50 Useful Phrases for Discussions in English

Knowing even half of these fifty useful phrases will improve your English and help you communicate more effectively. This post will give you fifty phrases that you can use when participating in a […]

5 Reasons to Use Grammarly

Grammarly highlights mistakes to help you improve your writing. It can help you improve and expand your vocabulary. Grammarly provides mini grammar lessons based on your mistakes. It can be customized based on […]

Idiom: Break the ice

Meaning and Use To break the ice means to do something to create a more relaxed and comfortable social situation. It is common when meeting people for the first time. Many people are […]

English Listening: Deal With It Using Music

Deal with: handle, cope with, manage Improve English Listening with Music Do you have a hard time understanding native speakers? Songs are a great way to deal with the task of learning English […]

Think in English Using Short Animated Films

Stop Translating and Start Thinking In English Despite memorizing long lists of vocabulary words and studying grammar for years, many of my students struggle to speak in English. They spend a lot of […]

Spoken English Reduction Guide

Start Understanding Native Speakers Is it difficult for you to understand spoken English? Can you understand your English teacher but not understand most native speakers? Teachers usually speak more slowly and clearly to […]

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Idiom: Not all it’s cracked up to be

Meaning and Use If something is not all it’s cracked up to be, it is not as good as expected. It is common to use not all it’s cracked up to be when […]

Confusing English Phrase: What’s What

English can be VERY confusing! Idioms, phrasal verbs, slang, and other expressions used by native speakers can be difficult to understand. Today I want to talk about the expression Let me tell you […]

Collocations: Natural Word Combinations

Let’s face it: English is difficult. One word can have many different meanings, but limited collocations. You can play squash, you can eat squash, or you can squash a bug. Someone might bug […]