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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 sentences successful people never say – Success Quiz with collocations

 Success is not something that can be accomplished overnight. It takes a lot of hard work, time and sheer dedication. […]

Business & Abbreviations I.

 In business writing, it is quite common to make words, terms or even whole sentences shorter. Moreover, FYI, ETA, OTP […]

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 […]

Zero – How to say 0 in English? – SpeakEasy

 0, ZERO, NOUGHT, NIL? or LOVE?? How to say 0 when referring to phone numbers, dates, temperatures, scores or even […]

English Workout – Flat Stomach & Key English Vocabulary

 English Workout is a series of activities in which we pair a quick physical workout with a quick mental exercise, […]


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