Category: Grammar

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Quick English Preposition Test for Spanish speakers

Last week we looked at some of the most common mistakes that Spanish speakers make when using prepositions. But which ones do you still have to practise? Find out by taking this quick test....

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Do you know 20 of the most important phrasal verbs?

Following from last week’s ultimate introduction to phrasal verbs, today we have a quick test. In how many of these sentences can you choose the right phrasal verb? Read the sentences and fill the...

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How can Social Media help my English?

Oh the irony! As I try to write this article, I am distracted by social media! Whether we like it or not – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and others, are here to stay. There are...

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Talk to your Teacher

All classes are different. Some are quiet, some are loud. Some are passive, some are active. Some teach something new, and some improve your current knowledge. There is no correct way to teach or...

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Valentine’s Special: Phrases with ‘Love’ and ‘Heart’

The 14th February is Saint Valentine’s Day. A day on which many parts of the world celebrate romantic love. Although St. Valentine, who lived in the 3rd Century AD, didn’t have any connection to...

Things you can’t learn from a coursebook

A good coursebook can give a great framework to learning a second language. By following a programme, students can gradually build on what they know, to create a good base of a second language....

“Speak of the devil” and other common expressions

  A year ago, I wrote an article about some expressions that are common in English-speaking countries. Today I will add to that list, with a few more idioms that I definitely use from...