Baseball is not popular in Australia. Most Australians play cricket, rugby and soccer.
Australia has a “professional league”, but it is not televised and my Australian friends didn’t know about it.
For most Australian players it is a hobby. Australia beat Japan in the 2004 Olympics semi-finals. Australia fielded a team of semi professionals who had day jobs and won 1-0 against Daisuke Matsuzaka. It was an amazing victory, but most Australians didn’t care.
5 other ways to say “Very Good”
There are many ways to express yourself.
Good and great are popular words and many students say very good or great.
Q: How was your weekend?
A: It was good.
Q: What did you do?
A: I went to a nice restaurant.
Q: How was the restaurant.
A: It was very good.
I think it can be fun to use other words.
Here are some words similar to very good and great:
The raccoon ate lots of fish. The raccoon is feeling excellent.
The Dog is Woofing
When animals communicate we use onomatopoeia.
Onomatopoeia are used as nouns and verbs.
Here are some examples:
Dogs bark, ruff, woof and yap.
Sports & Activities: Go vs Play
I get asked why it is “go bowling” and “play soccer”.
Activities that end in “ing” use “go”.
Most competitive sports use “play”.
Here are some examples:
5 Words for Autumn
Autumn is coming soon. Autumn is my favourite season because, it’s cool and relaxing.
I can also wear anything I want and exercise without sweating.
National Cat Day
My grandparents owned two cats.
My uncle found them as kittens in the mid 80’s. He named them “Pi” and “Nya”.
Pi was a tabby cat. Pi had a mix of stripes and spots.
Pi was a scaredy cat, it was always scared of everything and didn’t like people.
Nya was a bobtail cat. It was dark brown with black spots. It had large yellow eyes.
What is punctuation? It includes all the . / , / ; / – / ! /… that you usually find in a sentence. Without them, it is very hard for the reader to make sense of what has been written.
Take these two sentences, for example. Which is easier to read?
1. yesterday i went to the amusement park which is next to osaka port there was a pool with many penguins that we could play with do i like penguins of course I do
2. Yesterday, I went to the amusement park, which is next to Osaka Port. There was a pool with many penguins that we could play with. Do I like penguins? Of course I do!
What was wrong with the first sentence? Let’s break it down and find out!