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Question Words in English – Easy English

2020-04-02T08:42:56+00:00

Questions are an important part of language. But how do you know someone is asking a question? One of the best indicators (signs, signals, ways to know) is to listen for question words. There are seven question words in English: who, what, where, when, why, which, and how. Question words are a basic part of English and important to know. Plus (also), it is easy to see what a question word is because it is always at the beginning of a sentence.   Question words in English help you know when or where something happened. If you want to know something, [...]

Question Words in English – Easy English2020-04-02T08:42:56+00:00

Car Parts in English – Easy English

2020-03-05T09:19:28+00:00

Do you like driving a car? How often do you drive in a car? Whether you drive a car or not, you probably will drive in a car sometime. This is why it's important to know the different parts (pieces) of cars. There are many different car parts to know. You may know car parts in your native language, but do you know them in English? With this in mind (thinking of this), we've put together a list of car parts in English.   Don't worry! We're not talking about technical car parts in English, but rather car parts you need [...]

Car Parts in English – Easy English2020-03-05T09:19:28+00:00

Vocabulary for Spring – Easy English

2020-02-06T10:02:54+00:00

In the U.S., February 2nd is Groundhog Day. On this day, we say that a groundhog (in the squirrel family) comes out of his home. The groundhog is supposed to predict (say something before it happens) an early spring. If he sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter. If he doesn't see his shadow, spring will come early. Whether or not (it doesn't matter if) the groundhog saw his shadow, spring is coming! This week, we decided to look at some vocabulary for spring.   Spring is a beautiful time of year. The weather can still be rainy and [...]

Vocabulary for Spring – Easy English2020-02-06T10:02:54+00:00

Travel Phrases for Beginners – Easy English

2020-01-02T06:56:32+00:00

Being able to travel is a great thing. When you travel, you can see new places. You can experience (do, see) new things and meet (know someone for the first time) new people. But how do you get around (travel, talk to people) if you don't speak English well? You can use some travel phrases for beginners! Knowing some travel phrases for beginners is great. They'll help you find your way if you don't know where to go. They'll help you find what you need. If you want to travel this year, use some of these travel phrases for beginners! "I don't speak [...]

Travel Phrases for Beginners – Easy English2020-01-02T06:56:32+00:00

Transportation Collocations in English- Easy English

2019-12-05T07:57:35+00:00

Everyone has to get around somehow. Some people drive, some walk, and some take the bus. This is why it's good to know some transportation collocations in English.   If you've ever wondered how to talk about transportation, this is the blog for you. Learn some of these transportation collocations and try them out (use them) in your everyday life!   Take a bus/train   When you travel by bus or train, you don't "ride with" or "drive" it. You take the bus and you take the train. I take the bus everyday to work, and I take the train to [...]

Transportation Collocations in English- Easy English2019-12-05T07:57:35+00:00

Weather Vocabulary – Easy English

2019-11-07T11:30:48+00:00

The weather is all around us. The weather has a big impact (effect, influence) on our daily lives. Is it raining? Then you should bring an umbrella. Is it hot and sunny? Then you can wear shorts. This is why knowing some easy weather words is so important.   We've written about weather words once before, but there are so many weather words to talk about! This week, we decided to talk about some more easy weather words. Hopefully after this blog you will be able to talk about the weather comfortably (easily, with no problems).   Mostly Sunny / Mostly Cloudy [...]

Weather Vocabulary – Easy English2019-11-07T11:30:48+00:00

Going Grocery Shopping – Easy English

2019-10-03T09:10:14+00:00

I love going grocery shopping. There are so many different kinds of food in the grocery store (supermarket). I really enjoy seeing all the different fruits, vegetables, and snacks that are available. There is so much variety in the aisles (rows of shelves that hold the groceries). Going grocery shopping in English is easy for me, but when I want to go grocery shopping in a foreign country, it can be difficult.   If you don't know the names of certain (specific, special, exact) foods, they can be hard to find (or ask for them!) in a store. It can be [...]

Going Grocery Shopping – Easy English2019-10-03T09:10:14+00:00

Back to School Vocabulary: Easy English Blog

2019-09-05T08:37:14+00:00

It's that time of year again! It's time for kids to go back to school. At this time of year, lots of stores have back-to-school sales (special prices). Teachers may send home lists of school supplies (things you need to do a job) that students need. Because it's back-to-school time, we put together some back-to-school vocabulary for you.   I always love back-to-school time. It's the beginning of fall, which is my favorite season. People go back into a routine (set schedule). And I can start wearing sweaters again! What do you like about back-to-school season?   Notebook (lined/blank)   At [...]

Back to School Vocabulary: Easy English Blog2019-09-05T08:37:14+00:00

Birthday English Phrases

2019-07-04T13:10:34+00:00

Do you love your birthday? I sure do! It's like a little holiday just for you. Your birthday is a great time to celebrate (mark, honor) you. I know a lot of people with summer birthdays, so I thought it was time to talk about birthday English.   Here are some phrases you can use to talk about a birthday. Whether (If, in the case that) it's your birthday or someone else's birthday, these English phrases will help you celebrate in style and confidence. So read on for some birthday English phrases!   To Blow Out the Candles   It's [...]

Birthday English Phrases2019-07-04T13:10:34+00:00

English for Renting an Apartment-Easy English Blog

2019-06-17T12:35:40+00:00

Finding an apartment can be a fun experience, but it can also be stressful and challenging (difficult). It's doubly (two times as) challenging if you're apartment hunting (searching) in your second (or third or fourth) language. For just these cases, we thought some English for renting an apartment could come in handy (be useful).   I found my current apartment all in German, and sometimes I even need to communicate in German for the upkeep (keeping up, maintaining) of the apartment. It can be really frustrating to communicate if you don't have the right words!   With that in mind, [...]

English for Renting an Apartment-Easy English Blog2019-06-17T12:35:40+00:00

Spoken English- Easy English Blog

2019-06-17T12:44:17+00:00

Every language has shortcuts (short forms) of two words put together to sound like one word. We all use shortcuts in our mother language, not because we are lazy (not giving effort, energy) but because we sometimes put two words together so often (a lot), we say them fast. When we say it fast, it sounds like one, new word. In English, this is called spoken English.   Non-native speakers have problems understanding these shortcuts – this spoken English. That is normal! Once (after) you know what the shortcuts are, you can understand the spoken English better.   These shortcuts [...]

Spoken English- Easy English Blog2019-06-17T12:44:17+00:00

Talk about Family in English – Easy English Blog

2019-06-17T12:46:11+00:00

Talk about Family in English There's nothing better than family time. I always love getting to spend time (be) with my family. It's especially (very) nice when you live far away. When I go back to where I live, it's good to know how to talk about family in English.   Every family is different. Some have a lot of relatives. Some have very few. No matter how many family members you have, we have some family vocabulary you can use to talk about family.   Parent(s)   Your parents are the people who raised (were there from baby to adulthood) [...]

Talk about Family in English – Easy English Blog2019-06-17T12:46:11+00:00