American English News from Maestro Sersea #46: 11/21/2021

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:

— 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 tenth live audio-video meeting on Sunday, November 7th, 2021, in which we practiced English and had some great conversations. I highly encourage you to watch the entire 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 BELARUS, 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 BELARUS: https://worldfacts.club/2021/11/08/belarus-world-facts-club/

5. American English Idioms, Lesson 10: https://americanenglishidioms.com/2021/05/24/beat-a-dead-horse-beat-a-hasty-retreat-beat-about-around-the-bush-american-english-idioms-10/

6. Careers and Jobs in the USA #29: High School Teachers — Here is our 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/2021/05/27/high-school-teachers/

7. English Grammar Skills Video of the Week:

8. English Pronunciation Skills Video of the Week:

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

  1. the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch); “he put the stress on the wrong syllable”
  2. (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body; “the intensity of stress is expressed in units of force divided by units of area”
  3. difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension; “she endured the stresses and strains of life”; “he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger”- R.J.Samuelson
  4. special emphasis attached to something; “the stress was more on accuracy than on speed”
  5. put stress on; utter with an accent; “In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word”
  6. to stress, single out as important; “Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet”
  7. (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense; “he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension”; “stress is a vasoconstrictor”
  8. test the limits of; “You are trying my patience!”

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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