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25 Delicious Phrases for Talking About Food in English

Oh, no—I opened Instagram before lunch again. Big mistake. All my friends’ pictures of giant sandwiches, colorful soups and chocolate chip cookies are seriously making me hungry. I should’ve known! Food is one of the biggest topics of …

33 Words and Phrases for Talking About the Weather in English

Afraid of thunderstorms? Like to dance in the rain? Find lightning beautiful? Every year, storms roll across our cities—rain storms, snow storms, hail storms, etc. That’s why most of us keep the Weather Channel bookmarked and ready on …

15+ Similar Words in English and How to Tell Them Apart

Are there any twins in your family? Do you have friends who are identical twins? Or maybe you’re even a twin yourself! Twins are two siblings who are born at the same time. They may look almost exactly alike, but …

The Beginner’s Guide to Talking About Family in English

You’re on vacation with a group or at a weekend barbecue. You’re walking around introducing yourself and making new friends. You’re telling people your name and sharing a bit of information about yourself. So what comes next? What do …

20 Delicious English Idioms to Spice Up Your Conversations

Would you like a pizza without any toppings? No meat, no onions, no cheese! How do you think it would taste? Not very good, I’m sure. What if we topped it with chicken, pepperoni, corn, mushrooms, bell peppers and mozzarella?…

96 Super Common English Idioms (With Meanings and Pictures)

Why is it so important to learn English idioms? Well, say you’re in an American bar. It’s loud, but you can hear what people are saying. Someone is talking about hitting books… …another is talking about twisting someone’s …