The Primavera English Blog
The Difference between Make and Do
July 14, 2021
Use “make” when talking about creating, building, or producing something. Use “do” when talking about work or tasks...
A Roundup of Our Favorite Online Resources for Teaching ESL
July 8, 2021
When I’m preparing for class, it’s sometimes overwhelming how many online ESL resources exist, […]
Word of the Month: frozen
July 1, 2021
Fro-zen Verb Past participle of freeze. Example: The lake was frozen last week, but […]
The Difference Between Later and After
June 18, 2021
After you read this article, you’ll be a pro on how to use these two words. Both “later” and “after” mean “at a time in the future.” But the words are used differently...
The Difference Between Say and Tell
June 8, 2021
The simple way to think of the differences between say and tell is: You say something. You tell someone something...
Why I Always Include Running Games When I Teach Kids’ English Classes
June 7, 2021
Running games are an amazing learning tool, giving children a way to have fun, vent some of their energy, learn English vocabulary, and practice teamwork...
Word of the Month: tenacious
June 1, 2021
What does the word "tenacious" mean? If you are tenacious in your English studies, that means you will not only complete your assigned homework each day, but also set aside time to practice speaking, listen to an English podcast...
Meet Messi, Assistant English Teacher
May 25, 2021
My young students’ favorite part of class is visiting Messi, our resident parrot and assistant English teacher. During class, we often go outside and spend a few minutes talking to Messi...
Improve English Pronunciation with Tongue Twisters, Part 2
May 17, 2021
Listen to the audio recordings below and practice saying these short tongue twisters to help improve your pronunciation of the English consonants “l” and “r”...