You can’t miss it – English expression (w/images & video)

You can’t miss it! REMEMEBER to watch the short video at the bottom of this post to improve your listening and pronunciation. It’s a great way to review the lesson too! The English expression You Can’t Miss It. There are lots of common English expressions. Today let me show you one that I used 2 days ago when I gave …

Passive voice in English (Learn easily with Real examples)

What is the passive voice in English grammar? If the subject of our sentence gets or receives something – something happens to the subject of our sentence – we can use the Passive Voice. Passive voice uses the verb to be (am, is, are, was, were) plus the past participle form of the verb in the main action. Example: Paul was bitten by a mosquito. Compare …

Learn English the FUN way – Famous Quotes (10 Quotes explained)

Learn English with famous quotes Learn English with these 10 famous quotes! Meaning, vocabulary and grammar explained. “The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.” ~ Paulo Coelho “You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.” ~ Indira Gandhi “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” ~ Aesop “The supreme art of war …

Learn the English conditional “IF”

IF is a conditional clause in English. This means that one action will/may happen as a result (on the condition) of another action or other actions. English Grammar The clause IF can come after the main action: “I will go to Hawaii if I can find a cheap hotel.” Or it can start a sentence and end with the main …

Learn English from the news “Slavery in Italian wine” – with built-in audio!

New words from the news story! Slavery is any system in which principles of property law are applied to people, allowing some people to own, buy and sell other people. (People are treated like property)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slavery sort (verb) to arrange things in groups or in a particular order according to their type, etc.; to separate things of one type from others~ sort …

Thick and Thin – English adjectives / other uses

THICK and THIN Definitions from oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com   thick – adjective – having a larger distance between opposite sides or surfaces than other similar objects or than normal   thin – adjective – having a smaller distance between opposite sides or surfaces than other similar objects or than normal a thick book (= one that has a lot of pages) ~ a thin book (= …

10 Idioms with PIG (2019 – the year of the PIG)

1. Pig out(on something) – to eat too much of something at one time. 2. Eat like a pig – to eat a lot; to have a big appetite. 3. Make a pig of yourself – to eat a lot in a greedy or unpleasant way. 4. (A place) is a pigsty – a place is very dirty. 5. (be …

5 most popular English blog posts – 2018

  My 5 most popular World English Blog posts of 2018   Below is a collection of my 5 most visited blog posts from 2018. With these posts, you can… Increase your English vocabulary Learn useful English expressions Improve your English grammar Listen to English  audio (10 expressions with TIME) Download a FREE English PDF (See Watch Look at) Take an interactive quiz …

How to use the adverb EVEN (12 examples)

In this post, you will learn how to use the adverb EVEN in natural English conversation. Learn 2 ways to use this adverb with 12 real examples and 2 helpful infographics! I was talking to my Canadian friend last week who also lives in Japan. We were talking about how hard many Japanese people work. They will not miss work, …

Present Continuous Tense (Learn verb Grammar Quickly w/Video!)

Watch the video version at the end of this post English grammar – Present continuous tense verbs In English grammar, present continuous is used for verbs that are happening now or near the time of speaking. The verb has started but has not finished yet. I’m (am) doing he/she/it is doing we/they are doing * I’m making my English blog. …