Business English Vocabulary – Vacant, Vacate, and Vacancy

MIchael Studying, TOEIC, TOEFL, Vocabulary

Here is a one point lesson to help you increase your vocabulary. When you learn a new word, try to all of the forms of that word. Vacate is a verb. Vacate means to leave a place that you had occupied. The lease has expired and we need to vacate the office by the end of this month. We should vacate the house before the exterminator starts his work. Vacant is the adjective form of vacate. Vacant means unoccupied. This office space has been vacant for several months. There is a vacant house at the end of this road. Vacancy is the noun form of vacate. We use this noun to talk about physical spaces and situations. Vacancy means an empty and available space. We have a vacancy for a sales manager. The hotel still has a few vacancies left. Let’s book it! How about your example? Why not write some sentences to practice this vocabulary in the comments below? If you know anyone who might be interested in this English language point, why not help them out! Just share this lesson with them. Thanks for studying today!

Anticipate & Anticipation – Test Preparation English Vocabulary

MIchael Studying, TOEIC, TOEFL, Vocabulary

Here is a one point lesson to help you increase your vocabulary. When preparing for an English exam, such as TOEFL, IELTS, and/or TOEIC, you’ll want to include building your vocabulary as part of your studies. When you learn a new word, try to all of the forms of that word. Anticipate is a verb. Anticipate means to expect something or to consider that something is probable. Do you anticipate any problems related to the new computer system? Scientists are anticipating a cold winter this year. What kind of animals do you anticipate seeing during the expedition? Anticipation is the noun form of anticipate. It was easy to see the anticipation in her eyes. On Christmas Eve, all of the children are filled with anticipation and joy. The anticipation of the election results made everyone feel tense. How about your example? Why not write some sentences to practice this vocabulary in the comments below? If you know anyone who might be interested in this English language point, why not help them out! Just share this lesson with them. Thanks for studying today!

ENDORSE – Test Preparation Vocabulary for IELTS, TOEIC, & TOEFL

MIchael Studying, TOEIC, TOEFL, Vocabulary

When you are preparing for an exam like IELTS, TOEIC, or TOEFL, continuously building your vocabulary is essential to get the score you want. In this lesson, we’re going to look at the verb endorse and the other words in the same word family. Endorse is a verb. Endorse means to declare or say your public support for something or someone. Over his career, Michael Jordan has endorsed many products, especially sneakers. Which candidate are you planning to endorse? Endorsement is the noun form. Endorsement means the act of declaring or saying your public support for something or someone. Over his career, Michael Jordan has earned a lot of money from his endorsements. I am giving my endorsement to this candidate because of her strong commitment to funding education. How about your example? Try to write a sentence with each word in the comments area below. If you know anyone who might be interested in this English language point, why not help them out! Just share this lesson with them. Thanks for studying today!

4 – A Study Plan – One Point English Lesson

Michael Studying, TOEIC, TOEFL Leave a Comment

“What is the best course of study to improve my English?” A lot of people ask me that so I thought I would write about that today. I think the most effective way to improve your English is to work on the four skills – speaking, listening, reading, and writing every day.  Here is a sample study plan you can use. Let’s start with reading. Reading helps you remember a lot of what you have learned, but maybe don’t use all the time, like vocabulary and idioms. Reading also helps you review grammar. It is important to read something in English every day. I would like to suggest the newspaper, AM New York. This is a great tool for learning English because the articles are short, and the language used is not very difficult. Next, is writing. This is another key part of improving tour English. I always suggest keeping a journal to my students. Every day you should try to write something. It doesn’t matter how much you write, as long as you write something every day. And for this, please pick up a notebook and use that for your journal, instead of the computer.  You can write about …