Sayings can add color to your speech, and make you sound more convincing and natural. When used appropriately, they can strike a chord with readers or listeners.
Discourse markers are very important for both formal and informal speech. When used appropriately, they make it well-organized, coherent and natural. So, any speaker or writer should use them.
The post looks at common English euphemisms for death, war, age and sex.
This post will look at British English vocabulary used by the author of the book. We'll also give the American English counterparts and the extracts which contain the vocabulary.
The post looks at "it" and "there" as dummy or empty subjects. Everything you've always wanted to know about them is here...
A hobby is an activity that you do regularly in your leisure time for pleasure. A hobby can be absorbing, relaxing, enjoyable and satisfying. If you have many hobbies, you might have a favorite one or a pet hobby (the hobby you like most). To have a hobby means to follow, pursue or indulge in it. If you start a hobby, you take it up. Read on for more hobby vocabulary...
Clear explanation and plenty of examples. Learn English grammar in context!
Do you sometimes confuse "politics" and "policy"? If you do, this article is just right for you. Read on to know the difference as well as common politics and policy collocations and phrases.
“The wolf said, "You know, my dear, it isn't safe for a little girl to walk through these woods alone." From "Little Red Riding Hood"
Did you like the latest Godzilla reboot and the live-action adaptation of Aladdin? Would you like to watch the Men in Black spinoff and the upcoming animated version of The Addams Family? No matter what you choose to watch, we hope your viewing experience is always positive. Read this blog to know how to talk about films, and to learn useful collocations and idioms related to the topic...