Prefixes Revisited

Learning a language one word at a time is an approach that beginners use but once your vocabulary expands it is no longer the most effective vocabulary boosting strategy. Being familiar with prefixes can make guesswork a lot easier, both in terms of speaking English […]

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The art of being vague.

Being British I now realise having moved to the land of Lederhosen and Sauerkraut almost 15 years ago that the Brits can be so painstakingly vague sometimes! We use phrases like, “See you at 2ish” – which would be a cardinal sin for your typical punctual […]

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Rain Idioms to describe your project

As I sit here pondering on the sanity of going camping in the pouring rain, I started chuckling about one of those crazy conversations that I had with my students not so long ago. You see on a rainy day, on the corporate English circuit […]

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