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Vocabulary

How to Describe Your Routine in English

How to Describe Your Routine in English

If you’re like most of us, your life has probably been pretty boring over the past year or so.  But no matter how repetitive and unexciting your day-to-day life has become, it’s still useful to know how to describe it, don’t you think?  In this article, we’ll be taking a look at describing habits and…

Spring Phrases and Words in English

Spring Phrases and Words in English

If you live somewhere that’s been under a blanket of winter the past few months, you’re probably just about ready for spring.  The good news is that it’s right around the corner. Slowly, the days are getting longer and brighter; the air is getting warmer.  To celebrate, let’s look at some spring vocabulary! Read the…

15 Business Terms for Entrepreneurs

15 Business Terms for Entrepreneurs

The worldwide pandemic has had a huge impact on the job market around the world. With companies having to downsize and lay off employees, more and more people are beginning to look into the idea of working for themselves.  In this article, we discuss 15 common business terms to talk about entrepreneurs (people who start…

10 English Winter Idioms

10 English Winter Idioms

Well, here we are in mid-January—and if you’re in the northern hemisphere, that means it’s winter!  Whether you’re surrounded by lots of snow or just some extra rain, everything is feeling a little extra chilly these days. With cold weather on the brain, we thought it would be a great time to talk about our…

Positive Communication in Business Meetings

Positive Communication in Business Meetings

The way you communicate in business meetings is extremely important, and it comes with challenges. First of all, you have to express yourself clearly so you’re well understood. On top of that, you need to speak positively and respectfully (if you want to keep good business relationships, that is!)  Read on as we list different…

Vocabulary for Working Remotely

Vocabulary for Working Remotely

This year has been full of adjustments. For many people, one of the biggest changes has been transitioning from working in an office to working from home.   With the shift to remote work comes a whole lot of new vocabulary to get used to. Let’s have a look at some common expressions to talk about…

Halloween Vocabulary

Halloween Vocabulary

Do you celebrate Halloween?  In many countries, it’s a very popular fall celebration full of traditions. It happens every year on October 31. Before Halloween, families often visit the pumpkin patch. They choose a pumpkin to bring home and carve into a jack-o’-lantern. On Halloween night, these jack-o’-lanterns are put outside of the house with…

14 Weird and Wonderful English Words

14 Weird and Wonderful English Words

We’ve talked before about interesting words in various languages—from French to Arabic to Japanese.  But what about cool and unique English words? This is an English-learning site, after all! If you’re a vocabulary lover—or a “word nerd,” as they say—this one’s for you! In this post, we take a look at some English words you’ve…

12 Phrasal Verbs with “Fall”

12 Phrasal Verbs with “Fall”

In many parts of the world, the seasons are changing from summer to fall. The beach days are leaving us behind as the leaves turn beautiful shades of orange and the cooler fall weather sets in. To celebrate this beautiful season, let’s look about some phrasal verbs that include the word “fall.” Just a note:…

The 10 Most Common Verbs in English

The 10 Most Common Verbs in English

Did you know that there are thousands of English verbs?  Luckily, you don’t need to learn them all to be able to communicate. In fact, you can get pretty far just mastering the common ones.  Below, we’ll go through the 10 most commonly used English verbs. Interestingly, they’re all irregular verbs (also known as strong…