Ordinary Moments

Hi Everyone, Yesterday’s topic was all about life’s ordinary moments. A moment is a very short period of time: a particular point in time: a time of importance or success.  We talked about types of moments including, happy, sad, embarrassing, awkward, routine, simple, special, real, emotional, life changing, dangerous,scary and lots more. Moment is used in a lot…

An Unexpected Future

Hi Everyone, Today is very cold and grey outside, but, we warmed things up a little inside, by reviewing ways to talk about predictions, future plans, and decisions for the future. We talk about predictions by using “going to” and infinitive – these predictions are based on  things that we observe or know about now. For…

Landscapes

Hi Everyone, Our topic for conversation yesterday was describing landscapes, using present simple and present continuous verb tenses. So, we started with a review and practice of these present tenses – when do we use them, what do they mean, and some exceptions. Here is a basic review of use and meaning: Usually, present continuous is used…

At The Moment

Hi Everyone, This morning we started off with a brief question “What are you doing now?” We responded with answers like, “I am studying English.” “I am sitting in class.”  How about people outside on Boylston Street – “What are they doing?” – “They are drinking coffee.” “They are walking to work.” This led us…

Communication and Discovery

Hi Everyone, Today still feels a little like a holiday, so we started off with a basic review of two verb tenses – present simple and present continuous.                             Present simple is used for things that generally happen all the time like…