Students’ real writing in English homework. Error correction with explanation. Part 1.

What will you find here?

In this series of posts you will find authentic writing compositions made by students who are learning English and their corrections by their teacher.

Who are you and how long have you been studying English?

Student’s answer – not corrected, with errors. Level intermediate, native language Italian.

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How to offend a person in English. Bad words list.

Do British people say swear words?

British people often say swear words to each other in informal contexts and they don’t usually get offended if they hear them from a friend. Nevertheless, there are some strong bad words which you should avoid saying but it might be useful to recognise them. The terms below are very strong so don’t use them unless it’s really, really necessary 😉

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“I say stupid things while studying English”, part 1.

Students are afraid to say something “stupid”.

People who study English are often scared they are going to say something “funny” that will make others laugh at them. This notion doesn’t help the learning process. On the contrary, it holds them back from speaking in English and they are likely to lose their confidence.

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Adults crying in the classroom when they study English

Do adult students cry?

You might think that only children sometimes happen to shed a tear in front of their teachers and other classmates but we sometimes forget that adults too, have their emotional moments and it might as well happen during an English lesson. Below I’d like to share with you 2 situations when I, as an English teacher personally have seen my students crying, and sometimes I cried too!

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How to learn English in a relaxing and funny way

Who am I?

Hello, I’m Evie and I’m an English teacher. The number 1 question I get from my students is what learning methods are the best to learn fast and not get bored out of your mind. I’ve put down for you a list of learning tips about how to learn without realising you’re learning.

1. Do whatever you like doing, as long as it’s in English. 

Is it better to read a book or listen to English conversations?

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