I’m so excited! I’m trying out a new programme that will come in handy to create all types of activities for… whatever I will end up doing this year 🙁 Anyway, I won’t allow the worst side of myself to spoil the fun of posting this short speaking activity video that I have just set…… Continue reading B2 Speaking practice Going out
In this post you will learn a new idiom/saying related to coping with difficulties or achieving an aim.
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.
Yes, I agree. You won’t need to reach an advanced level of English to guess the meaning of this idiom. Here’s a short video and an example that you will be able to listen to. P.S. Doesn’t the little heart make you feel sort of miserable?
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
Today my contract terminated and judging by the last two years I might as well hop on the Enterprise to: “seek out (a) new life, explore strange new worlds and boldly go where no other English teacher has gone before”.
Referring back to the post “Facial Expressions 1,” English has an enormous variety of vocabulary that describes a myriad of facial expressions or actions done with our faces. Some of which are even frowned upon, such as ogling somebody. In this post, you will learn six new expressions, and you can also watch what some…… Continue reading C1/C2 Facial expressions 2
Understanding facial expressions is an intriguing and dynamic aspect of human communication. In the vast realm of the English vocabulary, there exist a plethora of terms dedicated to describing these intricate expressions. Facial expressions serve as windows into our emotions, allowing others to catch a glimpse of what lies beneath the surface. They provide valuable…… Continue reading C1/C2 Facial expressions 1
This week we’re going to compare British English and American English words. In this quiz you have about seven and if I find some time during the week, I’ll add some more. See if you guess them.
Okay, I may not always be a clash, but what happens when one encounters a completely different culture? I remember that on my first visit to Spain as a child I expected to see everybody sort of either Spanish dancing or bullfighting (I even feel rather embarrassed to admit that I even had a Spanish…… Continue reading B2 Speaking practice Travelling and culture clash