Five Phrases to Apologize: Formal and Informal Phrases

Sometimes you do something you shouldn’t. In English, there are a lot of phrases you can you to apologize to someone. Some are more formal, and some are very casual. Let’s take a look at phrases that you can use to apologize. With each phrase, I’ll include an example sentence and a rating of when … Read more

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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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Talking about Vacation

With summer ending and school starting back, many people spent time on vacation. Today, we’ll look at some phrases for talking about your vacation. Talking about where you went: We visited the Grand Canyon. We went to France. We stayed in Germany for two weeks.   Talking about what you did: I saw the Eiffel … Read more

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Five Phrases for Dating

Dating is a wonderful thing. It can also be complicated to explain. Sometimes it’s just beginning. Other times it’s serious, and you’ve been together for a long time. In this post, I’ll explain some different phrases for talking about dating. To ask someone out: to ask someone to go on a date Example: I wanted … Read more

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Conversation Lesson about Diets

Losing weight is something most of us have dealt with at some point. Whether it’s to get healthy, for a special event, or just to look better, we’ve all had to lose weight. There are two main ways that will help you lose weight: dieting and exercising. In this post, we’re going to talk about … Read more

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