There are so many ways to say you are tired in English. Why not use more interesting vocabulary when you’re worn out?
English changes all the time and some recent changes have taken even native speakers by surprise.
Today’s post is about similes, which describe something by comparing it to something else, often unrelated. The ones I’ll show you in this post are quite clichéd (overused) but you’ll hear native speakers use them from time to time.
Today’s podcast is about pain and different ways to express pain in English. Pain – 24th September 2014 The podcast is also available in the iTunes Store by searching for Get Great English or clicking here. Also, you can stream it on Stitcher here or in the sidebar.
Today I am ill so today’s post is a bit late. I also realised that I have never put up a post about feeling ill, only how to say what’s wrong. Let’s take some paracetamol (a kind of medicine) and lie on the sofa with our duvet and feel sorry for ourselves.
There are times when your brain tells you that you have to do something that you don’t want to do, and times that your brain says to stop doing something but you feel like that’s impossible. Well, here is some vocabulary to help explain those situations.
In today’s post I’m going to teach you how to discuss risk and danger. It’s useful for business and also for general situations.
When you describe things it can be very useful to use shape vocabulary. Flat shapes such as square and circle are used as loanwords in a lot of languages but 3D shapes are not as common.
Today I’m talking about feelings using adjectives and prepositions, for example ‘interested in’ and ‘sick of’. 20140618_feelings.mp3 The podcast is also available in the iTunes Store by searching for Get Great English or clicking here. Also, you can stream it on Stitcher here or in the sidebar.
Here’s a video about describing food. It should be useful to describe food from your country or to ask about food in other countries. You might also want to read about cooking, look at my dinner, or an older post about describing food.