Everyday/Social English

Common British Idioms – Education Article

Many of my students who come to work in the UK find that although their English is pretty advanced, they struggle to cope with native speakers’ use of idioms. This worksheet includes a dialogue in which there are several everyday British English idioms and colloquialisms (all of which I would use myself!). There is a matching exercise on the second page. I have used this with Advanced students, but it is accessible for intermediate students and above. Similar Worksheets Download…

Read More

Phrasal Verbs, Negatives, Questions, Tag Questions, Have/Has (5 of 24) – Education Article

Lesson 5 in this 24 part series of English as a second language course designed for native Spanish speakers. Phrasal verbs are more important than you may realize. Do you know how many different ways there are to say “no” in English? The section on negative verbs will help give you a clue. MORE question formation and tag questions in 2 different sections will help your students start mastering the art of conversation. The words “have & has” are among…

Read More