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Reading Lessons

These are our reading lessons, aiming to improve your fluency in reading, your speed, increase your vocabulary and help you pass your TOEFL exams.

Issue 025 - An Introduction

Issue 026 - The Basic "Ingredients" of a Reading Programme

Issue 027 - Word Recognition

Issue 028 - Understanding Meaning in Context [1]

Issue 029 - Understanding Meaning in Context [2]

Issue 030 - Understanding Meaning in Context [3]

Issue 031 - Enlarging Your Vocabulary (Beginner)

Issue 032 - Vocabulary Games Online

Issue 033 - Traditional Vocabulary Games

Issue 034 - Understanding Vocabulary from Context [TOEFL Skill 1]

Issue 035 - Recognizing Referents [TOEFL Skill 2]

Issue 036 - Simplifying Meanings in Sentences [TOEFL Skill 3]

Issue 037 - Inserting Sentences into the Passage [TOEFL Skill 4]

Issue 038 - Finding Factual Information [TOEFL Skill 5]

Issue 039 - Understanding Negative Facts [TOEFL Skill 6]

Issue 040 - Making Inferences from Stated Facts [TOEFL Skill 7]

Issue 041 - Inferring Rhetorical Purpose[TOEFL Skill 8]

Issue 042 - Selecting Summary Information [TOEFL Skill 9]

Issue 043 - Completing Schematic Tables [TOEFL Skill 10]

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Our lessons in the names and sounds of letters, short & long vowel sounds, CVCs, CCVCs, CVCCs, sight words, vowel and consonant contrasts, etc.


Our lessons will help increase your vocabulary, word recognition, find meaning in context, skills for TOEFL tests and other games, for fun.


Here we shall build some lessons to help you improve your writing skills.


Lots of lessons: cause & effect, comparisons, linking signals, relative clauses, presenting information, expressing emotions and grammar games, of course. We had more lessons on: intensifying adverbs and phrasal verbs, expressing various concepts such as addition, exception, restriction and ambiguity. Lately we started some exercises: likes/dislikes, frequency adverbs (twice), verb tenses, etc.

Website Building

Learn how to build a website, by using the SBI! system - start from the basics, developing a site concept and a niche, supply and demand, learn about profitability and monetization, payment processing, register domain, website structure and content as a pyramid. Also learn about the tools I'm using to build this website. We also covered how to build traffic, working with search engines, building a good system of inbound links, using social marketing and blogs with the SBI system, how to use Socialize It and Form Build It, how to publish an e-zine and how to build a social network in your niche

Our Weekly Game

We looked at a few games by now: Countable & uncountable nouns, Free Rice, Name That Thing, Spell It, Spelloween, the Phrasal Verbs Game, Preposition Desert, The Sentence Game, Word Confusion, Word Wangling, Buzzing Bees, and The Verb Viper Game.

Be prepared to play and learn  more pretty soon.