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DO YOU KNOW ENGLISH IDIOMS?

Idioms: Beyond One’s Means

FREQUENTLY USED ENGLISH IDIOMS Peter: Hi John, what about that house for sale I showed you last week? John: It is too big and certainly beyond my means. We simply can't afford it now in these harsh economic times. Peter: Unfortunatelly, house prices are really high in this part of the town. John: Yes, you are right. Maybe I should  reconsider…
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Words Which Used to Be Common in English

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// Like all languages, English has gone through many changes. For example, centuries ago English speakers would use thou for the informal form of the pronoun you. Verbs for thou were also conjugated differently. Thou dost would be you do, thou hast would be you have. Some Old English spellings are still in…
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LEARNING TIPS

Test for All Students Teaching Tips for Teachers One of the best ways to teach students a language is to have them work with current material. SECTION: NEWS Reading Use the articles as homework for your students. Let them translate one or two articles in a week. The articles are short and interesting texts in several categories which bring current…
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