Archive | English Vocab and Grammar

Punctuation Pro! The Ultimate Guide to Mastering English Punctuation Marks

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Punctuation mistakes can cost millions of dollars.

Just ask the dairy company who lost a lawsuit due to a missing comma.

They can also spark fiery debates that ignite a whole country.

Think about punctuation’s importance to American gun

Check In Champion: 20 Essential English Phrases for Hotel Receptionists

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Imagine yourself going on vacation in some faraway land.

You get off the plane at the airport and find your way to a hotel.

You walk in the door, and who’s the first person to greet and welcome you …

60+ Handy English Medical Vocabulary Terms for Sticky Situations

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Doctors use some strange words.

Synchronous diaphragmatic flutter? 

Sternutate? 

Borborygmus?

Yep, these are real words.

And they refer to hiccups (synchronous diaphragmatic flutter)sneezes (sternutate) and stomach growls (borborygmus).

Can you believe that? It seems that …

Stock Your Bar with These Essential English Vocabulary Terms for Bartenders

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Bartenders live their lives like rock stars or spies.

They deal with parties, drinks, people, music, gossip, secrets and the occasional hangover.

Along with others who work in the hospitality industry, they can travel and have a job anywhere …

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

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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

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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

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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?…