If you’re jobseeking, you might read that the post requires somebody capable of thinking on their feet. Now, what does that mean? Does somebody expect you to do a handstand? 😄 Here’s another one of those work idioms I posted ages ago, now upgraded to a video.
I posted this idiom over a year ago, but now I want to try out some videos so I can hear the pronunciation and see an example. Let’s see how it goes. This idiom may be a bit old-fashioned, but I still think it’s fun to learn. And by the way, I like my drawing.…… Continue reading English idioms: Work like a Trojan
Serena Here are six more idioms that are related to the work world. On the previous post, you will find eight more. Nearly all these idioms can be used for other situations, for instance to refer to study. Take a look at the illustrations on the flipping cards. What do they suggest? Can you think…… Continue reading Idioms about work number 2
As I’m creating activities related to the work world, I coudn’t possibly expect to get away with not posting something on idioms related to this topic. So I’ve dug out a few of them for this post. I’ve also put my wacom to work to sort of try to make these idioms a little easier…… Continue reading Idioms about work number 1
Remember that you need to be very aware of collocations when reaching higher levels of English. As to work on this area, here’s a quiz with some typical collocations related to the topic of work. Choose the best option.
Photo by Nataliya Vaitkevich on Pexels.com With the massive increase of technology in the workplace, many have seen how emails and messages constantly make their way into their free time. There’s no denying that tools and technologies have helped improve productivity, flexibility and collaboration among employees, however, the same technology that gives them the ability…… Continue reading C1/C2 Listening 3 Rules for a better work-life balance
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com What was it like to be an immigrant for the Irish student? I have adapted a text for the purpose of creating a word formation activity for Advanced levels (or also strong B2s). Complete the sentences with the correct form of the word in capitals.
Image by Brooke Lark on Unsplash What do you do for a living? What’s your work like? Is it challenging or tedious? Do you consider that your job is well paid or is it badly paid? What’s important for you at work, wages, the working environment or the promotion prospects? Would you like to set…… Continue reading B2 Vocabulary for speaking about work
What does the idiom to be in the red mean? I think you can almost guess this idiom, but if you want to be sure, take the quiz.