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Kenneth Beare

Updated Articles and Resources

By Kenneth Beare

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Job Interviewing Example Created: Friday, December 03, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
      Guide to job interviewing using a listening comprehension and introductory explanatory text of what's most important during a job interview.
    • Interrupting in English Created: Monday, August 18, 2014 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Learn how to interrupt politely in English, as well as respond to interruptions by either allowing or disallowing the interruption using these phrases.
    • Common Business Idioms Gap Fill Created: Saturday, August 16, 2014 Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014
      This business idiom gap fill quiz tests 20 of the most common business idioms in English. Check out your English speaking business savvy.
    • Examples of Using Equivalent Forms for Writing Created: Thursday, August 14, 2014 Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014
      Here are sentences written in a number of different forms called equivalencies. The use of equivalencies will help English learners vary their writing.
    • The Economy is Tough - Idioms and Expressions Story Created: Friday, July 11, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
      Learn idioms and expressions in context in this short story about the difficult economic times. Each idiom or expression is defined.
    • My Cousin Crazy Eddy - Idioms in Context for English Learners Created: Sunday, July 06, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
      My Cousin Crazy Eddy is a story full of idioms and expressions in context for English language learners and classes.
    • Odd Man Out Created: Friday, July 12, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
      Odd Man Out is a story about a man who decided to leave his career behind. Read this story to learn a number of idioms in context which are included with definitions at the end of the story.
    • Idiom and Expression Resources Created: Tuesday, April 17, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
      Idiom learning and teaching resources including quizzes, reference sheets, idiom themes for the ESL classroom.
    • Business Meetings in English Created: Thursday, March 11, 2004 Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014
      This example business meeting provides all the language that students need to participate successfully in business English negotions and meetings.
    • Business English Attitudes Overview Created: Wednesday, February 18, 2004 Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014
      Guide to correct English usage based on function, domain, register and urgency including example conversations
    • Useful English Phrases for Running a Business Meeting Created: Thursday, March 11, 2004 Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014
      Phrase Reference Sheet for Participating in a Meeting provides all the language that students need to participate successfully in business English negotions and meetings.
    • Useful Phrases for Participating in a Business Meeting Created: Thursday, March 11, 2004 Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014
      This example business meeting provides all the language that students need to participate successfully in business English negotions and meetings.
    • Understanding Infinitive Use in English Created: Monday, August 11, 2014 Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014
      Infinitives can function as subject, object of a verb, adjective or adverb. Learn how to use infinitives as more than just a verb.
    • How to Use Gerunds in English Created: Thursday, August 07, 2014 Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014
      Learn how to use the gerund in English as the subject of the sentence, the object of a verb or preposition and as the subject compliment.
    • Dating Service - Match the Mates Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Practice your English with this reading comprehension concerning a dating service. Match the various people looking for partners and compare answers.
    • Ten Reasons to Learn English Created: Monday, July 28, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Ten reasons why you should learn English - or continue to learn English. These are reasons that have nothing to do with getting a good grade on a test.
    • Content and Function Words Created: Wednesday, June 05, 2013 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      English words confer meaning depending on whether they are content or function words. This guide will help English learners to understand which words play a key role in both understanding and pronunciation.
    • Guide to Punctuation Created: Tuesday, June 29, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      This guide provides instruction on the basic rules of using a period, comma, colon, semicolon, question mark and exclamation point." itemprop="description">
    • Commonly Confused Word Pairs for ESL Learners Created: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      This list of commonly confused words has been specifically developed for ESL learners and contains the most commonly confused words.
    • Idioms in Context - Missed Chance of a Lifetime Created: Friday, March 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      This story of a missed opportunity provides 15 new idioms in context. Each idiom is defined and the story provides context for further understanding.
    • My Successful Friend Created: Wednesday, January 08, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Learn 15 idioms in context related to business by reading this story about a friend with a successful career. Idioms definitions are provided to help.
    • A Very Difficult Boss Created: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Learn 15 idioms in context with this short story about a very difficult boss. Each idiomatic expression is explained and used in context.
    • Advice from a Content Grandfather Created: Friday, July 19, 2013 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Advice from a Content Grandfather is a story about a man who has hit rock bottom and visits his grandfather for some advice. Read this story to learn a number of idioms in context which are included with definitions at the end of the story.
    • Young and Free - Prerequisite for Success Created: Monday, September 16, 2013 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Young and Free is a story about what it takes to succeed in a startup. Read this story to learn a number of idioms in context.
    • The Inventor's Lesson Created: Monday, September 16, 2013 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      The Inventor's Lesson is a story about an inventor who was successful, but had to learn a hard lesson along the way. Read this story to learn a number of idioms in context.
    • An Unpleasant Colleague Created: Friday, July 19, 2013 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      An Unpleasant Colleague is a story about a man was not liked at work due to his success. Read this story to learn a number of idioms in context which are included with definitions at the end of the story.
    • John's Keys to Success Created: Friday, July 19, 2013 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      John's Keys to Success is a story about a man who loves to give advice on success in business. Read this story to learn a number of idioms in context which are included with definitions at the end of the story.
    • Party On Dudes! Created: Wednesday, January 08, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Learn idioms in context by reading this dialogue with three friends who haven't seen each other and decide to go drinking. Definitions provided.
    • Rising and Falling Intonation - Pronunciation Created: Friday, July 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Guide to the use of rising and falling intonation with different types of punctuation and questions to improve your English pronunciation skills.
    • Using a Smart Phone to Teach English Created: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      Students will use their smart phones. These ten tips on using smart phones in English class will help you provide activities that will keep students engaged.
    • Slang, Jargon, Idiom and Proverb Explained for English Learners Created: Friday, July 04, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      The differences between slang, jargon, idioms and proverbs explained for English language learners, including a wide variety of examples and definitions.
    • Costs - Business English Vocabulary Exercise Created: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Advanced Business English financial vocabulary exercises focusing company costs and bookkeeping terms." itemprop="description">