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March newsletter

Hi Friends and Followers,

The March newsletter is now ready for viewing.

All the best!

Diana Funtana

February newsletter

Hi Friends and Followers!

February’s newsletter is now ready for viewing.

All the best,

Diana Funtana

New speaking activities

Hi Friends and Followers!
Two new speaking activities, Debates and Public Service Announcement, have just been added to Get in the Act V.
Check them out!
All the best,
Diana Funtana

January Newsletter

Hi Friends and Followers!
Happy New Year!
The most recent newsletter with a review of 2014 is ready for viewing.
All the best,
Diana Funtana

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here's an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 15,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

Diana Funtana’s ESL 12 Days of Christmas

Just having a little fun …
On the first day of Christmas, my teacher gave to me an Oxford Pictionary.
On the second day of Christmas, my teacher gave to me 2 grammar books.
On the third day of Christmas, my teacher gave to me 3 CD-ROMs.
On the fourth day of Christmas, my teacher gave to me 4 reading texts.
On the fifth day of Christmas, my teacher gave to me 5 private lessons.
On the sixth day of Christmas, my teacher gave to me 6 perfect phrases.
On the seventh day of Christmas, my teacher gave to me 7 English folk songs.
On the eighth day of Christmas, my teacher gave to me 8 English movies.
On the ninth day of Christmas, my teacher gave to me 9 tricky questions.
On the tenth day of Christmas, my teacher gave to me 10 new words.
On the eleventh day of Christmas, my teacher gave to me 11 verb tenses (who knows what they are?).
On the twelveth day of Christmas, my teacher gave to me 12 useful idioms.
Notices: there are no tests or writing assignments!
Merry Christmas Everyone!
All the best,
Diana Funtana

November newsletter

Hi Friends and Followers!
November’s newsletter is now ready for viewing.
Also I’ve added a new activity, Improv Role Plays (tons of fun!), to Get in on the Act V: Speaking Activities.
All the best!
Diana Funtana

October Newsletter

Hi Friends and Followers!
October’s newsletter is now available for viewing.
Also check out my new page, Links and Resources.
All the best,
Diana Funtana

New speaking activities

Hi Friends and followers!
I’ve just posted 2 new speaking activities to the Get in on the Act V page.
They are: Art Gallery, and Save the Planet.
Check it out!
All the best,
Diana

New book

Hi Friends and Followers,
I’ve just added a new book title, Essential Vocabulary for the TOEFL Test, to my ESL Books widget. Go to http://dianeengelhardt.com/toefl-vocabulary/ for details.
All the best,
Diana Funtana