American & British Slang

In this post we will look at very common American and British slang phrases. So, take your vocabulary notebook and pen, and get ready to make notes of what you find new, interesting and useful. 

Friend & Friendship Vocabulary

Think about your friend. How would you describe him/her and your friendship? Would you say that birds of a feather flock together (people with the same characteristics or tastes tend to spend time together)? Or would you rather argue that extremes meet (complete opposites often become good friends)?

How to Describe Holiday Destinations

So, you are going on holiday. You've finally chosen your destination and now you're going to make the most of your trip. Speaking of destination, how do you describe it? You might use adjectives like popular, exotic or beautiful. But there could be more to your description than that. So, let's get a bit more eloquent and dream of a wonderful holiday!

How to Talk about Currencies

Not each one of us is a financial specialist. And not each one of us is keenly interested in the sphere. But almost all of us watch TV and/or read the press, at least occasionally. It means there is a chance we might get news on currency rates, stock market reports, etc. After all, we all concern ourselves with our own prosperity, and that's why this post should be useful to everybody...

Idioms about Success & Failure

We all share the same goal - to be successful in life. But perceptions of success may differ enormously. As a teacher, I often ask people various questions. And the answers I get sometimes astound me, and sometimes they deeply touch my heart. For example, recently I asked the question "What is success to you?" and got two remarkable answers...