American English News from Maestro Sersea #43: 10/31/2021

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 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 ninth live audio-video meeting on Sunday, October 17th, 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 BAHRAIN, 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 BAHRAIN: https://worldfacts.club/2021/10/26/bahrain-world-facts-club/

5. Read a book online: Germany Country Studies

Now you can read and comment on an entire book in American English on our website. Click here: https://worldfacts.club/2021/10/07/germany-country-study/

6. American English Idioms, Lesson 7: https://americanenglishidioms.com/2021/05/24/ax-to-grind-back-to-square-one-go-and-back-to-the-drawing-board-go-american-english-idioms-7/

7. Careers and Jobs in the USA #26: Preschool Teachers— 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/2021/05/27/preschool-teachers/

7. English Grammar Skills Video of the Week:

8. English Pronunciation Skills Video of the Week:

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

  1. protection from harm; “sanitation is the best defense against disease”
  2. military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; “they died in the defense of Stalingrad”; “they were developed for the defense program”
  3. a defendant’s answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him; “he gave evidence for the defense”
  4. (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring; “his teams are always good on defense”
  5. the justification for some act or belief; “he offered a persuasive defense of the theory”
  6. the defendant and his legal advisors collectively; “the defense called for a mistrial”
  7. an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack; “he joined the defense against invasion”
  8. the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions; “his refutation of the charges was short and persuasive”; “in defense he said the other man started it”
  9. a structure used for defense; “the artillery battered down the defenses”
  10. the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
  11. (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires

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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