Engineer

en·gi·neer – [en-juh-neer] Noun: 1.a person trained and skilled in the design, construction, and use of engines  or machines, or in any of various branches of engineering: a mechanical engineer; a civil engineer. 2.a person who operates or is in charge of an engine. 3.Also called locomotive engineer. Railroads . a person who operates or […]

Noisy Animals, Quiet Animals

The dog barks. It likes to bark. The bird sings. It likes to sing. The dog and bird are noisy. The cat meows. It meows when it is hungry. It meows when it is angry. The fish says nothing. The turtle says nothing. The mouse says nothing. The lizard says nothing. They are quiet.  

He Gets Dressed, Sees His Friend

The boy puts on his socks. He puts on his shoes. He ties his shoelaces. He walks to the front door. He turns the doorknob. He pulls the door open. He steps outside. He closes the door behind him. He walks to the corner. He sees his friend. He waves to his friend.

Warm Air And A Sandwich

The window is open. Air comes through the window. It is warm air. It is a warm day. The air smells like bread. It smells like fresh bread. It smells good. It makes the boy hungry. The boy goes to the kitchen. He makes a sandwich. He sits down. He eats the sandwich.  

Red Ball On The Floor

The ball is on the floor. It is a red ball. It is a rubber ball. The baby looks at the ball. The cat looks at the ball. The cat is black. The cat walks over to the ball. The cat hits the ball with its paw. The ball rolls on the floor. The baby […]

If You’re Happy and You Know It

If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands. Clap, Clap. If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands. Clap, Clap. If you’re happy and you know it, then your face will surely show it. If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands. Clap, Clap. If you’re happy and you […]

Make A Note Of

Write down as to remember; or, remember. For Example: I’ll make a note of the fact that the tires are low. Shakespeare used this term in a slightly different form in The Two Gentlemen of Verona(2:7): “Go with me to my chamber to take a note of what I stand in need.”

Barking Up The Wrong Tree

This is an especially humorous English phrase because of the word “bark” being used in the same phrase with the word “tree.” While “bark” is a word for the outer layer of a tree, the “barking” here actually refers to the action of a dog barking. When a dog chases a squirrel or similar animal […]