Some people think that learning vocabulary is not as important as learning grammar. They try to adopt new words and phrases from books, movies, series and videos on YouTube. It is not a bad idea, to be honest, but let me tell you that you have to know much more than that to avoid awkward situations in which you don’t understand native speakers because they use collocations, idioms and phrasal verbs in their speech. So, when you learn a language you definitely need to dive deeper into the meanings of words and phrases and learn which words they collocate with, the idioms and phrasal verbs they form. It is very important. In that regard, we are going to look at 20 ways to use the verb tell.
Hi dear English learners! Have you ever been in doubt about whether to say I go on a trip or a go for a trip? Well, collocations with “go” can be a bit tricky. But, let’s clear things out.
We are going to look at the four types of collocations with GO: go on, go for, go + -ing, go to
Hi dear English learners. We’re going to learn some grammar today. You probably know that there is standard word order in English. It means that, among other things, a subject usually comes before a verb. However, sometimes the verb comes before the subject and we call it inversion. Let’s find out when we use inversion in English.
We often write texts using the same words and phrases which becomes boring after some time. Let’s try to include more variety in your English speech and writing. Here are 13 different words and phrases to use for giving examples.
Hi dear English learners! Happy Easter to all! For those of you who don’t know what Easter is, let me tell you that it is one of the most important religious festivals in the Christian world. It celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter falls in Spring but not always on the same date. The symbols of Easter are eggs and rabbits so don’t be surprised if most of the 10 Easter idioms I prepared for you today are about eggs and bunnies.
Hi dear English learners! What is the best way to learn phrasal verbs? Of course, the best you can do is to learn them in context and then try to use them. Therefore, here is another lesson with phrasal verbs. This time, we’re going to look at phrasal verbs with FALL.