Idioms starting with ‘DON’T’

How many times have you heard these ‘don’t’ expressions on TV or on the Internet and you couldn’t understand their meaning? Here is the chance to learn about them. Don't get me wrong – don’t misunderstand me. Ex: Don’t get me wrong. I’d love to help you but I’m busy. Don't give me that (line)! … Continue reading Idioms starting with ‘DON’T’

20 Collocations with the Verb ‘Give’

Here are some natural collocations with the verb 'give': Give sb a chance – allow someone to do or be something.Ex: The manager decided to give him a chance and promote him. Give the impression - opinion you have about someone.Ex: Sheila gives the impression that she cares about her work. Give your opinion – … Continue reading 20 Collocations with the Verb ‘Give’

Phrasal Verbs with ‘Over’

In today's lesson you will learn eight phrasal verbs with 'over'. TAKE OVER - to have control of something.Ex: A much bigger company took over the business. PULL OVER - To move on the side of the road.Ex: The police officer asked him to pull over. SLEEP OVER - to spend the night in another … Continue reading Phrasal Verbs with ‘Over’

Comparison of Adjectives with as … as, not as … as, etc.

As…as We use as + adjective + as to make comparisons between the things which are equal: Sarah is as pretty as her sister. You have to pack it as carefully as you can. It’s fragile. We worked as hard as we could. Not as … as We use not as … as to make … Continue reading Comparison of Adjectives with as … as, not as … as, etc.

6 Phrasal Verbs with “Ask”

ASK FOR – to request to see or speak to someone. Bob asked for you while you were at work. ASK AFTER SOMEBODY – ask about someone’s health. Milly asked after your dad. ASK AROUND – to ask different people in order to get information. They asked around until someone showed them the way. ASK … Continue reading 6 Phrasal Verbs with “Ask”

How to Use “So” and “Such” Correctly

So and such are used to strengthen the meaning of adjectives. So is used before an adjective without a noun. For example: The film was so boring. My neighbors are so loud. Such is used before an adjective that comes with a noun. For example: It is such a lovely day today. This water pipe … Continue reading How to Use “So” and “Such” Correctly

Collocations about BOOKS

Be absorbed in a book - be totally focused on reading. Ex: Derek didn’t hear me because he was absorbed in a book. Bedtime reading - reading in bed. Ex: Would you recommend horror stories for bedtime reading? Compulsive reading - so interesting that you can’t stop reading. Ex: More and more people are indulging … Continue reading Collocations about BOOKS

18 ways to say “thank you”

We need to say "thank you" so many times a day. Let's learn how to say it in more than one or two ways. Thank you/ Thanks/ Thank you very much/ Thanks a lot Thanks a ton/a bunch/a million. I am (really/very/so) grateful. Thank you, I (really) appreciate it. Cheers! You shouldn't have... Many thanks. … Continue reading 18 ways to say “thank you”

Collocations with the word “room”

Bright / dark / comfortable / cosy / spacious / tiny / big / small room I love my bright and spacious room. Tidy / untidy / clean / stuffy / cold / warm room It's a cold / warm room. A single / twin / double / triple room When they got married, Brian … Continue reading Collocations with the word “room”