This is a good question - what's the difference between 'to catch up' and 'to meet up'..? Have a think about it, and then compare your ideas with the article below. First up, here are a few example sentences: Catch Up I caught up with Jennifer at the weekend - she's now a city lawyer! It's been really nice to see you and catch up again on everything.. After the … [Read more...] about The Difference Between ‘Catch Up’ And ‘Meet Up’ – Reader Question
I was just thinking this morning that there's one interesting thing that many learners seem to overlook. Or that this could be a nice reminder: Usually the learners who make the most progress are the ones who are doing it for themselves. "It's for me," they say. Learning comes from this perspective. It could be because you want to travel the world or get that amazing … [Read more...] about English For You
Bill kept his eyes focused on the screen, ignoring his sister's voice in the background. - "Bill. BILL! You've been playing that game all night! When are you going to do your assignment?" - "Oh, give it a rest! It's not due for another week." … [Read more...] about “Give It A Rest!” – And Other “Give It” Phrases
The Australian Government has been promoting an initiative called Safe Schools, which is aimed to promote a safe environment for children in all participating schools. It's especially aimed to fight against bullying and to support tolerance. Bullying, if you're not sure of the term, is when someone uses physical or verbal means to hurt someone else. It could be, for example, … [Read more...] about ‘Safe Schools’ – What Do You Think..?
When you get better at tennis, other good players will want to play with you. Likewise, as you become a better dancer, other good dancers will want to dance with you. It's a very similar concept when it comes to finding an English teacher. … [Read more...] about Do You See The Price.. Or The Value?
Today a story for English learners - suitable for Upper Intermediate (B2+) level. There's a word bank at the bottom of the article with some discussion of some of the grammar and vocabulary. Enjoy! Leandro couldn't believe his eyes. A beautiful young woman, exactly his type, had walked into the store. "She's so gorgeous. I just have to talk to her," he said to … [Read more...] about Pick Up With The Present Perfect – “When Leandro Meets Sonia”
Today on Get Into English we'll take a look at tips on how teachers can manage better lessons for language learners who are introverted. Originally I'd wanted to write this specifically for learners themselves - and there is definitely a lot below for you to consider - but ultimately it's directed more towards teachers. However, I know some readers are both teachers and … [Read more...] about English For Introverts