Category Archive: Article Series

Aug 22

Zero – How to say 0 in English? – Picture Dictionary

 0, ZERO, NOUGHT, NIL? or LOVE?? How to say 0 when referring to phone numbers, dates, temperatures, scores or even James Bond 007?:) Well, there are several ways to pronounce the number ZERO, depending on the context. Usage even varies between different English-speaking countries. If you want to avoid misunderstandings, it is crucial, you know …

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Feb 29

The Oscar goes to – Competition Vocab

 Do you know who was honored at Hollywood’s biggest night, the 88th Oscar Academy Awards?And do you know how to say ‘LEO WON’:) in different ways? Scanning the news provides a good opportunity to extend your vocabulary. Instead of saying the usual ‘Spotlight won best picture drama’ you may come across a number of other …

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Feb 02

TemporaryJobs-EPSO-QUIZ

 If you wish to land a job with an EU institution, you need to keep yourself up-to-date about the terminology used by EPSO in the description of available job profiles. Take this QUIZ to learn the key terms related to TEMPORARY VACANCIES.  

Permanent link to this article: https://www.euenglish.hu/2016/02/epso-temporary-jobs/

Feb 01

Who’s who in the EU? – Donald TUSK

  

Permanent link to this article: https://www.euenglish.hu/2016/02/whos-eu-donald-tusk/

Jan 22

EU&News – Europe on the v……………. of collapse? Interview with Soros

 In an interview with the New York Review of Books, billionaire financier George Soros has warned that the European Union is on the “v…………………………. of collapse” over the migrant crisis, which has seen more than a million migrants and refugees arrive in the region in 2015. Read the article by Yahoo!Finance and learn some useful …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.euenglish.hu/2016/01/eunews-europe-verge-collapse-interview-soros/

Nov 15

Words of Wisdom – The World is a Dangerous Place

  The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it. – Albert Einstein PATTERNS TO REMEMBER # 1   The world is a dangerous place to live. This soup is too hot to eat. This sweater is too …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.euenglish.hu/2015/11/monday-wisdom-the-world-is-a-dangerous-place/

Nov 14

Stand with Paris

  Image courtesy of chrisroll at FreeDigitalPhotos.net  

Permanent link to this article: https://www.euenglish.hu/2015/11/stand-with-paris/

Jun 25

The Power of Hope and Determination

 The Power of Hope and Determination   „I don’t need to be someone I am not, I just need to be the best ME I can be.” Isn’t that statement just worth to follow? Nick Vujicic is a world-famous public speaker, a charismatic man, a self-confessed adrenalin junkie, president of two companies – and born …

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Jun 09

NEW: move your mouse over words to read their definition

 NEW – Text Tooltips on EU English! Hover over the words underlined with a dotted line to see their definitions!     Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net  

Permanent link to this article: https://www.euenglish.hu/2015/06/new-move-your-mouse-over-words-to-read-their-definition/

Jun 01

Minimum wage debates in the US and the EU

 Ever felt like you’re working for peanuts? What’s the minimum wage in your country? And how does it compare to that of other countries? You can find out by watching the video and reading up on a few statistics. As an added bonus, you’ll get to practice some of the key words to describe salaries …

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