The Whiteboard today is the English Idiom "Draw the Short Straw". What it means and how to use it.
From the whiteboard today, we look at the expression "Take on Board"
Have you ever known someone who is so full of energy, enthusiastic and always smiling and happy?
Can you explain to me the Idiom Get myself down or get you down. BJ
We have a really good idiom today. Sometimes when we tell stories or situation it can be tiresome or even boring to repeat ALL the story so we have an idiom that we can use.
I have mentioned before that English idioms are an excellent way to show someone that you are improving with your English.. Ok, they maybe difficult but once you get to know then they are really fun to use and today is a fun idiom to help with you learning English.
Ever wondered how to tell someone that the action they did for you made you feel very special? Now you can with ESL expert Ajarn Ken.
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.
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?
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.
Ajarn Ken can you tell me the meaning of the English Idiom Hard Up. It means to have little or no money, right?
Alain from France
A great expression for those wanting to learn British English. It means that something is a bit of an anti-climax, it's disappointing. Youve been very excited for something to happen but when it does, it was boring and not what you expected in a negative way
I had been looking forward to the party for so long but when I got there nobody showed up and it was so boring. It was such a damp squib
I was in English class with some students the other day and we were discussing something about customer service where something had gone wrong. She was trying to describe the reaction of the customer.
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.
Do you know what the English idiom 'Seventh Heaven means? This was a question from a follower from my Instagram page