Unless you’ve been living in a separate galaxy in the last few weeks, you will have noticed that many people, including English Language Trainers, have been preparing for Halloween. So not wanting to feel left out I thought I would join the crowd and make my own contribution towards this pagan feast. What better way than to share with you 10 idioms and phrases with a Halloween theme! Halloween is associated with scary and spooky images like witches, black cats, blood, skeletons, ghosts, bats, weapons (knives, daggers) as well as less scary images like pumpkins and owls. I’m sure you can think of others. In this lesson I’ve carefully chosen some English expressions which you will enjoy learning. I hope you enjoy them.
Learn a lot of expressions related to money. You will hear the expressions and have its meaing explained.
If you're like most English learners, you find it difficult to make phone calls in English. But if you're travelling abroad or working in a foreign company, using English on the phone is essential. So how do you conquer this obstacle to fluency? Here are some Useful telephone vocabulary and phrases in English.
SMS English. Modern English abbreviations and shortened text messages
Not only non-native, but also native speakers have problems with the SMS text language when it comes to reading those abbreviated SMSs. Quite often, teachers or elders despair when reading their students or Childrens texts.When worse comes to worse, some people simply shorten their texts to SMS even while writing letters and emails. In this video lesson Niharika brings you some common shortened text messages, so that you don't find yourself lost in the dictionary whenever you recieve one.Some common shortened text messages:Enjoy the lesson.
Learn everyday English idioms and idiomatic expressions the fun way - with their meaning and an animated example. Raining cats and dogs Go the extra mile It's a small world The apple of my eye Back to Square one Mum's the word Under the weather Catch red-handed Cost an arm and a leg Fingers crossed A blessing in disguise A leopard can't change his spots A taste of your own medicine All in the same boat Beating around the bush