We all take speaking a language for granted, don’t we? We’re hardwired to communicate verbally and we don’t even notice that we do it almost all the time. Revising for exams? Texting your best friend? Chatting up a girl? Asking … Czytaj dalej
Meaning: when something is done ad nauseum / to the point of absolute exhaustion but without any results.
Meaning: to be in a very similar situation
Meaning: Something that was earned easily will often be wasted or squandered very quickly.
Watching television remains one of the most popular ways for people in Britain to spend their free time. But what do they watch? Apart from sports matches, soap operas are the most popular kind of television programme for British people … Czytaj dalej
Perhaps as a parent you have sent your child off to English language lessons or you have had the opportunity to sit in on some of your child’s lessons and, to your absolute shock, you hear the mother-tongue or shared … Czytaj dalej
Meaning: be prepared to do your absolute best.
Meaning: You’ve summarized the issue very clearly and precisely
Are you particularly intimidated by phrasal verbs? Or are you thinking: “Wait a second, what were those phrasal verbs thingies??” These are words like pick up, turn down, get off, black out – just to give you some examples. Does … Czytaj dalej
Compounds are words in English that are composed of 2 (and sometimes 3) words so that they create a new composite that has a single unit of meaning. They can be nouns, (paperclip, fire station, Facebook), verbs (often referred to … Czytaj dalej