Clothes, fashion & consumerism

B2 Phrasal verbs and prepositional phrases for shopping, money and fashion

Is it pay up or pay with? Wrap up or wrap about? Uf! We all know that English prepositions drive us crazy and I don’t mean “the good type of craziness”. Now that we’re heading towards a unit that deals with money and shopping, we’re going to need some useful phrasal verbs. This quiz can…… Continue reading B2 Phrasal verbs and prepositional phrases for shopping, money and fashion

songs

Learning English with songs: Que Será Será.

This song is just perfect to become familiar with structures that use ‘will’ for predictions. The song Que Será Será made it to the hit charts in 1956 after Doris Day’s interpretation in Hitchcock’s film The Man Who Knew Too Much. Funnily, Doris Day didn’t like Que Será Será as she thought it sounded like…… Continue reading Learning English with songs: Que Será Será.

People, relationships & family · songs

This Used to Be My Playground by Madonna

This song by Madonna talks about a precious time, before reaching adulthood, when life did not have the complexities that unfortunately, seem to come into existence as one gets older. It’s a good way to practice the structure ‘used to’ to speak about things from the past that no longer happen. In this post you…… Continue reading This Used to Be My Playground by Madonna