American English News from Maestro Sersea #39: 10/03/2021

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:

— 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 seventh live audio-video meeting on Sunday, September 19th, 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 Australia, 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 AUSTRALIA: http://worldfacts.club/2021/10/01/australia-world-facts-club/

5. American English Idioms, Lesson 3: https://americanenglishidioms.com/2021/05/24/albatross-around-ones-neck-all-kidding-aside-and-all-thumbs-american-english-idioms-3/

6. Careers and Jobs in the USA #22: NURSING ASSISTANTS AND ORDERLIES— 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/nursing-assistants-and-orderlies/

7. English Grammar Skills Video of the Week:

8. English Pronunciation Video of the Week:

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

  1. the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan); “he contributed to the design of a new instrument”
  2. create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner; “Chanel designed the famous suit”
  3. make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form; “design a better mousetrap”; “plan the new wing of the museum”
  4. conceive or fashion in the mind; invent; “She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day”
  5. design something for a specific role or purpose or effect; “This room is not designed for work”
  6. intend or have as a purpose; “She designed to go far in the world of business”
  7. an arrangement scheme; “the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult”; “it was an excellent design for living”; “a plan for seating guests”
  8. a preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something; “the design of a building”
  9. a decorative or artistic work; “the coach had a design on the doors”
  10. create designs; “Dupont designs for the house of Chanel”
  11. something intended as a guide for making something else; “a blueprint for a house”; “a pattern for a skirt”
  12. make or work out a plan for; devise; “They contrived to murder their boss”; “design a new sales strategy”; “plan an attack”
  13. an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; “his intent was to provide a new translation”; “good intentions are not enough”; “it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs”; “he made no secret of his d
  14. the creation of something in the mind

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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