English Lesson: 5 Phrasal Verbs Using “Call”

If you want to sound more natural with your English speaking, it’s a good idea to incorporate the use of phrasal verbs— just be sure you don’t carried away and try to use them in every, single sentence. Phrasal verb overload sounds very un-natural! For those who don’t know, a phrasal verb is when you take a verb and addContinue reading “English Lesson: 5 Phrasal Verbs Using “Call””

English Lesson: New Vs. Brand New

In a recent online English lesson, my client and I were talking about cars. She hesitated in explaining that a car wasn’t “new, new”. Was it okay for her to use this description? Yes and no. As always, the answers to any language question will depend on the context and purpose. If you asked a teacher, theContinue reading “English Lesson: New Vs. Brand New”

English Lesson: What Am I? +

If you want to improve your English fluency and overall speaking capabilities, you need to learn how to continue a conversation. Avoiding small talk and dead-end questions is one method. Another point you should keep in mind is to avoid the phrase “I don’t know“. You don’t need to worry about putting pressure on yourself to know everythingContinue reading “English Lesson: What Am I? +”

English Lesson: To Keep

One of the worst things you can do when learning a language is to know only one meaning of a word. You shouldn’t stress over trying to learn all the variations of meaning. That can be a nightmare especially when it comes to phrasal verbs. However, you want to make sure you know the most common usageContinue reading “English Lesson: To Keep”