Have you ever heard someone say an English word you didn’t understand?
A word that left you flummoxed?
If you have, you’re not alone!
English has a ton of unique words that you may not be familiar with yet.
Imagine living in a town with only one bookstore.
You walk in to see one lonely book sitting on the only shelf.
Hungry, you walk down the street to the only fast food restaurant in town. Strangely, there’s only …
I say you can never be too old for Disney.
Do you remember sitting at the TV with a bowl of cereal, watching your favorite Disney cartoons when you were a kid?
Now as an adult, maybe you’re sitting with …
If you speak English, you’re able to communicate with 20% of the people on Earth.
That’s 1.5 billion people!
Now that’s a lot of potential new friends, connections and employers.
Why not give the kids in your life such amazing …
Questions are everywhere in English pop culture.
You hear them in songs. (“Can you feel the love tonight?”)
You see them in movie titles. (“Who framed Roger Rabbit?”)
But can you make your own sentences in …
Oh, no—I opened Instagram before lunch again.
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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?…
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 …