23 7, 2021

General English: What does ‘a lot on my plate’ actually mean? Remember 6 idioms related to household items!

23/7/2021|Categories: Daily|

Most people stay at home because of the Covid-19 and look at household items every day. Have you ever imagined that these items can be used for idioms? Let's learn some of them today!

21 7, 2021

General English: 6 easy sentences that express ‘ok’!

21/7/2021|Categories: Daily|

In daily life, whether responding to or agreeing with somebody, we will always use ‘ok’. How about trying to use other expressions instead of ‘ok’?

19 7, 2021

What is the difference between ‘custom‘ and ‘customs‘? The meaning changes with and without ‘s’!

19/7/2021|Categories: Daily|

A word becomes plural by adding a suffix - ‘s’. Additionally, do you know the meanings of some English words will change if we add the suffix ‘s’? Let’s learn some examples with us today!

24 6, 2021

Common mistakes when writing an email

24/6/2021|Categories: Daily|

Since there are so many instant messaging apps nowadays like whatsapp and facebook, we seldom communicate with our friends by email. However, when we communicate with our colleagues or professors in writing, we often use emails which is a more acceptable method for formal occasions. Therefore, we will learn about a few common mistakes found in emails nowadays.

22 6, 2021

8 idioms about pigs

22/6/2021|Categories: Daily|

Pigs always give others’ an impression that they are lazy and fat. In Cantonese, we tease people by saying: you are as fat as a pig or if you continue eat, you will fat like a pig! Therefore, pigs are associated with fat, chubby etc, but actually there are many English idioms that related to pigs! Let’s learn about what idioms are related to pigs!

16 6, 2021

8 idioms about food

16/6/2021|Categories: Daily|

English is so amazing that a word can have many different meanings. Words about food can also be seen in many idioms that we hear. For example: ‘a piece of cake’ and ‘my cup of tea’. Let’s learn 8 more idioms about food today and see how many you know.

19 5, 2021

8 superfood you need to know

19/5/2021|Categories: Daily|

It is important to eat healthily. Recently, Hong Kong people have started to take an interest in healthy dining, especially preferring some food with better nutrition. Therefore, there are ‘superfood’. Some foods are incredibly nutrious and these are known as ‘superfoods.’. Other than some common superfood like avocado, there are other foods that are just as healthy. Let’s learn about the following 8 superfoods today!

19 4, 2021

Using ‘hurt’ is too general, how can we talk about different kinds of injuries?

19/4/2021|Categories: Daily|

We usually say ‘I got hurt’ when we have injuries. However, others may not know how we hurt ourselves or how we form the wounds. Therefore, let’s learn the English vocabulary of different injuries. In case we get hurt next time, we can describe them to others!

26 2, 2021

What is the difference between ‘see’, ‘look’ and ‘watch’?

26/2/2021|Categories: Daily|

We have learnt see, watch and look since we are small. They all verbs that we use to describe how we are using our eyes. Of course, there are actually differences when it comes to usage. Let’s learn the differences between the 3 of them!

24 2, 2021

What kind of baking do we have? Only bread?

24/2/2021|Categories: Daily|

Bread is one of the major sources of carbohydrates in many European countries and it is often the main part of the meal. Bagels have been becoming more popular and this has helped to popularize bread. Other than the well known croissants, bagels and donuts, there are actually many more different types of bread. Let’s learn the following bread type today!

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