Talking about Advantages and Disadvantages

Do yourself a favour and add these expressions to your English vocabulary. Here are some useful expressions and phrases to help you do the talking about the advantages and disadvantages of different things and features.

Rhyming Words Expressions

Speak English like a native! Here are 10 rhyming words expressions to make your English even more natural. Remember that they are to be used in an informal context only.

Difference between “Above” and “Over”

Both "over" and "above" mean 'higher than' and in many cases are interchangeable. But there are some differences between them.

10 Expressions about Success

Here are some useful expressions about success to help you on your English learning journey

Things Happening One After Another

Improve and enrich your vocabulary. Learn five different ways to describe actions happening one after another

Newspaper Expressions

Here are some common expressions related to newspaper

Expressions with “Money”

Here are some word combinations with the noun "money" that often go together

8 Ways to Say “Interesting”

There are numerous words and phrases we can use to express our interest in something. Here are eight synonyms you can use instead of the word "interesting" in your speech and writing. ENGAGING If, for example, someone's smile is engaging, it means that it is pleasant and charming.Ex: Tom was the most engaging storyteller I've … Continue reading 8 Ways to Say “Interesting”

Expressions with ‘High’

In this lesson, you can learn expressions with the adjective 'high' applicable in everyday situations and add them to your vocabulary.

24 Expressions with the Verb ‘Hold’ + 6 Phrasal Verbs

In this lesson, you'll find 24 Expressions with the Verb 'Hold' + 6 Phrasal Verbs

8 ‘Cat’ Idioms

If you love cats as much as I do, then you might be interested in learning these ‘CAT’ idioms: When the cat’s away, the mice will play – to describe what happens when the teacher leaves the classroom/when your boss is away.Ex: They shouldn’t be so loud, but the teacher left the classroom, and when … Continue reading 8 ‘Cat’ Idioms

25 Collocations that Describe Someone’s Personality

Do you have a tendency to exaggerate or are you brutally honest? 😐 Learn the meanings of 25 expressions which describe personality

10 Time off Expressions

Here are some time off expressions which can come handy at work as well as in your daily communication in English and better understanding. To take time off  To be absent from work, at home, or on vacation.Ex: I’m going to take a few days off to visit my parents. To take a vacation  To … Continue reading 10 Time off Expressions

Collocations with the Word “Hope”

Here are some collocations with the word "hope" to help you adopt natural English expressions as well as build up your vocabulary: Real / sincere hope It is my sincere hope their marriage will be a happy one. High hopes High hopes of his parents were not realized. False hope Don't give him false hope. … Continue reading Collocations with the Word “Hope”

Compound Adjectives with -ED Endings

Compound adjectives are adjectives with two or more words and a hyphen between them.

We form them by combining an adjective or number with a noun plus -ED.

Word building: suffix -OUS

When we add the suffix -OUS to the nouns, they become adjectives. The suffix -OUS means "full of" or "having the quality of". Let's look at some commonly used adjectives ending in -OUS: ENVIOUS - wanting something that another person has. Ex: You shouldn't be envious of people who have more than you do. DANGEROUS … Continue reading Word building: suffix -OUS

28+ Expressions with “Change”

Here are 28+ commonly used expressions with "change" you might use to make your English sound more natural. I'm sure you'll like some of them as well as use them frequently.

Latin Abbreviations in English

I'm sure most of you are familiar with Latin abbreviations use in English. There are many of them but I’ll try to explain most frequently used ones. e.g. (exampli gratia) We use “e.g.” for giving specific examples. Ex:  I feel like eating something sweet, e.g. ice cream. i.e. (id est) This abbreviation is used to … Continue reading Latin Abbreviations in English

Phrasal Verbs with “Go”

Many verbs make phrasal verbs. One of the most common ones is the verb “go”. Here are 46+ phrasal verbs with “go” you should try to learn in context and incorporate into your everyday speech.

Words Related to Work

In this post, we are going to focus on vocabulary related to work in English so that you can get a greater knowledge of this specific vocabulary. Below are some words that you may come across when searching for a job or on the job altogether with example sentences

TIME expressions

A while back / a while ago About time After a while Ahead of time All along / all the while All day long At all times At that point / moment At times / sometimes At the same time At the worst possible time Every now and then / from time to time Every … Continue reading TIME expressions