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Emphatic sentences

Want to add even more detail to your English? Let’s look at ways we can do that in class today. It’s very important to sound natural when learning a new language. We will be looking at how that’s possible for you and then practicing it so you can feel comfortable using this technique as well.

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Teacher: Rebecca Pollack
Level: Advanced
Type: Grammar
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Tongue Twisters

Let’s twist your tongue some more! We’ll be practicing pronunciation in English with tongue twisters today. It’s a great way to laugh and have fun while practicing pronunciation which can be difficult. So, join me and get ready for some fun in class today!

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Teacher: Rebecca Pollack
Level: All levels
Type: Pronunciation
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Maternity/Paternity Leave

How to get back to work after having time off? Having a baby is a big step in your life, it will change everything. Now, after being with your child you have to return to work. How will you adjust to this big change and also go back to life “before child”? Let’s take a look at some experiences people have had, or you personally, in which we can discuss in class. Also we will look at some tips so you can prepare yourself mentally for the change back to reality.

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Teacher: Rebecca Pollack
Level: All levels
Type: Conversation
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Commas continued

Back in February we spoke about some of the common uses of commas. Today I want to go into more detail about using commas. So, get ready and grab your notes so we can talk about more ways we use commas.

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Teacher: Rebecca Pollack
Level: Intermediate
Type: Grammar
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You are the investigator

Today we will look at sentences which are incorrect. YOU will have to look for the mistake(s) in the sentence and talk about what is wrong and why. This will be a great way for you to self-correct your own emails at work or any other written English you see.

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Teacher: Rebecca Pollack
Level: Intermediate
Type: Grammar
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Business: Dinner meetings

Do you have dinner meetings at work? Do you need to know vocabulary in order to feel more comfortable? Let’s talk about different things during dinner you might need but also different “small talk” topics. Join me today to talk about different words we use related to dinner meetings.

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Teacher: Rebecca Pollack
Level: All levels
Type: Conversation
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Verb Patterns

I know we’ve spoken about verb patterns before, but it’s time, again! Verb patterns are extremely difficult to not only understand but to use, too. Today I want to look at a different verb pattern structure, as we all learn differently, it’s important to see it visually. I will explain the two basic forms and some difficult verbs. Join me so I can help you remember how to use verb patterns!

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Teacher: Rebecca Pollack
Level: Advanced
Type: Grammar
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Myths when starting a business

Thinking about starting a business? Have you thought seriously about this? Let’s get together today and talk about the common myths about starting a business. I want to help you have the confidence you need in order to do it and do it right!

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Teacher: Rebecca Pollack
Level: All levels
Type: Reading
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Homophones

Calling all those who are interested in learning about homophones! Let’s take a look at different homophones, some you know existed and others you didn’t! These are helpful to know when speaking with someone. You might have heard a word before but you aren’t sure why a person said it in this context. Today will help you with that and also give you the confidence to speak up when you don’t understand something in English.

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Teacher: Rebecca Pollack
Level: All levels
Type: Grammar
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How to expand your business

Want your business to grow? Today we’re going to take a look at the different steps you have to take in order to make your business bigger, which makes your pocket happier! Join me to look at the first things you have to do in order to take the next step in expanding your business, locally or internationally.

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Teacher: Rebecca Pollack
Level: All levels
Type: Conversation
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Reading: Severe Weather

We’ll review the vocabulary we looked at last month using severe weather and then we’ll do a reading activity in order to use the words. After reading and correcting pronunciation we’ll answer some questions about the text. If we have time, we’ll discuss some questions related to the topic as well.

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Teacher: Rebecca Pollack
Level: All levels
Type: Reading
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