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6 10, 2021

Never realized the difference between ‘take sb in’ and ‘take sth in’? They are completely different by adding sb or sth (part 1)!

6/10/2021|Categories: Phrasal-Verbs|

In English, the same phrasal verb can have completely different meanings to describe people and things, such as ‘give away’. You may think its meaning is only to give a freebie to sb, but in fact, it has another meaning. Have you heard it before?

24 5, 2021

7 idioms related to cats

24/5/2021|Categories: Idioms|

Nowadays, many people like having cats as pets because cats can always stay at home without going out for a walk. This suits the living style of busy Hong Kong people. Cats were assumed to be arrogant in the old days, but they can also be very clingy. Let’s learn the following idioms related to cats!

21 5, 2021

7 idioms about the moon

21/5/2021|Categories: Idioms|

Mid-autumn festival is coming! The Moon is always the main character of this festival. In the Chinese culture, we must have reunion dinners with our families then watch the moon. There are many English idioms about the moon. Let’s learn the following 7 idioms about the moon!

21 4, 2021

8 idioms to describe personality (Part 2)

21/4/2021|Categories: Idioms|

We have taught all of you 8 personalities in English idioms before, do you know how to use them now? Were you able to find the idiom that best describes your personality? If not, let’s learn a few more idioms describing personalities below.

24 12, 2020

8 idioms to widen your horizon!

24/12/2020|Categories: Idioms|

We have introduced 8 common English idioms last time, can you remember all of them? If you cannot, try to use a notebook to jot these new ones down! Here are some brand new idioms!

20 11, 2020

Adding different words to ‘get’ will create different meanings?

20/11/2020|Categories: Phrasal-Verbs|

When different English words combine together, they might have different meanings. When a preposition is followed after a verb, they form a phrasal verb. If different prepositions are added to the same verb, they can have totally different meanings. Let’s learn the following ‘get’ phrasal verb and see whether you know all of them!

23 10, 2020

Do you know that the word ‘hot’ is used in many idioms?

23/10/2020|Categories: Idioms|

Every summer is getting hotter and hotter. In July, the very hot weather warning was hoisted for nearly a month. It is really too hot! The word ‘Hot’ can also be used to describe feelings and performance. Let’s learn how we can use the word ‘hot in different ways!

21 10, 2020

8 Idioms to describe personality (Up)

21/10/2020|Categories: Idioms|

In Chinese, there is a saying that one’s personality is hard to change. Inborn personality is different in each person. You may encounter people with different personality even they are twins. In English, there are many idioms that can be used to describe a person. Let’s learn the following 8 idioms about people’s personality!

19 10, 2020

8 English idioms to widen your horizons! (Up)

19/10/2020|Categories: Idioms|

There are many meaningful idioms and proverbs in Chinese. However, if we want to translate them into English, we cannot do it word by word. Therefore, we will now study the English version of the following 8 idioms, so that you can use them in your composition next time!

21 9, 2020

Many food items can appear in English expressions, but their meanings aren’t always taken literally

21/9/2020|Categories: Daily, Idioms, Phrasal-Verbs|

There are many idioms about food, for example the one we always hear is ‘the apple of my eye’. This means the person is adored by someone. Isn’t that fascinating? Let’s learn 8 food idioms today!

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