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
Serena’s blog Is this quiz you have ten expressions related to relationships.
A saying is an ‘expression/sentence’ that people often use to give advice or information about facts of life or experience. English, like most languages, is full of them. Some were used by English-speaking people like William Shakespeare, while others entered the English language such a long time ago that it is hard to know their…… Continue reading C1/C2 Sayings about love (or something of the kind)
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
Mmmmm only five days to Christmas Day and we’ll be eating up some Christmas pudding! I know, all my Spanish friends think it’s absolutely revolting (they don’t say so, but I can read it on their faces :-). Oooops! That would be a translation from Spanish. In English it’s more common to say ‘They’ve got…… Continue reading English idiom The Proof is in the Pudding
Here’s yet another Christmasy idiom for Advanced and Proficient levels. https://youtu.be/F1HJCRz17Mo Serena’s blog