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How to write a postcard in English

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Tweet Here’s a photo of postcards for sale in Germany, taken by Shawndra and Simon. Before, I posted about writing a postcard through PostCrossing. Here are some ideas about how to write a polite and friendly postcard in English. It’s […] [...]

Postcrossing: Trade postcards across the world

Tweet Postcrossing is a free system for helping strangers exchange postcards. 1. You register with the site. 2. Then you request an address to send a postcard to. 3. The site gives you someone’s address and a postcard ID number. 4. You write and mail the postcard, with the ID number on it. 5. The […] [...]

Good Words: Authentic

Tweet Authentic (adj.): Most dictionaries will tell you that this word basically means “real, not copied; true.” Examples of this usage include “an authentic Van Gogh painting” and “an authentic account of the war, written by a survivor.” English teachers sometimes use the word to mean that something was created in English, by English speakers, […] [...]

Introducing “Good Words”

Tweet I’m back! I graduated last Saturday with my master’s degree in English (TESOL). Things have been very busy since then, so I haven’t been able to post. I’m starting a new feature here, which will be called “Good Words.” These are words that I think are fun, useful, or special to English. I hope […] [...]

What do other people think about your hometown?

Tweet I enjoy reading travel guides, newspaper articles, and blogs about places I would like to visit and places I have visited or lived in myself. I like reading other people’s points of view about where I live. Sometimes they mention things that I didn’t notice. Other times I totally disagree with them. Sometimes I […] [...]