English in Your Face
By Peter Mangiaracina
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Tips and short talks on effective communication for students of English as a second language.
||CleanRelative Clauses||An explanation of relative clauses: What they are and how to use them.||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCommon English Mistakes of Native Spanish Speakers||These are common mistakes I hear every day in class. Most of the errors you will see in this short presentation are due to native language interference. This comes about because: - The student probably learned with the grammar-translation method - The structure in English is alien to the structure in Spanish, setting up a classic negative learning situation. Intensive drilling of the correct form, every day at first and then a periodic surprise progress check, is required to correct these very tenacious errors.||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Auxiliaries||A discussion of the uses of auxiliaries in the English language.||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhrases, Clauses and Sentences||Phrases, Clauses and Sentences||12/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSimple sentence structure||I discuss the elements of a simple sentence: subject + verb + object.||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanImportant Terms||Today I am going to define some important terms for you. Nouns. Verbs. Prepositions. Adjectives. Adverbs.||12/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat you should know before you begin English classes.||What you should know before you begin English classes. INTRO. A quick podcast on some advice I offer to students before they begin taking classes with me. You can find supporting materials for these podcasts on my personal professional website PeterMangiaracina.com||12/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuick talk on Tag Questions||Tag Questions||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|