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Day vs. Night Studying: What Are the Benefits?

Day vs. Night Studying: What Are the Benefits?

Is there a best time of day to study? When you’re learning a language (or anything, really), this question might come to mind. You want to be alert, efficient, and productive. You want to be able to remember what you’ve studied. When is the optimal time to ensure that happens: day or night? Whether you’re…

Pandemic Life: Idioms for Emotions

Pandemic Life: Idioms for Emotions

As the days go by and the coronavirus pandemic continues, you’re probably feeling a lot of different things: bored, stressed, sad. Some days, you might even be optimistic (hopeful) or relaxed.  With all these emotions, why not learn a few different ways to talk about them? Keep reading to learn some idioms—or expressions—to describe pandemic…

Adjective Word Order

Adjective Word Order

Adjectives are fantastic! They make our sentences more interesting by describing nouns and pronouns.  So, in the sentence, “I have a blue car,” blue is an adjective describing the noun car.  But adjectives are also confusing! What if you want to use more than one word to describe your car? Which adjective goes first?  If…

Talking About the Future

Talking About the Future

What are you doing this weekend? Do you know how to answer a question like this?  You know it’s a question about the future, but you’re not sure which future tense to use. Well, we’re here to help! Future Tenses In English, there are a few different ways to talk about the future.  We’re going…

15 Common English Idioms

15 Common English Idioms

Has this ever happened to you?  You’re talking with an English speaker and everything is going well. Until . . . What did they just say? They go out dancing once in a blue moon?  That doesn’t make any sense! This confusing expression is called an idiom, and English is full of them.  What Is…