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Name: Anna Trebits
Date registered: September 29, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Expressions with MAKE, DO & TAKE — August 29, 2016
  2. What’s a ‘rain check’? – Now I Know — August 18, 2016
  3. The 10-Day Phrasal Verbs Challenge – Mike meets Harvey — August 12, 2016
  4. Accepting and refusing invitations – Now I Know — August 4, 2016
  5. Cook in English – Healthy turmeric ginger lemonade — July 20, 2016

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  1. Color Idioms Quiz – Red tape, green technologies & Co — 9,373 comments
  2. The surprising new power symbol for women — 7,927 comments
  3. The Words You Need To Understand Apartment Listings — 15 comments
  4. The Secret Life of Pets Trailer – Elementary listening practice — 3 comments
  5. Dropouts, Startups and Turnover – Nouns from Phrasal Verbs — 3 comments

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Aug 29

Expressions with MAKE, DO & TAKE

 Expressions with MAKE, DO & TAKE   There are lots of expressions with MAKE, DO & TAKE in English. Do you know when to use which?     If you like our website, share it with friends and colleagues. Thanks!   Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net  

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Aug 18

What’s a ‘rain check’? – Now I Know

 Rain check is an expression that often pops up in everyday conversation. You may hear it in movies, TV series, and real life English. But do you know what it is?   I’m so sorry I can’t go tonight. Rain check? I’d love to go to the movies, but I really can’t. I’m swamped at …

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Aug 12

The 10-Day Phrasal Verbs Challenge – Mike meets Harvey

 What are phrasal verbs? Phrasal verbs are VERB+PREPOSITION combinations and English has a LOT of them! They are also tough to learn if English is not your first language. Even advanced learners of English often try to avoid them. However, not using phrasal verbs is not really possible, you must master them if you want …

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Aug 04

Accepting and refusing invitations – Now I Know

 Accepting and refusing invitations can be tricky (= difficult). What do you say when you’re invited to a party? What do you say when you want to go and what should you say when you can’t or don’t want to? We’ll give you a few tips below!   Your friend says: ‘I’m having a party …

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Jul 20

Cook in English – Healthy turmeric ginger lemonade

 A delicious recipe with a quick vocabulary building task! What’s not to like? Prep and cook time:  20 minutes Serves 4 4   cups water 1   teaspoon turmeric powder or fresh peeled (=with the skin off) turmeric root 1   teaspoon ginger powder (or a 4-inch strip fresh ginger root, peeled) honey or dark-liquid stevia, to …

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Jul 05

10 Words in 10 Minutes – Ricki and the Flash Movie Trailer

 Meryl Streep is amazing as always in her new role! In Ricki and the Flash she portrays a rocker who abandoned her kids to make a career in music. Check out the trailer, tune your ears to English and learn some really great expressions along the way! In this listening activity you’ll hear real-life, fast-paced, …

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Feb 29

Son of Soul Wins Oscar for Hungary in the Foreign Language Film Category

 Son of Saul is the second Hungarian movie to ever win an Oscar. It is Hungarian-French director László Nemes’ first full-length film which had won a Golden Globe and the second-highest prize at the Cannes Film Festival before yesterday’s big win. “Even in the darkest hours of mankind (=people as a group), there might be …

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Feb 29

Leap Year – Listening Comprehension Quiz

 A leap year is a year when we get an extra 24 hours of time, in other words, an extra day, in the month of February. But do you know why this is necessary? Watch the video to find out! Leap Year Explained – Intermediate Listening Comprehension Quiz Level: intermediate/ B2 Watch the video to …

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Feb 25

How to answer the WHY YOU question?

 The job interview is one of the most stressful professional experiences for most of us. In this series we go through a list of typical questions and use pieces of advice from job interview coach Pamela Skillings to find out how to best answer them. In this lesson we’ll focus on the Why-you question which …

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Feb 23

Animal Idioms – Beef, chicken & duck

 Do you know any animal idioms? There are quite a few in English and they come up quite often in everyday conversation. Idioms are phrases whose meaning is different from the words that make it up.   Animal idioms use the name of an animal to talk about something that has not always much to …

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