Monthly Archives: January 2015

teaching grammar based on what our students actually SAY

A big share of my students is represented by people who have a long string of English learning experience,  especially learning grammar, and not all of this experience is always positive. That’s why I usually try to minimize all the … Continue reading

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40 brilliant idioms that simply can’t be translated literally

Originally posted on TED Blog:
What does it mean to “have tomatoes on your eyes?” Find out below… By Helene Batt and Kate Torgovnick May It’s a piece of cake. You can’t put lipstick on a pig. Why add fuel to…

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business&office buzzwords: article and worksheet

Last year I came across a real gem of an article – at least it looks like one from an ESL teacher’s perspective. I am sure it was not the use the author of the article had in mind, but … Continue reading

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