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Today, let’s talk about how to make friends with native English speakers! Recently, I interviewed a good friend of mine. I asked him how he made friends when he first moved to Australia. Watch the video below and see what he said! Watchthe video below. Can’t see the video? Click HERE Some places to meet […]
Bondi Tsunami! Have you ever seen any Australian films? Last week I saw an interesting one! Australia is famous for being a multi-cultural country and this film is definitely so! It is an Australian film, starring Japanese actors, and the whole film is in Japanese! The film is called ‘Bondi Tsunami‘. The film is about […]
Let’s practice using articles – ‘a’, ‘an’, ‘the’!
Today is ANZAC Day here in Australia. Q: What is ANZAC DAY? A: ANZAC means Australian and New Zealand Army Corp. ANZAC Day is a day when all Australians and New Zealanders stop to remember the people who fought and died in war. In particular, it is a day when the battle of Gallipoli is remembered, […]
HAPPY EASTER EVERYONE! In Australia (and most western countries) we give each other chocolate for Easter. Often the chocolate is in the shape of eggs or rabbits. But mine had an accident! Take a look: Question: Do you do anything for Easter?
Today, let’s look at ‘I got it’! Q: What does ‘I got it‘ mean? A:‘I got it‘ usually means ‘I understand‘. In this case ‘get‘ means ‘understand‘ You can also say: I got you I got what you mean I don’t get you I don’t get what you mean I gotcha gotcha Example 1: […]
Recently, I visited a friend of mine. This friend is not a native English speaker. It was my first time to visit their house and when I arrived, they were busy in the kitchen. They asked me to wait for a moment. That was fine. I asked them, “Do you mind if I sit down?” […]
Today, let’s talk about how to make friends with native English speakers! Recently, I interviewed a good friend of mine. I asked him how he made friends when he first moved to Australia. Watch the video below and see what he said! Watch the video below. Some places to meet friends: At work At school […]