Old ads are perfect for helping you remember vocabulary: they are designed to be memorable. They are especially good for clothing, because it is such a common item for sale. Here are a few examples.
This last one is not an old ad, but it is also proven to be memorable:
A quick mnemonic for remembering what verbs are stative (stative or state verbs do not describe an action):
Or ask, "can I force someone to do it?"
If the answer is no, it is probably a stative verb.
This popular chidren's poem is also a good tongue-twister for pronunciation practice. Distinguishes "w" from "wh":
Whether the weather be fine,
Whether the weather be not,
Whether the weather be cold,
Whether the weather be hot,
We'll weather the weather,
Whatever the weather,
Whether we like it or not.
From Robert Louis Stevenson, "A Child's Garden of Verses"
Identify the movie genres.
A selection of memorable images to help you remember English words for grooming, using the Roney's ESL Academy mnemonic techniques. Have a look!
These ads were designed by experts to try to draw your attention to something. What is the English word they are helping you to remember?
A little animation to help you remember the word "wash."
And remember to always wash your hands after eating a fruit fly.