American English News from Maestro Sersea #35: 9/5/2021

Hello English Learners and thank you for registering for our American English class. On Sunday of every week, I will share news and learning activities with you.

  1. NEWS 1: Here is a list of the rest of our live sessions/webinars for 2021:

— September 19th, 10AM -11AM (Los Angeles Time) via our chatroom: https://elearningusa.myownmeeting.net/

— October 3rd, 10AM – 11AM (Los Angeles Time) via our chatroom: https://elearningusa.myownmeeting.net/

— October 17th, 10AM – 11AM (Los Angeles Time) via our chatroom: https://elearningusa.myownmeeting.net/

— November 7th, 10AM – 11AM (Los Angeles Time) via our chatroom: https://elearningusa.myownmeeting.net/

— November 21st, 10AM – 11AM (Los Angeles Time) via our chatroom: https://elearningusa.myownmeeting.net/

— December 5th, 10AM – 11AM (Los Angeles Time) via our chatroom: https://elearningusa.myownmeeting.net/

— December 12th, 10AM – 11AM (Los Angeles Time) via our chatroom: https://elearningusa.myownmeeting.net/

2. NEWS 2: We had our sixth live audio-video meeting on Sunday, August 15th, 2021, in which we practiced English and had some great conversations. I highly encourage you to watch the entire 1-hour video so you can improve your English pronunciation, comprehension, and communication. Here’s the video:

3. News 3: Students, if you wish to continue to receive free English lessons from Maestro Sersea, you need to open your emails, complete the lessons, and watch the videos each week. If you’re not working hard to improve your English skills with Maestro Sersea, then there are other motivated English Learners who wish to learn English in your place. Maestro Sersea will soon review student activity records and delete students who have not been actively learning English via our English lessons and videos. Once students are deleted, they will no longer receive email lessons and newsletters to improve their English skills.

4. Learn and communicate about countries of the world with www.WorldFacts.club — We are happy to introduce to you our newest website, World Facts Club which helps English Learners improve English listening and reading comprehension, as well as writing skills. This week, we feature the country of Antigua and Barbuda, as part of our World Facts Club website. Please click on the link below and share your thoughts in the comments section after learning about Antigua and Barbuda: http://worldfacts.club/2021/09/04/antigua-and-barbuda-world-facts-club/

5. Careers and Jobs in the USA #18: REGISTERED NURSES — We started a whole new educational section designed to help you improve your English reading and listening comprehension, as well as learn about jobs and careers in the United States of America. Please click on the link below and watch the videos to improve your English skills and your knowledge as well. Don’t forget to write a comment and suggest which American careers and jobs you’d like us to include here in the future. Click here: https://usacareers.club/2021/05/23/registered-nurses/

6. Each week we focus on an English Grammar topic you can study. This week we focus on Whoever and Whomever. Click here for the lesson: https://www.grammarbook.com/grammar/whoever.asp

After the lesson, don’t forget to take these two quizzes:

Who, Whom, Whoever, Whomever Quiz

Who, Whom, Whoever, Whomever Quiz 2

7. English Vocabulary Word of the Day: RETREAT – Each week we will focus on a specific English vocabulary word from our online English Dictionary at http://dictionary.sersea.com :

  1. move away, as for privacy; “The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer”
  2. make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity; “We”ll have to crawfish out from meeting with him”; “He backed out of his earlier promise”; “The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns”
  3. a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet
  4. (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position
  5. (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset
  6. (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy”s superior forces or after a defeat; “the disorderly retreat of French troops”
  7. an area where you can be alone
  8. pull back or move away or backward; “The enemy withdrew”; “The limo pulled away from the curb”
  9. move back; “The glacier retrogrades”
  10. withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation; “a religious retreat”

Thank you, students. I will send you the next American English News from Maestro Sersea on Sunday of next week. If you want to access all our previous News from Maestro Sersea, click here for the list: http://sersea.com/news-from-maestrosersea/

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