Texting in English

What does it mean???????????? Do your English speaking friends send you text messages that you cant work out? Do your colleagues use strange language in emails? It’s really common for native speakers to use abbreviations and acronyms in written language...

Music Genres

Music Genres There are many different genres of music. Each genre has many sub-groups that define types of music more specifically, and that is why it is so confusing for English Language Learners. Pop Music: A form of music that originated in its modern form in the...

Wildlife in Singapore

Despite the fact it is a huge city, Singapore is actually a pretty wild place with lots of green spaces to explore. I love searching around for different types of animals, and a few of my students do too. If you’re also interested in this type of thing, check out this...

The Silent “e” is magic

The Silent “e” is magic The silent “e” is magic! It makes no sound itself, but changes the sound of the main vowel! When a word is CVC (consonant, vowel, consonant) it makes a short vowel sound. When a silent “e” is added to the end (CVCe) it changes to a long...