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Meat Vocabulary to Know – Easy English

2020-09-03T09:17:21+01:00

Do you like to eat meat? Many people enjoy eating meat, which comes from animals. There are many different kinds of meat that you can eat. To help explain the different terms (words) we use, we wrote this blog about meat vocabulary. Some of these words you might have heard before. But some may be new to you! No matter what, we're sure this meat vocabulary will be useful to you. Check out this list of helpful meat vocabulary to help you prepare (make) a delicious meal! Beef If you want some meat that comes from cows, you don't ask [...]

Meat Vocabulary to Know – Easy English2020-09-03T09:17:21+01:00

Root Work Loqu: to talk, speak

2020-08-27T11:20:58+01:00

There are a lot of words to talk about how we speak, why we speak, and the ways we speak. Some of these words contain the root word loqu, meaning to speak or to talk. Words containing the root word loqu can look difficult at first, but once you see the root word loqu in them, and know that it has something to do with speaking, you may have an easier time figuring them out (understanding them). This is why we love root words! Learning root words makes it easier to figure out what unfamiliar (something you don't know) words [...]

Root Work Loqu: to talk, speak2020-08-27T11:20:58+01:00

Furniture Vocabulary in English

2020-08-20T10:31:00+01:00

One of my favorite things to do when I move into a new apartment is to set up (decorate) my new rooms. I love arranging (placing) furniture around the room and seeing how it looks. I also enjoy finding new pieces of furniture to buy to decorate my house with. The furniture you choose can help you to express yourself (show your personality) to people who you invite into (ask to come over to) your home. When you're looking for new furniture for your home, wouldn't some furniture vocabulary come in handy? This week, we've decided to look at some [...]

Furniture Vocabulary in English2020-08-20T10:31:00+01:00

Movement of Liquids Vocabulary in English

2020-08-12T21:09:44+01:00

Learning a language takes a lot of dedication (commitment) and effort. If you want to become fluent in a language, you have to learn a lot of vocabulary. Some interesting vocabulary in English has to do with the movement of liquids. Movement of liquids vocabulary, similar to water vocabulary, has to do with the amount (how much there is) of the liquid, and if there's anything blocking it (in the way). Are you ready to take your English to the next level? Then read on to learn about some movement of liquids vocabulary! Flow A liquid that has nothing blocking [...]

Movement of Liquids Vocabulary in English2020-08-12T21:09:44+01:00

Idioms with Get – Easy English

2020-08-10T08:42:19+01:00

Idioms (phrases) are a very helpful way to learn a language. They can help you understand better. Idioms are hard to translate (put in another language), though. Idioms are specific (unique) to each language. But people use idioms all the time! In English, there are a lot of idioms with get. You'll probably (most likely) hear them often.  This is why we wrote a blog all about idioms with get in them.   The word "to get" means to receive (come to have) something. You could get a present for your birthday. Or you could get a new pet. Get is [...]

Idioms with Get – Easy English2020-08-10T08:42:19+01:00

Hindi Loan Words in English

2020-07-30T10:14:56+01:00

English has been called a magpie language, since like the bird that collects shiny things, English also collects lots of words from many different languages. One of these languages is Hindi. People don't always think of Hindi as a language that has influenced (had an impact on) English, but there are a number of (many) Hindi loan words in English! Hindi loan words are more common in English than you may think.   To help expand your knowledge of English, whether you're learning English or you're a native speaker, check out this list of common Hindi loan words. Some of [...]

Hindi Loan Words in English2020-07-30T10:14:56+01:00

Root Word It: To Go

2020-07-23T09:50:23+01:00

We've said it before, and we'll say it again. Root words are a great way to learn a language! Root words help you get the feeling for (understand) a language, since you can see where certain words come from and then make meaningful connections with other words. One of the most common root words in English is the root word it.   The root word it, meaning go, is the base of many words that we use every day, such as exit, transit, and ambitious. Since the root word it means to go, all of these words have either something [...]

Root Word It: To Go2020-07-23T09:50:23+01:00

Contronyms in English: Janus Words Part II

2020-07-15T21:45:21+01:00

We all know that English can be a complicated language. This counts double (is twice as true) when it comes to contronyms. Contronyms, also called Janus words, are words that have two distinct (different), opposite meanings. One word having opposite meanings can be pretty confusing if you're learning English, as (because) you can only figure out the meaning through context (the words/meaning around it).   While contronyms can be tricky, we're here to help! This week, we've decided to look at some more common Janus words along with both meanings and examples to help you out. Learn these common contronyms and add [...]

Contronyms in English: Janus Words Part II2020-07-15T21:45:21+01:00

Tools Vocabulary in English

2020-07-09T09:14:15+01:00

Are you handy (good with tools) around the house? Do you like taking care of small projects that need to get done in your home? Then you may be in need of some tools vocabulary in English! These tools are very common when you're doing work around the house, so we're sure these tools vocabulary words will be useful. You'll know exactly what to ask for the next time you need to hang up a picture frame or fix a loose doorknob.   Keep reading to learn some useful tools vocabulary in English!   Hammer   A hammer is a tool [...]

Tools Vocabulary in English2020-07-09T09:14:15+01:00

Water Vocabulary in English – Easy English

2020-07-02T10:48:41+01:00

Do you like to swim? During the summer, it's fun to go swimming. When it's hot, more people hang out (relax, spend time) near the water. This is so they can keep cool (not be so warm). As the weather gets warmer (heats up), knowing the difference between types (kinds) of water can be helpful. That's why we've decided to focus on (look at) some water vocabulary. If you know different bodies of water (types of water), you can talk clearly about where you want to go to beat the heat (keep cool)!   Expand (make bigger) your knowledge (what you know) of [...]

Water Vocabulary in English – Easy English2020-07-02T10:48:41+01:00

House Idioms in English

2020-06-24T17:45:25+01:00

Learning idioms is a great way to become more fluent in a language. Idioms, which are turns of phrase (ways of speaking) that aren't directly translatable and are usually unique to (special to) the language, are a great way to learn more about a language and a culture. English is chock full of (has many)  idioms, especially house idioms!   There are many different house idioms and house-related idioms in English. You may not be aware of (know about) some of these house idioms, but they're great to know if you want to speak more fluently. Keep reading to learn about some [...]

House Idioms in English2020-06-24T17:45:25+01:00

Many and Much: Which One to Use?

2020-06-17T23:11:27+01:00

We've talked on the blog before about when to use fewer vs. less, which are both opposites of the word more.  Another similar set (group) of words are many and much. Many and much are used in very similar circumstances (instances, situations) to fewer and less. Many and much are used with countable and uncountable nouns, respectively.   For a quick refresher on countable and uncountable nouns, an explainer on when to use many and much, as well as a short quiz, keep reading!   Countable vs. Uncountable Nouns, and Many and Much   Whether a noun is countable or [...]

Many and Much: Which One to Use?2020-06-17T23:11:27+01:00
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