15 12, 2021
British people love talking about the weather when they meet someone. In 2017, an interesting study shows that over 90% of British people will talk about the weather once every six hours. So, let’s learn about various kinds of words which can describe the weather, so you can use them when greeting a foreigner next time!
17 11, 2021
Head, shoulder, and hands are some of the basic words you learn long time ago. However, do you understand the meaning of ‘out of hand’ instead of ‘hand’?
15 11, 2021
General English – Common color idioms, let’s try to understand what the native speakers are talking about! (Red, White)
Previously, we have talked about the color idioms for blue and green. So, today we are going to learn some idioms for ‘red’ and ‘white’ today! Do you know the meaning of ‘whitewash’? Let’s scroll down and find out the answer!
12 11, 2021
In Hong Kong, the shopping malls and stores are always crowded, which shows how much Hong Kong people like to shop, especially when the store is having a sale! Let’s learn some phrases related to discounts today!
3 11, 2021
During the IELTS writing exam, for example, if we are trying to describe the current trend has remain the same, we can use words such as ‘almost’ and ‘nearly’. If you want more choices of words, you can try using these 7 phrases, such as ‘virtually’. Not only does it have the meaning of not existing in the physical world, it can also be interpreted as ‘almost’!
1 11, 2021
Speaking of the English word ‘be’, everyone knows that it can be interpreted as ‘is’/’am’/’are’. However, did you know it can be used in front of prepositions? Guess what these phrases mean!
25 10, 2021
General English: How many English words do you know that are related to café? Can you understand what the barista meant when he said, ‘Would you like some room in your coffee’?
No matter if you want to find a place to chat with friends or to prepare for an exam, café might be a good choice. But do you know any vocabulary words that are related to café? We have talked about some types of coffee before, and today let’s learn some words related to coffee!
20 10, 2021
General English: Common color idioms, you need to READ this to understand what the native speakers are talking about! (Blue, Green)
Idioms help to enrich your vocabulary and allow you to express yourself vividly. So, do you know any idioms based on colors? Let’s learn some idioms including ‘blue’ and ‘green’ today!
18 10, 2021
General English: What is the meaning of ‘cook the books’? Are you confused with the meaning of phrases like this?
Sometimes when we learn English, we cannot simply read it literally as we could mistake it for another meaning. For example, when someone tells you that she is ‘under the weather’ today. It’s not that she is really ‘under the weather’, rather it means that she is feeling sick! Let’s take a look at some phrases which cannot be literally translated!
10 9, 2021
Do you know anyone with these personality traits? English words you may not know that describe personality!
Everyone has his/her own unique personality. If you want to get to know someone deeply, it is necessary to understand their personality first, which can usually be observed from their attitude towards others. Today, we will provide you some more advanced English words that you seldom come across.