Idioms in English

Idioms In English  What are idioms? This is a common question for many native speakers and individuals who learn English as a second language. Essentially, idiomatic expressions have acquired an additional proverbial meaning that goes beyond the literal phrase. Here are a few examples of idioms that use the names of colors in an imaginative […]

Difference between SAY, TELL, and SPEAK

If you frequently confuse the words SAY, TELL, and SPEAK, you’re not alone – these are some of the most commonly confused English words! In this lesson, I’ll teach you the rules for the difference between say, tell, and speak. Tell / Told Tell means “to give information to a person” – so tell (present) and told (past) are always followed by […]

Slang Words

Slang Words in English Slang is the continual and ever-changing use and definition of words in informal conversation, often using references as a means of comparison or showing likeness. Swag/Swaggy WHAT YOU’RE SAYING: Nothing surprising or new about this one. “Swag,” from the slang word ‘”swagger,” means being or having something cool. “Swaggy” in particular was used […]

Learn how To Tell Time In English

How to Tell Time In English

How to Tell Time In English During this lesson you will learn to tell the time in English.     The image below is split into 2 colours, green and yellow. The green side ‘to’ and the yellow side is ‘past’.   Use the list below to learn Yellow is past the hour Green is to the […]

How To Use Whether Or If Correctly

How to use whether or if correctly   Whether or if – that is the question.   These two little words can cause a lot of confusion to both learners and fluent speakers of English in both spoken and written English. So, I thought I would clarify the misunderstanding in this post. And to help […]

Weather Vocabulary English

The Weather in English In English, we usually use it is when we talk about the weather. This is normally: It is + adjective OR It is + verb-ing It is + adjective = A description of the weather It is sunny today. It’s hot and humid today. It’sa nice day today. We can also say: It is a + adjective + day (or morning/afternoon/night) […]