Idioms and expressions with parts of the body πŸ‘£

Idioms and expressions using parts of the body This is for one of my dear students, Chayeni, who loves learning and using idioms in English. One way to sound more natural in another language is to use expressions or idioms which native speakers use. There are so many of them in English, so I thoughtContinue reading “Idioms and expressions with parts of the body πŸ‘£”

Countable and uncountable nouns πŸ˜…

Is this noun countable or uncountable ? Most of you would have learnt that some nouns are countable ( dollars $$ ) and some nouns are uncountable ( money πŸ’°) and the rules which go with using countable and uncountable nouns. Let’s do a little revision on this πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ“ *We use many and few forContinue reading “Countable and uncountable nouns πŸ˜…”

English mistakes native speakers make πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

Mistakes to avoid😫 I always suggest to my students that they hang out with English native speakers as this is a fast way to improve their English. I did the same thing when I lived in Japan and my Japanese improved quickly. However, native speakers make mistakes and these can be learnt by accident. So,Continue reading “English mistakes native speakers make πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™€οΈ”

Phrasal verbs- part two πŸ₯³

More phrasal verbs! In a previous post, I went over some information about phrasal verbs (you can check it out here Phrasal Verbs – friends or foes) , but some questions have come up from some of my students so I came up with the idea of writing another post on phrasal verbs. First –Continue reading “Phrasal verbs- part two πŸ₯³”

Collocations πŸ₯³

Collocations are a must to learn! They are a natural part of the English language and very important to know so you can speak and write correctly and also so you can sound natural in English. They are often tested in English language proficiency exams like TOEIC and the Cambridge tests. Collocations are just wordsContinue reading “Collocations πŸ₯³”

Phrasal verbs- friends or foes ?

Why phrasal verbs are friends 😊 First of all, what are they? They are verbs with a preposition and / or an adverb added to them which changes the meaning of the original verb when it is by itself. While many students feel they are a bit difficult to learn, English native speakers use themContinue reading “Phrasal verbs- friends or foes ?”