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  1. 1. learning | 05 Jul 2014

    World Cup English: An introduction

    World Cup English

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Coming soon, perhaps as early as next week: My new book "World Cup English" is designed to help Thai learners of English follow the Fifa World Cup in English. Here is an example. As you will see, it has both English and ...

  2. 2. learning | 18 Aug 2012

    Is this English?

    Understanding real English

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Sir Alex Ferguson talks about Van Persie joining United. If you are an English language learner, you may wonder if Sir Alex Ferguson is speaking English or some other language. It’s English, but it’s English with a Scott...

  3. 3. learning | 09 Feb 2013

    Talking about the future: be + going to

    Learning English verb forms

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » There is no future tense in English, but there are many different ways of talking about the future. You'll hear one of the most common in a one-minute video about boiling spinach.

  4. 4. learning | 23 Feb 2013

    I shouldn’t have done it.

    Learning English verb forms

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » English learners have little difficulty using the basic English modal auxiliaries like can, should, might, etc. , but things get more complicated when talking about past situations.

  5. 5. news | 05 Dec 2014

    Woman talking on phone killed by train

    By Piyarach Chongcharoen

    » KANCHANABURI - A woman was killed by a train as she walked across the track in Tha Maka district while talking on a mobile phone on Friday, police said.

  6. 6. learning | 20 Sep 2012

    Learning Thai: Talking about political unrest

    Learning Thai from Post Today

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » People are talking about the Truth for Reconciliation Commission's final report. Here's a start towards helping you enter the conversation.

  7. 7. learning | 02 Jan 2013

    A strange proposal

    Talking about the past

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » This is a lesson, a rather dramatic one, to help English learners practice talking about the past. Don't worry, everything ends happily.

  8. 8. learning | 19 Jan 2013

    Past progressive: Opening up the past

    Learning English verb forms

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Here are three short, fun videos that illustrate how the past progressive helps us describe past events in more detail.

  9. 9. learning | 12 Dec 2014

    English class movie a big hit

    I Fine, Thank You, Love You

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Judging from first two words in the title, "I fine" (it should be "I'm fine"), you won't learn a lot of English from this movie about an English class, but you will laugh.

  10. 10. learning | 17 Nov 2014

    Career & English Tour at AUA

    Career & English Tour

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » On Saturday we kicked off Post Publishing's Career & English Tour at the AUA Language Centre in Bangkok. Strong English is often an advantage in getting a good job, so there was a lot of interest in how our Learning...

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