How To Build Synthetic DNA And Send It Across The Internet” – (English Conversation Lesson)

How To Build Synthetic DNA And Send It Across The Internet – A Topic For A One-On-One English Lesson With “The Teacher” On GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!


“How To Talk So That People Will Listen”… (The English Lesson)

An English lesson made about one of the most popular TED talks of all time.  “How To Talk So That People Will Listen”


(To Be) At Large – Adjectival & Prepositional Phrase

The phrase:  (To Be) At Large. With Modern-day examples to illustrate & explain the meaning & usage, of this adjectival, prepositional, and idiomatic phrase.


The Aphorism: Failing To Prepare Is Preparing To Fail

The meaning and usage of the Aphorism:  “Failing To Prepare Is Preparing To Fail” with examples and explanations in The Common Tongue Of The English Language


Some Stuff For Teachers – No. 1 “Introductory Questions for a Conversational Class” (1st Class)

Introductory Conversation Questions for a first English class. Good for teachers and students alike – from theTEFLblog & GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!


TOEFL FAQ – The Full List (Almost)

TOEFL FAQ – Many Frequently Asked Questions about the TOEFL iBT Exam, all in one message (and then transformed into an awesome blog post).


(one’s) “Meat And Potatoes” – (Closet Classics #10)

The Idiomatic Adjectival Phrasal-Noun:  (One’s) “Meat And Potatoes” – It’s Meaning and Usage, with plenty of examples for your reading and learning pleasure.


Head Idioms – Closet Classics #9

Learn a few idioms using the word “Head” (plus one more) – Their Meaning & Usage in English. Learn Idiomatic Phrases – GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!

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