Vocabulary

travel expressions with take

Travel [related] Expressions with TAKE

I am taking a road trip this weekend! This road trip has inspired this week’s 60 Second Saturday English lesson, and today you’re going to learn about travel expressions with TAKE.   Travel Expressions with TAKE to take a road trip/vacation Use take when you talk about leaving for a vacation. I am taking a road trip…

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other meanings of HAVE in English

Other meanings of HAVE in English [Vocabulary Lesson]

Today’s ‘Everyday English’ lesson was inspired by a question a student of mine had. We’re going to talk about other meanings of HAVE in English, because I realized that HAVE can be a pretty complex verb. My student asked me about the sentence, “thanks for having me” because she learned that HAVE is a stative…

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how to say im pregnant in English

How to say “I’m pregnant” in English

It’s a cliché to say that time has flown by, especially when talking about how fast children grow up. However, I can’t think of anything more appropriate to say for this first year of motherhood (*being a mother*). Time has flown by! It seems like only yesterday I was announcing that I was pregnant with…

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Faux Pas in English American Culture Lesson

Faux Pas: Vocabulary Lesson + American Culture Tips

If you want to travel, or move and live in the United States, there are some things you need to know. The language, of course, is helpful which is why you’re learning with me today and every week. However, there are also behaviors you should be aware of, certain ways you should act and things…

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English phrasal verbs for sickness

English Phrasal Verbs for Sickness

English for your every day life, or everyday English is what I focus on teaching you each and every week right here at and on English Outside the Box! As you’ll notice this week, when you watch the video below, I am feeling a little under the weather. I am feeling a lit bit sick,…

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