Idiom: Snap Decision

Hello Ajarn Ken, I have known about the idiom in English called a snap decision. Can you tell me more about what it means please?

Idiom: From The English Whiteboard-Take On Board

From the whiteboard today, we look at the expression "Take on Board"

Vocab: What consider means and how to use it

Today we look at the word CONSIDER in English. It is a really great word to use in many half formal situations and can really show that your vocabulary range is of a good quality.

Idiom: Get One Down

Can you explain to me the Idiom Get myself down or get you down. BJ

Vocab: The three uses of "then" in English Vocabulary

Ajarn Ken
One thing I think I need to really improve my English is using the small words - one word I have problems with is the word THEN. Can you help?

Top 6 English vocabulary alternatives to using 'good'

I saw sitting in class the other day with a couple of students and were describing things. The adjective the students most used was 'good' and when pushed for an alternative the best that they could push them to was 'great'.

Vocab: Two meanings of "like" in English

ajarn Ken, I hear some of my English friends saying the word LIKE quite a lot and I have no idea why!!! Can you help?

Vocab: "SO" and its many uses in English

Hi Ajarn Ken,
Thanks for your website. It really is good for me to look at and helps me with my English. I have a question, the word so in English is used many many times and sometimes it can confuse me how and when to use it.

Idiom: Over The Moon

In English we have many ways to express how we feel, many phrases, many words and many idioms. Idioms are fantastic ways to show someone that your English skills are better than average PLUS by using them it will make your English speaking skills more interesting.

Idiom: Full of Beans

Have you ever known someone who is so full of energy, enthusiastic and always smiling and happy?

English Phrasal Verbs using Look

Phrasal Verbs are just the same as normal verbs except they have more than one word and, importantly, the meaning of the main verb changes depending on the other words.

Vocab: What's the difference between "further" and "more"

Hi Mr. Ken
Its really nice to learn English in such an easy way like you are teaching , I wanted to know about using of further & more.

Vocab: English Word of the Day - Beaming

Today's word of the day is the word BEAMING; What a fantastic, optimistic and happy word it is.

Vocab: 10 ways to talk about the price of things

One thing about learning a language, and it is true of almost all languages I guess, is to be able to talk about the price of things.

Vocab: The word "hard" has 3 meanings in English

Hello Ajarn Ken,
I was doing some course work and saw that the word hard has more than one meaning in English. This surprised me! Can you tell me how many meanings it has in English?

Vocab: What would you attempt to do

There is a really good word to use in English when you are trying to explain something that you are going to try to do!

Idiom: To get or to have cold feet

Idioms are great fun ways to use the English language. They can add more power to your speech or your writing and also take your spoken English to a new level. Today we have a great English idiom that is used quite a lot in English by native speakers and it's one that I think you will have good fun using.

Idiom: What does the English idiom Hard Up mean

Ajarn Ken can you tell me the meaning of the English Idiom Hard Up. It means to have little or no money, right?

Vocab: The meanings of "get"

Hi Ajarn Ken,
I have seen the word get used so many times in so many ways. Can you tell me how to use the word get properly in English please?

Learn English Idiom: To Pat Someone on the Back

I was in learn English class recent and one thing I do with students, is we talk about their work experiences and the good things that happened to them and the feedback they received.