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Hi everyone! Welcome back to the Crown Academy blog! Today I thought I’d discuss an interesting topic. The origins of the days of the week in English. Before we do that though, let’s remind ourselves how to say the days of the week in English. They are as follows: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, […]

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Hi there, and welcome back to the Crown Academy blog! We’ve covered so many things so far, from facts about London and the UK, to life at Crown Academy, and to a few grammar tips! Today, we’ll be focussing on the ‘Wh’ words in English, words I believe to be essential when learning English, because […]

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Hi there! Welcome back to the Crown Academy blog! So far we’ve covered many grammatical topics such as modal verbs in English, the difference between the present simple and continuous tenses, and many other topics relating to Crown Academy, our Direct English Method, and some fun facts about the UK. Speaking of the UK, I […]

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Welcome back to the Crown Academy blog! So far we’ve covered a range of topics, such as our Direct Method here at Crown Academy, how to take a Free Trial Lesson, and interesting facts about London and the UK. Today I’ll focus on modal verbs in English and their uses. There are ten modal verbs, […]

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Welcome back to the Crown Academy blog. We’ve covered many topics so far, ranging from grammar topics, to life as both a teacher and a student here at Crown Academy, our Direct method, how to take a Free Trial Lesson with us, and some information on the UK! Today, I’ve decided to focus on London, […]

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Hi everyone, and welcome back to the Crown Academy blog. We’ve covered a lot so far in the last ten blogs, haven’t we? As a recap, we’ve covered UK holidays, UK food, grammar topics such as articles and tenses, and information about our school here at Crown Academy. Today I thought I’d continue with the […]

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Hey everyone! Welcome back to the Crown Academy blog. Today I thought I’d stick to the UK theme and talk about common dishes we have here in this country. The UK is an island nation, and over the many years of inhabitation, many peoples and cultures have settled here, bringing with them food and flavours […]

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Happy Monday everyone, and welcome back to the Crown Academy blog! We’ve discussed many things so far, covering grammar points, idioms, the Direct Method we use at Crown Academy, frequently asked questions about us here at Crown Academy and much more! Today I thought I’d talk about the main holidays celebrated here in the UK. […]

2 months ago no Comment

Hi everyone! Welcome back to the Crown Academy blog. In the previous blogs we’ve covered a range of topics from idioms, to the difference between the present continuous and simple tenses, and a bit about Crown Academy. Today, I’d like to focus on a commonly used grammatical function in English, ‘to be/get used to’. What […]

2 months ago no Comment

Hi everyone, and welcome back to the Crown Academy blog. I hope you’ve been enjoying it so far, and that you’ve all learnt a lot from it! Last time, we looked at definite and indefinite articles, and today, we’ll have a look at a few common idioms in English and their uses. First thing’s first, […]