Szerk.

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Date registered: September 27, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Zero – How to say 0 in English? – Picture Dictionary — August 22, 2016
  2. 7 sentences successful people never say – Success Quiz with collocations — March 9, 2016
  3. Business & Abbreviations I. — March 3, 2016
  4. Who’s who in the EU? – SCHULZ — March 2, 2016
  5. EU&NEWS – Brexit will shock world economy, warns G20 — March 1, 2016

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  1. EU Lobbying in Numbers — 28 comments
  2. EU set for economic growth, but Greece to suffer (1) downturn — 6 comments
  3. Interview – If Russia attacks NATO, the treaty will be enforced — 6 comments
  4. PM, MP or MEP? Quiz on Top Jobs in EU and National Contexts — 4 comments
  5. 7 sentences successful people never say – Success Quiz with collocations — 3 comments

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Jan 04

News&English – Angela Merkel’s Year of Living Dangerously

 In 2015, Angela Merkel evolved from Germany’s measured voice of reason into Europe’s voice of compassion. Loved and loathed (=hated), the German chancellor heads towards a tumultuous (=busy) 2016. Read the article by Matthew Karnitschnig in POLITICO along with some key terms explained in red and further expressions marked in green. Then take our Comprehension …

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Jan 01

News&English – 10 Films to Watch in 2016

 Nicholas Barber picks the most exciting films coming up in the new year, including releases from the Coen brothers, Spielberg and Oliver Stone. See the complete BBC article here. Below, we selected four with some tricky expressions explained in red!   A Bigger Splash A Bowie-ish rock goddess (Tilda Swinton) and her devoted boyfriend (Matthias …

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Dec 30

How to Wish – a HAPPY NEW YEAR

 Are you also bored with the usual NEW Year’s wishes? Now, as the New Year is approaching, it’s not always easy to find the right words, is it? So, what can you say instead of HAPPY?? And what can you say if you want to wish more than ‘A HAPPY NEW YEAR’? Here is our …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2015/12/how-to-wish-a-happy-new-year/

Dec 28

Best of 2015 – Drone Photos

 Can you recognise this picture? This is one of the 10 top photos users of the site Dronestagram have chosen as their favourite images. Check out the BBC’s website for a selection of photos chosen as being among the BEST of the YEAR 2015! Source: Donestagram/Alexandre Salem Some key terms and expressions of the article …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2015/12/best-of-2015-drone-photos/

Dec 23

Follow the Headlines DaybyDay – with Christmas Photos and Songs

 On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.  —David Ogilvy Indeed, headlines are arguably more important than the article itself… They need to be tricky, unique, creative, super-clickable, irresistible and even sexy:)  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2015/12/follow-the-headlines-daybyday-6/

Dec 23

18 Last-Minute Gifts That Will Help You Save Christmas

 So you waited until the absolute last minute to do your shopping and now you’re here, reading this, wasting precious moments that should be filled with anxious, click-happy buying. Fear not: There are a variety of quick-shipping products and digital items that, despite your oversight, will be very appreciated by their recipients. Before you go …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2015/12/3573/

Dec 21

Common Words with DOWN

 Down-and-out, down payment, closedown… Well, don’t be down (=unhappy) if you are not really sure what these words and expressions mean, but take this quiz to practice the top 10 most common words with DOWN! Scroll down for more common words with down.   Level: B1 and above     WORDS TO KNOW to be / …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2015/12/the-top-10-most-common-words-with-down/

Dec 17

The 13 Most Bizarre Christmas Traditions from around the World

 From eating deep fried caterpillars on Christmas day to decorating your tree with artificial spiders – which one would you prefer? Every country has its own traditions that might make the rest of the world do a double take. The EveningStandard collected 13 of the weirdest Christmas traditions from around the world.   Take this quiz to GUESS …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2015/12/13-of-the-most-bizarre-christmas-traditions-from-around-the-world/

Dec 16

Easily Confused Economic Terms – Real or Nominal?

 Do YOU know the difference? There are plenty of economic terms you may come across while reading the news or discussing economic issues with your friends. However, a great number of these terms are often misused or simply not understood by the general public. If you want to be one of those who can use …

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Dec 15

Follow the Headlines DaybyDay – CHRISTMAS edition

 On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.  —David Ogilvy Indeed, headlines are arguably more important than the article itself… They need to be tricky, unique, creative, super-clickable, irresistible and even sexy:)  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2015/12/follow-the-headlines-daybyday-christmas-edition/

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