Texting in English

Everyone texts these days and it's a little different to normal English sometimes and can be confusing. How amazing is going to feel when you're texting someone, and you understand? Then let me help make things more transparent for you.


IKR -  I know, right.
ROFL -  Rolling on the floor laughing.
STFU -  Shut the *freak* up.
LMK -  Let me know.
OFC -  Of course.
GTG -  Got to go.
ILY -  I love you.
SMH -  Shaking my head.
LMFAO -  Laughing my freaking *a* off.
NVM  - Never mind.
TGIF - Thank God it's Friday
ASAP - As soon as possible
FYI - for your information
AKA - also known as
BTW - by the way
TTYL - talk to you later
TYT - take your time


Remember:
Take notes of the abbreviation and try to use many as you can in the next week. Practice makes perfect. Until next time, happy studying and be A FEARLESS ENGLISH LEARNER. 


 

 

Texting in English

What are prefixes?

YOU CAN FIND PREFIXES IN THE DICTIONARY

YOU CAN FIND PREFIXES IN THE DICTIONARY

What are prefixes? Prefixes are added at the start of a word to change its meaning. If you understand what the common prefixes mean, it can help you understand new words. Let's take a look at the prefix meaning and sample sentence. 

un = reverse, cancel, not --->  undo -  unable - unwanted
dis = not - ---> dislike - disagree - dishonest
im /in/ ir = not  ---> impossible - incorrect - irresponible
non = not ---> nonfat - nonliving - nonprofit
re = again ---> redo - rewrite - rebuild
mis = wrongly  ---> misbehave - misspell - mishear
anti = against  ---> antisocial - antibacterial
co = together  ---> co-writer - co-ownership - cofounder
ex = former ---> ex-wife - ex-president
inter = between, among, ---> international - interfere
mid = middle - midcourse - midafternoon - midday
out = better than others --->  - outnumber - outsmart - outswim
over = too much  ---> overestimate - overload - overacieve
pre - before ---> prepay - preschool
post = after  --->  postgraduate - postwar
self = oneself ---> self-confidence - self-esteem
sub = under  ---> subordinate - subtitle
super/sur = above, over  ---> superhuman - surcharge
under = beneath, below  ---> underachieve - undergrowth

Create Your Own Bakery (Lesson Plan + podcast) For Teachers

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Have fun in the classroom with this great speaking activity! 

I discuss a fantastic lesson plan where students plan and run their own bakery in class!

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