Take Out vs. Take Off: Proper English Usage

A lot of intermediate and advanced English learners enjoy learning more phrasal verbs. It’s a great way to sound more natural as an English speaker. But without some guidance, phrasal verbs can be difficult to know when to use. What’s the difference between the phrases “take out” and “take off”? When should you use each … Read more

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Four Slang Phrases that Native English Speakers Use

One of the things English learners want most is to sound like a native speaker. And just like any language, there are phrases that native speakers use that aren’t taught in any textbook. These are informal phrases that have been adopted over time. In the U.S. there are different phrases and meaning depending on the … Read more

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Board Games that can Improve your English this Year

One of the worst things is trying to practice English by yourself in a boring way. Maybe you’re tired of listening to podcasts or reading a book and memorizing vocabulary. In this post, I’m going to cover a more fun way to improve your English. You can use board games to improve your English. Have … Read more

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Let’s go Camping

In today’s post, we’re going to talk about some vocabulary, phrases, and conversation questions dealing with camping. This article is designed to give you some help when speaking about the activity.   Vocabulary Sleeping bag: a warm blanket that zips up so you can sleep in it Campfire: a fire at a campsite; usually people … Read more

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Going to the Gym

Health and fitness is something that is very important in life. It is also something people talk about with others who enjoy exercising as well. In today’s post, we’re going to look at a few words and phrases to talk about going to the gym.   Work out: to exercise I’m going to work out … Read more

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Around the House Vocabulary: The Bedroom

So far, we’ve already talked about the living room and kitchen vocabulary for the house. Remember, these are supposed to give you a starting point for talking about things in the house. These are the most common items you’ll find around the house. Today, we’re going to take a look at vocabulary words for the … Read more

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Around the House: Kitchen Vocabulary, Part 2

We’ve already looked at the major vocabulary words you need to know for a kitchen. If you haven’t read that post, you can view it here. In this post, we’re going to look at some of the smaller, yet still important things in a kitchen. Remember, knowing these vocabulary words will help you be able … Read more

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Around the House: Kitchen Vocabulary, Part 1

Today, we’re going to take a look at common vocabulary words your should know in the kitchen. Whether you’re talking about your experience in the kitchen or you’re staying with an English speaker, here are some words you’ll want to know. I am also including example sentences so that you can see how each of … Read more

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