Taking Care Of Number One (English Expressions)

Taking care of number one! If you put your own needs, concerns, or responsibilities before those of anyone else, then you are taking care of number one! Expressions are a fun thing to learn and really useful part of English! Why don't you try to incorporate some expressions into your daily English? Check out my … Continue reading Taking Care Of Number One (English Expressions)

French Words Used In English 2 (Borrowed Words)​

French words used in English! Not everyone word used in English is original! In fact, much of our language is borrowed from other parts of the world! Check out these borrowed terms! Boutique A small and ‘chic’ fashion or accessories store “This area is full of expensive Swiss wristwatch boutiques” Chic Means stylish and cool. … Continue reading French Words Used In English 2 (Borrowed Words)​

Devise vs Device (Commonly Confused)

Devise vs Device These two terms are often confused by English learners. Do you know the difference? Devise A verb meaning to invent or place “He’s good at devising games to play with students” “The government has devised a plan to vaccinate everyone” Device A noun referring to a technique, method, tool, small machine, or … Continue reading Devise vs Device (Commonly Confused)

“Feeling blue,” “Crying Crocodile Tears,” and “Down in the Dumps”: Excellent Sadness Idioms!! (English Vocabulary Lesson)

Are You “Feeling blue,” “Crying Crocodile Tears,” or “Down in the Dumps”? In this episode of Thinking in English, let’s learn some other useful idioms and phrases to describe sadness!! You may also be interested in... Are You ‘Bursting with Joy,’ ‘Over The Moon,’ or ‘On Cloud Nine’?: Idioms and Phrases to Describe Happiness!! “When … Continue reading “Feeling blue,” “Crying Crocodile Tears,” and “Down in the Dumps”: Excellent Sadness Idioms!! (English Vocabulary Lesson)

Spanish Words Used In English (Borrowed Words)​

Spanish words used in English! Not everyone word used in English is original! In fact, much of our language is borrowed from other parts of the world! Check out these borrowed terms! Mosquito - little flies that can pass dangerous illnesses “I was bitten by a mosquito last night” Canyon - a deep gorge with … Continue reading Spanish Words Used In English (Borrowed Words)​

5 Challenging English Riddles!

Today, I'm going to give you five challenging riddles to try and solve! Use your English skills to find the answers! You might also like... 3 English Riddles Terrifyingly Troubling Tongue Twisters!: A Pronunciation Challenge Awesome English Riddle Challenge!! https://open.spotify.com/episode/7tX15nCCMsyyAXIWvpjvOP?si=2L1MOVUHTWSjiEAU2VZvNQ&dl_branch=1 (If you can't see the podcast player CLICK HERE to listen!!) Over the past few months, I … Continue reading 5 Challenging English Riddles!

Are You ‘Bursting with Joy,’ ‘Over The Moon,’ or ‘On Cloud Nine’?: Idioms and Phrases to Describe Happiness!!

Are You ‘Bursting with Joy,’ ‘Over The Moon,’ or ‘On Cloud Nine’? In this episode of Thinking in English, let’s learn some other fascinating idioms and phrases to describe happiness!! You may also be interested in... “When pigs fly:” Essential English Idioms, Expressions, and Proverbs! (English Vocabulary Lesson) ‘Fat Cats,’ ‘Cat Naps,’ and ‘Doggy Bags’: … Continue reading Are You ‘Bursting with Joy,’ ‘Over The Moon,’ or ‘On Cloud Nine’?: Idioms and Phrases to Describe Happiness!!

The Battle is Lost, But the War is Not Over (English Expressions)

The battle is lost, but the war is not over! This idiom is used to describe when you suffer a minor failure, but still have the larger, important, or overarching goal to aim for! Expressions and proverbs are a fun thing to learn and really useful part of English! Why don't you try to incorporate … Continue reading The Battle is Lost, But the War is Not Over (English Expressions)