For this week’s theme I am using Valentine’s Day. But don’t worry it isn’t too soppy* or over sweet.
A beautiful literary declaration of love, 3 romantic themed phrases with 1 preposition, 2 Idioms love – 1 good and 1 bad, My Valentine’s Challenge 2019, A Quick quiz, The answers to last week’s quiz.
It’s Halloween this week so… 1) Read a scary story from M. R. James to practice your reading comprehension. 2) Watch a Ted talk by Carrie Poppy about science and the Paranormal to work on your listening skills. 3) Learn an idiom with ghost = to give up the ghost.
Take 5 – what does it mean?Pronunciation – famous.
A tedtalk on Joy with full transcript and vocabulary notes. Idiom – as cool as a cucumber. Recommended reading – French words used in English, from Next Step English. The answers to the Blue Skies gapfill from the last article.
This week we are looking at 5 phrases native speakers use which can be useful in making your level sound much more advanced! To go Dutch, to be framed, a stitch in time saves nine, not half, to whet someone’s appetite. Read what they mean and see how to use them!