October 2004 Archives

Idioms

By Tdol on Oct 31, 2004 | | 0 Comments

We have started working on an idioms section. Any suggestions for idioms would be very welcome. At the moment, it is just a database we are working on, but it will turn into something much more comprehensive in time.

I am overpaid

By Tdol on Oct 10, 2004 | | 2 Comments

Poll- How would you interpret 'You are overpaid £...'?

I received a letter from the taxman informing me that 'I was overpaid' by a certain amount. On the back there was an itemised statement ending with the amount due. My initial interpretation was that I had been overpaid and owed them something.

Continue reading I am overpaid.

Don't get by; get on

By Tdol on Oct 4, 2004 | | 0 Comments

The Department for Education and Skills' materials for the ESOL Adult Core Curriculum are a depressing example of how not to do something. I have been given the materials for Levels 1 & 2. My Level 1 students last year were able to take the UCLES Cambridge First Certificate exam. This year where I am currently working, the exam is to be replaced by the Level 1 exam from Edexcel.

Continue reading Don't get by; get on.

Recent Comments

  • Tdol: Thanks for pointing that out. I'm afraid that this happens read more
  • probus: No longer a working link. read more
  • English Basic Guide: I like your article and I admire your suggestion. read more
  • Tdol: Please check your email- I have sent you instructions. The read more
  • hamlet: Same problem here, can't register anymore :-( I wasn't notified read more
  • Tdol: Dawn, Please check your email account- the one for the read more
  • dawnngcm: Hi Tdol, I haven't heard from you so I re-registered read more
  • BidServices: Well, obviously we are in the modern era that today read more
  • Tdol: Please check your email. read more
  • Tdol: Yes, I can. Please check your email. read more
Creative Commons License
This blog is licensed under a Creative Commons License.