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Stative Verbs

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: Blog, English in 60 seconds, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hi, I’m Teacher Mahya from California KL. Today’s lesson is on Stative Verbs. Stative verbs describe states rather than actions and we don’t generally use them in the present continuous form. We may use them to talk about states, mental actions, feelings and senses. For instance: We’d say “I think she’s smart.” NOT “I’m thinking she’s smart.” Depending on the situation, sometimes stative verbs can be used in the [...]

lesson on idioms about personalities

By |February 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog, English in 60 seconds, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hello everyone, today’s lesson on idioms about personalities is dedicated to a group of my students and I hope they will recognize themselves in this and remember these idioms more easily. Dark Horse 🐎 A person who doesn’t give away their skills or abilities but can surprise others with them. Smart cookie 🍪 Someone who is good at something or quite knowledgeable and intelligent. Rough diamond 💍 Someone who [...]

IELTS WorkShop 2020

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

An IELTS workshop 2020 took place on February 25th at California KL language center where more than 50 participants from different regions attended. The purpose of the workshop was to introduce IELTS in a nutshell and provide participants with practical strategies to hack IELTS exam. The participants were able to obtain important information regarding the four modules’ components. More educational workshops are planned for the first half of the [...]

English In 60 Seconds “vital” And “crucial”

By |February 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog, English in 60 seconds, Videos|Tags: , |

English In 60 Seconds ("vital" And "crucial") Hi, this is teacher Mateen from California KL, and welcome to English in 60 Seconds. Often times when presenting an argument in an essay, we use the phrase "very important". For example "It is very important for us to conserve the environment" Instead of using "very important", we could use better words such as "vital" or "crucial." For example, "It is crucial [...]

ENGLISH in 60 Seconds *GRAMMAR LESSON* – Participle Adjectives

By |February 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog, English in 60 seconds, Videos|Tags: , , , |

ENGLISH in 60 Seconds *GRAMMAR LESSON* - Participle Adjectives Hi, I’m Teacher Mahya from California KL. Today, let’s look at Participle Adjectives. 1. Past participle adjectives end in ‘ed’ and are used to describe how a person feels. Bored Amazed Interested 2. Present participle adjectives end in ‘ing’ and are used to describe how something is (not how someone feels). Boring Amazing Interesting “I was so bored and I [...]

English in 60 Seconds – Order of Adjectives

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog, English in 60 seconds, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“Order of Adjectives” When you want to describe something, you need to follow a specific sequence. 8 types of adjectives are placed as: 1- Opinion 2- Size 3- Age 4- Shape 5- Color 6- Origin 7- Material 8- Purpose You might not need to use all these adjectives in one sentence very frequently but let’s imagine that you want to describe your cat to your friend very precisely. Here [...]

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