really enjoyed teaching English. The subject itself could become boring
– the grammar doesn't change, and explaining the simple past everyday
gets old – but I have a job where I can learn as much from my students
as they do from me. And I really enjoy the feeling of helping someone
else reach their goals.
You can find out more about me on the about
your teacher page.
What is Bite Sized English?
The Internet is full of ways to practice, but who has the
time? Our goal is to provide you with a few minutes of English every
day. The idea is that, with only a few minutes, you can improve your
More importantly, with just a few minutes of practice a day, you can
avoid losing what you've worked so hard to learn!
day – or maybe every weekday – we aim to have a little something extra
for you to use to practice and improve your English.
My goal is this: to deliver on the promise that, if you visit
Bite Sized English regularly, you'll keep the English skills you've
acquired and maybe develop some more.
To do this, I'm dedicated to adding new content every day – in small
'bite size' doses – and, of course, to responding to your
How do I use Bite Sized English?
The idea is simple. You click on Bite Sized English.
The most important thing to practice is expressing yourself in English.
For that reason, let me encourage you to answer the questions at the
end of each post.
In the vocabulary texts, some words are
If you read all the way to the end of the text, you'll find
English-language descriptions of the words in bold.
These aren't definitions,
because you can find them at online dictionaries everywhere, and they
aren't translations, because you're at Bite Sized English to practice
thinking in English. The word descriptions are the kind of description
you might get from an American, if you asked him to explain a word you
This lesson was written by Toby, an American English teacher
that lives in Germany. Toby is the creator of Bite Sized English.