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Archive for March, 2014

Free English Lesson: Common Number Idioms

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Wherever you go, you’ll always be counting something – whether it’s the price of your meal or your train ticket fare. Numbers are also a really important part of the English language too – read on to find out some common idioms you are likely to come across! Better (or other) half You would use …

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Reasons to study in Switzerland

Whether you’re passionate about beautiful natural scenery, love to hit the snow slopes, or just want to enjoy some of the finest things in life, studying in Switzerland is guaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face. Discover 5 of the best things about Switzerland that make studying there such a great idea. …

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Free English Lesson: Common Plant Idioms

Love the great outdoors?  Then you’ll find this selection of plant-related idioms especially fun to learn, as they show just how important plants, flowers and other green things are in the English language! Read on for some common phrases that can all add a touch of colour to your language. Not a bed of roses …

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Reasons to study in Buenos Aires

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If you’re considering learning Spanish, then Buenos Aires is a fantastic choice of place to study! This vibrant, exciting and passionate city in Argentina has plenty for you to enjoy and discover – read on to discover 5 of the best reasons why you should definitely go! Love football? You might think you’ve experienced football, …

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Free English Lesson: Common Nationality Idioms

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English borrows a lot of its words and phrases from other languages, but you might be surprised to know that a lot of its idioms come from other nationalities too! Add some international flavour with the help of these idioms! Chinese whispers This idiom describes the process of gossip, and how information can be changed …

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5 Reasons to learn German

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Planning on learning a new language? German is a great choice and is a really useful skill to have, whether you plan to improve your work prospects or just want to broaden your cultural horizon! While you might think German is a tough language to learn, the rewards really do make it work the effort. …

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Free English Lesson: Common Technology Idioms

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We use technology in every single part of our lives – from communicating with each other, entertainment and work. So it only seems natural that technology should have an important role in our language too! Discover some of the most common technological idioms you might come across: Bells and whistles This describes the optional extras …

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Thinking of becoming a host?

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If you’re looking for a really rewarding experience that will introduce you and your family to a brand new culture, make a new relationship that could last for a lifetime and show off the best of your own country and culture, then providing a home stay for a foreign exchange student might be perfect for …

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Free English Lesson: Common Police Idioms

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Nobody wants to get in trouble with the law – but you’d be surprised at how important police and the law is when it comes to the English language! There are lots of useful idioms that are used in everyday language – read on and find out more. A steal If something is a steal, …

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