Scene 1 Salman: Excuse me, I’m looking for the nearest post office, could you help me? Rebecca: Hi there, sure! The post office is just a stone’s throw from here. I’ll show you. Salman: I’m sorry, I don’t know what « stone’s throw » means. Rebecca: It means it’s very close by. Come, I’ll show you where … Lire la suite de Friday idiom: a stone’s throw
Here are some examples of the word robust in use: I’m so happy with my new table, it’s very robust and aesthetic too! I’m really looking for something more robust, I’m not sure that little car will cut it. Have you seen her new sculpture? Yeah, it looks really robust. So different from all her … Lire la suite de Word of the day: robust
Prevent your apples from going brown by putting some lemon juice on them! Prevent your plants from drying up by watering them regularly! Have you been to our Facebook Page? Check it out for more tips and tricks to help you along on your English journey!
Top Tip: if you talk about a specific time, use the past simple. You may use words and phrases such as: yesterday, last week, last year, in 1999, on my birthday, etc.
You’ve done the research, you’ve given your opinion, now you need to say to your partner/competitor, etc, « the ball is in your court ». Basically: it’s time for you to make a decision.
Oh naps, how I love them! A good old afternoon nap can really be quite wonderful! However, too long a nap will make you (read: me) groggy or cranky (make you sleepy or put you in a bad mood).
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Although I know the present perfect can be tricky, there are some ways to simplify your life and to remember when to use it.
Also, our classes have started up again! We’ve still got spots in our A1 beginner’s group at 3pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; as well as in our advanced group on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5pm, and Friday mornings at 9:30am: for only 15€ per lesson.
I like learning on my own. In fact, I love learning on my own; but there are some things in French that just need explaining by a specialist! By now, I’ve been in France for over 13 years. I speak well, and I have no problems understanding what people say to me, watching TV, or … Lire la suite de Why it’s a good idea to have a French teacher
Imagine you’re watching your friend do something totally crazy, you can comment on the madness by saying to your fellow onlooker (the person who is watching with you): she’s off her rocker!
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