India – Shopping Vacation!

Hi everyone, It has been a long time since I blogged and I’m sorry but I have a good excuse, I went to India for 2½ weeks. As most of you know my family is originally from India (I was born in Canada ) and a couple of months ago I started planning a trip more »

Daylight Savings Time

Twice a year in the most parts of Canada and the US, we have a special day where we either set our clocks forward or set them backwards. At the end of winter we set them backwards in order to gain an extra hour of light throughout the day. The farther north you live in Canada, the more »

No language required!

Hi Everyone! Have you ever seen one of these viral videos? A viral video is a video that becomes very popular online. A video becomes viral when many, many people watch it and then talk about it with their friends. Sometimes these videos are then shown on TV, like on the news. They are called more »

Happy National Grammar Day!

Did you know that today’s a special holiday?  Of course you did!  It’s National Grammar Day!  What’s that you say?  You DIDN’T know that March 4th is National Grammar Day? Well that’s okay.  Actually I only found out about it a couple of days ago myself. The first National Grammar Day was celebrated in the more »

The Temperature Challenge

Brrrr! Photo by Ryan King It’s pretty cold here in Montreal these days, but I’ve been drinking lots of hot tea to stay warm!  Maybe that’s why I started to think about all the ways we use temperature words in the English language.  There are so many expressions and idioms that have to do with more »

Boston

Hi! I hope you all have been having a great summer. I am loving the summer. In Montreal we have been very lucky to have some great weather, not too hot or muggy (hot and humid). The weekend before last I went to Boston with my boyfriend. One of my friends was driving there and more »