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๐Ÿ“ฎ idioms

A vibrant photograph of bright orange carrots, which are the star of our English lesson on an English idiom.

An English Idiom You Should All Know Ep 371

I think itโ€™s true that positive rewards are a better motivation for most people, rather than negative ones. However, if you need someone to do something, and suitable rewards cannot encourage them to act, you sometimes need to highlight negative or even threatening outcomes. Especially if people will not do what you need them to do. Now that took quite a lot of English vocabulary to explain a simple scenario, a native English speaker would prefer to use an English idiom, a metaphor which explains the scenario in a much simpler idiomatic way.

Published

October 08, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2144

โณ Length 11 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ idioms

A photograph of some walking boots used to help explain the English idiom too big for your boots

English Idioms That Are Too Big For Their Boots Ep 349

I was talking to a British colleague of mine about Adept English recently and mentioned that one of our English lessons will be on English idioms. They said nobody uses idioms that much anymore, and I laughed because the music on the radio at that very moment was Stormzy, a popular English rapper, was literally rapping a song about an English idiom at that very moment. The English use idioms all the time!

Published

July 23, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1706

โณ Length 9 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ idioms

A photograph of a black forest Pavlova cake with a cherry on top, used to help explain the English idiom the cherry on top of the cake.

Three English Idioms Which Are The Same In French Ep 339

Today we examine 3 common English idioms. English idioms are a pain to learn for new English language learners. We try to make it fun and interesting, so much so you might like these awkward parts of the English language when we finish with them.

Published

June 18, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1920

โณ Length 10 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ idioms

Every Adept English lesson will help you learn to speak English fluently.

This English Idiom Says You Cannot Keep A Secret Ep 249

Some people are great at keeping secrets, some are just awful. Which are you? Today we talk about an English idiom thatโ€™s used to describe the act of telling a secret. Weโ€™ve included lotโ€™s of practice sentences and explain how to use it best.

Published

August 08, 2019

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2187

โณ Length 11 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ fluency

Every Adept English lesson will help you learn to speak English fluently.

English Language Learning It Is Hot Hot Hot Ep 247

Last year it was all about how cold the UK got, this year we are all about the UKs hottest day on record. So this is an interesting English language learning lesson all about how the British handle too much sun.

Published

August 01, 2019

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1832

โณ Length 10 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ idioms

Every Adept English lesson will help you learn to speak English fluently.

English Idioms A Storm In A Teacup Ep 233

When we talk about English idioms, you might think this is a little used or useless part of your English language learning. Something you will probably never come across. You would be wrong!

Published

June 13, 2019

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