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Photo by Aleksandar Pasaric on Pexels.com We all know the one about ‘raining cats and dogs’ but what about ‘to rain on somebody’s parade’ or ‘to give something a rain check’? In the link below you’re bound to learn at least one more of the many British idioms. Go on! Give it a try!
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A bolt from the blue Serena Here are some activities to help you practise vocabulary and structures for speaking about the weather. >
Image by Gary Chan (Unsplash) According to the latest data recorded in 2018, Spain reached a peak in food waste, squandering a total of 1,339 million kg/l of food and beverages. This number represents an increase of 8.9% over the previous year and seems to be mainly due to economic recovery that was experienced during…… Continue reading Open cloze: How can we reduce food waste at home?
Despite water covering 71% of the planet’s surface, more than half the world’s population endures extreme water scarcity for at least one month a year. Current estimates predict that by 2040, up to 20 more countries could be experiencing water shortages. These statistics raise a startling question: is the Earth running out of clean water?…… Continue reading C1/C2 Listening TED Talks Are we running out of clean water?
I found this query on the internet and couldn’t help laughing. Of course, baby ants don’t really exist as such (meaning that you’d be really surprised to find a tiny version of an ant being reared by its parents, wouldn’t you?). But anyway, a baby ant would actually be an egg, a larva or a…… Continue reading B1 B2 C1 C2 What do you call a baby ant?
Serena’s blog Group nouns for animals can be a bit confusing as there are so many. What’s more, there doesn’t always seem to be a strict categorisation as we can apply the same word to different types of animals such as a group of whales that can be called a school, a pod or even…… Continue reading B2-C1-C2 Group names for animals
Learning vocabulary in a foreign language can be either fun or tedious depending on how you set yourself to doing it. It can also be quite frustrating as we usually only seem to remember the words that we use in our everyday interaction and very frequently forget ‘that other word’ (Ooooh! Ah! Eek! Oops! It’s…… Continue reading C1-C2 Vocabulary quiz for animals