“It’s raining cats and dogs.”
Do you know what that means?
If you want to improve your English, you can start by learning more idioms.
Idioms are very important and very common, and they’ll help make your English sound …
We’re writing this letter to inform you that writing letters is an important life skill.
Do you know how to write a letter in English?
How is it different from writing an essay for school, or sending …
When was the last time you watched or listened to the news?
It was probably very recently.
There is so much happening in the world every day, and there are so many ways to learn about what is happening.
How do you memorize new English vocabulary words?
Maybe you practice using news words by writing in your …
Did you know the word “misspell” is often misspelled?
Some word spellings in English just don’t seem to make sense.
But we have a way you can learn how to spell in English without going crazy!
Just find the patterns.…
What is your hobby?
What do you love doing?
Nice! These are all examples of gerunds.
Now, what if I ask you what you …
Prepare yourself for prepositions.
This post has a lot of them.
This post also has a lot of music.
But who says you can’t have …
Can you feel a color?
You actually can, but probably not in the way you’re thinking.
We’ll make it clear with an example:
In English, you can say something is the color “blue,” or you could use a more exact …
Why? Why? Why?
For many children, that is their favorite question: “Why?”
Why is the sky blue?
Why do I have to go to bed?
If you want to learn English, try to think like a child again and …
They say “the shortest distance between two points is a straight line.”
Have you heard this saying before in English?
It means that the easiest and fastest way to get from one place to another is to just go straight.…
“Wow, English has a lot of words!”
Have you ever thought that before?
It may be true, but did you know that many English words actually come from other languages?
That’s right?over time, English speakers have “stolen” words from …
“My cat had each of these four adorable kittens.”
If you removed all the adjectives from this sentence, what would you be left with?
“Cat had kittens.”
Crazy, isn’t it? We use adjectives all the time, sometimes without even …
The Internet has changed a lot over the years.
From MySpace to Facebook and from Ask Jeeves to Google, old sites fade (leave) and new sites appear.
But as apps, smartphones and social media have grown, there’s one thing …
Now you?ve done it.
You made an English mistake, and you’re feeling so embarrassed!
Your face feels hot and you’d like to disappear.
You?d like to catch the next airplane to your home country.
That’s okay. Embarrassment is universal, …
Have you seen “The Matrix”?
If so, you probably remember the scene where the main character, Neo, is going through his “training.”
Instead of showing a montage (collection of scenes) of him running on the beach and working out to …
“A comic says funny things; a comedian says things funny.” ? Ed Wynn
If this quote made you smile, you should be very proud.
Understanding words like “comic” and “comedian” isn’t enough to understand the true meaning of this sentence. …
Writing is a part of our lives.
Did you send any texts today?
Did you write an email?
Maybe you left a message on your friend’s Facebook wall, or maybe you wrote a note to a professor.
If you …
Do you need help with writing in English right now?
Are you having trouble starting an essay?
Or have you finished that essay, but are wondering if all your English writing is correct?
We’ve got all the help …
What’s the difference between the two quotes below?
1) “Hello, how are you today? I hope you’re doing well.”
2) “Hey man, what’s up? Everything good with you?”
The first quote is what you might learn in an English classroom…
English pronunciation can be pretty weird.
Maybe you were surprised to discover that the number “two” was pronounced the same as the …