Phrasal Verb Friday

Happy Friday! Phrasal verbs are an important part of everyday English, and help you understand more natives, and sound like one too! Check out Phrasal Verb Friday to learn about animals p.vs with definitions, examples, and discussion questions. Continue reading

News in Levels: Animal Week

Practice your reading and writing comprehension with

There are a few articles related to animals this week, so I want you to choose one of the following, and in the comment section:

  1. summarize the article in your own words.
  2. try to use the new vocabulary and create your own sentences.
  3. share your opinion. What do you think?
*I have linked the articles to the website’s level 3. However, remember you can test your level if you’ve never used the website before, or try the level below the one your reading if it’s difficult.*


Giraffe has new friends   ((this one features our very own, San Diego Zoo!))

Leopard on a house

Doctors help a gorilla


Happy Studying! ♥


Onomatowhatta? Understanding Onomatopoeia in English

Onomatopoeia is the creation of a word from the natural sound or association with it. These are incredibly important to know in English, because it will allow you to express yourself creatively when writing, and also help make sense of those descriptions often seen in subtitles. They are around us, everyday and everywhere. Take a look at my Prezi presentation below and check out some common examples, pictures, and descriptions of not only onomatopoeia, but some common language you’ll see in subtitles.

Then, start looking [AND LISTENING] around you. Take the “One Day Onomatopoeia Challenge.” How many examples of onomatopoeia can you identify? Share the number you discovered, and some of them with me in the comment section!

If the video below doesn’t work, please click the link below to take you directly to the Prezi presentation.

Onomatopoeia Prezi


Happy discovering !