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How to Make lessons more topical
Whether you are reading this blog as a language learner or a teacher we can all admit that textbooks are a dry and boring staple of most English courses. The course books, new and old alike, all run through the … Czytaj dalej
Why isn’t the mayonnaise ever ready?
5 Great Websites for Self-Study
I have students that come to me for 1 to 1 lessons once a week either because their parents bring them to the lesson or they are middle-aged business people and their firm is paying for the lesson. Sometimes after … Czytaj dalej
Idiom: in the loop
Meaning: to be kept updated about an ongoing issue and included in conversations about it.
Can You Pass This Phrasal Verbs Quiz?
Test your knowledge of English phrasal verbs with this 14-question quiz!
Lunatic vs sleepwalker – False cognates
Idiom: to be ‘scratching the surface’
Meaning: To be just beginning to find out more about a particular subject. To be only looking at something (initially) in a superficial way.
A very contentious issue and a hot topic of late has been that of BREXIT. It has only been a couple of years since the issue arose and the term itself was coined, but already a small glossary of terms … Czytaj dalej
Idiom: the gloves are off
Meaning: to start arguing or working in a more determined manner because you feel directly confronted or insulted