Archive for agosto, 2011

My school in Canada!

ago 18, 2011 No Comments by

Hi guys, This will be my last post from Brazil, but I hope to update the blog from Canada, too! Here’s a video of my school in Canada, click on the link: ILAC Toronto

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Confusing verbs: lie and lay

ago 09, 2011 No Comments by

Let’s study these two verbs today? The first meaning of lie is probably the one people know better – mentir. When lie means mentir, it is a regular verb: lie – lied – lied She lies about her age. You can see from his face that he is lying. The second meaning of lie is […]

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Slang with “D”

ago 05, 2011 No Comments

Time for more slang! Check out some with the letter “D”: Diddly: nada, zero, necas She doesn’t know diddly about computers. Ela não sabe nada sobre computadores. Dork: pessoa chata e/ou cretina, panaca His brother is a real dork! O irmão dele é muito panaca! Dough: dinheiro, grana I need some dough for the shopping. […]

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Verbs + preposition: for

ago 02, 2011 No Comments

Many verbs in English, just like in Portuguese, are followed by a preposition. Today, let’s see some verbs and phrases that are followed by the preposition FOR. Jane blames her ex-husband for the failure of their marriage. Don’t be late for your first day at work! Brazil is famous for its beaches. I’m going to […]

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