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After a long ,dark,cold winter days Spring just arrived today. Migrated birds coming back home, hibernated animals coming out, Ice and snow is melting. We can miss the words like snow, sleet, hail, rain and freezing in our weather reports. Finally Spring arrived. No winter lasts for ever. March 1st is the first day of spring.…Continue
A "Wake up, you're gonna be late. Again!" from your mother,
a slight kick from her when you want to sleep for five more minutes,
a good morning kiss from her when you say, "Ouch! I'm up, I'm up, I'm up.",
a manly hug from your father,
a sigh of relief from you which means that he's got your back; no matter what,
a baby's laughter in a crowded subway,
a secret handshake with your best bud that was cool once you invented it, but it was awfully weird…Continue
There are five houses in five different colors in a row. In each house lives a person with a different nationality. The five owners drink a certain type of beverage, smoke a certain brand of cigar and keep a certain pet. No owners have the same pet, smoke the same brand of cigar, or drink the same beverage. Other facts:
As a lot of you know the Latin people occupied Great Britain for centuries. So then a lot of people spoke Latin and a lot of prest words in English come from Latin. For example, "street" comes from "strata", which means "camp". Then there are alot of English words which are Latin forms. Especially in medicine, there are a lot of them, like "pneumonia, bronchitis, thyroid, penis, appendicitis", and so on. As well as, words like "album, pendulum, addendum, auditorium", etc.
If you see…Continue
My dear friends! I managed to get sick and to lose my voice a few days ago. So, if I can't teach either my students or my band, I decided to teach you some American and British sayings, idioms and proverbs. My idea is the following. First, I will post a few expressions with the examples asking you to explain what they mean. I'd like to say there are so many English idioms that you can't know them all! So, the idea of speaking/listening any foreign language well is to be able to understand…Continue
I am happy
Life is short
But I am happy
I am happy to work
My friend's little daughter stayed with me on her term holidays last week. She was playing with the train tracks I noticed she is only making circle shapes with the tracks, she took my note book and drew hundreds of circles, she was pointing the clock and shouts 'look circle', she came with few dresses all of them with spots (circles), Stayed near the washing machine to watch its go round…Continue
Do you know what's to be on the horn of dilemmas? If you don't, know it's preferable not to be on the horn of dilemmas. The expression on the horn of dilemmas is an idiom and means:
a)"faced with two equally undesirable alternatives";
b)"unable to decide between…Continue
CHAHEY MUJRIM SAMAJ YA KOI GUNAHGAAR HAMAIN
SAAF KEHTEY HAIN K IK SHAKHS SAY HAY PAYAR HMAIN
DIL DIA HAY JO KISI KO TO MUKERNA KAISA
PAYAR KIA HAY TO HAALAAT SAY DARNA KAISA
APNEY ISS JURM KA IQRAAR HAY SO BAAR…
PART 1, the first time I was hospitalized. :D This time, I won’t tell you about the same case but the foolish ones that I can’t forget. :D
When I was at the college, I was a secretary of the student organization.…Continue
Job interviews - for English learners.
By Dayne Collins.
I am sure we all LOVE job interviews, right? (Perhaps the next article will be about mastering sarcasm.)
Unfortunately for most of us they are something we can not avoid. If you want the job, you must succeed at the interview. In today's international job market, many big companies require the use of English, and as a result many job interviews for the positions people want around the world are likely…
Has something ever made your hair stand on end? I explain. This expression is the idiom make someone's hair stand on end which means "to cause someone to be very frightened".
So, now, you already know what this expression really is, probably you'll agree that at least one time in your life, you felt like something made your hair stand on end.…Continue
My name is Max. I am two years old. I am living with my mummy Michelle, in London. My mummy is a teacher and she is lovely. She looked after me very well. Weather its rain or snow my mummy takes me out every day before she goes to work. Because I was little rude to other dogs, my mummy takes me early in the morning before the other dogs go to the park.…Continue
In one of my previous blog entires; I mentioned Peanuts comics and appreciated Charles M. Schulz's brilliant work. This blog is dedicated to Bill Watterson who is a heap of awesomeness on legs! Actually, my old collections of Calvin and Hobbes were kinda my bedtime stories during childhood. As a kid, I wasn't a big fan of fairy tales. No wonder I turned into a realist now. A disturbingly cynical one!
Whenever I flip through the pages, I keep telling myself, "It's just a quick look.…Continue
As a student, I need to study English just to understand what is written on the books particularly in all learning areas books except in Filipino. I need to learn more on how or when to use the nine parts of speech, on how to pronounce the word correctly and to understand my teacher during class discussion. Because my teachers now a days use English language when they communicating or talking to us (students) even in in and out of our classroom. English also is an international language. It…Continue
English is about to make some people to challenge themselves. The English Language is here to make you learn in English Language easy to speak and have some fun. It is a dominant language. Most of us speak an English language. It can make you feel good and enjoyable. English language is important in our life. It will teach you how to apply knowledge to differ a real life situation. The English language is our future. It is meant to use…Continue
Hello dear friends. In this blog, I'm going to translate two beautiful Persian poems which is written in my profile in Persian, rimed in new-style Persian poetry by two famous Iranian contemporary poets, Hamid Mosadegh (1940 -1998) and Forough Farrokhzad (1935-1967). Actually the first poem is related to H. Mosadegh, and several years later, F. Farokhzad have rimed the second…Continue