It’s not raining cats & dogs anymore, it’s pouring

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Did you know that in English we have an expression which goes like this: April showers bring May flowers. This means that all of the rain in the month of may will result in lots of flowers growing in May. Interesting? Well, the main point of this lesson is about rain. Many people who study English have learned the idiom, …

Hard vs Hardly – Adjective & Adverb English Lesson

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I hope you like the video…if you do, please take a minute and subscribe to my YouTube Channel! Here is the text version of this lesson: Many adjectives become an adverb by adding ly and the meaning basically stays the same: Tommy is a quick runner….He runs quickly Tomoko is a beautiful dancer….She dances beautifully. Jack is a slow worker….He …

Confusing English Grammar – Bored vs. Boring

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Participle adjectives are the adjectives that are formed from verbs and end in ED and ING. Choosing between bored and boring, or excited and exciting is tough for a lot of English learners, but not anymore! Check out today’s YouTube English lesson! If you know anyone who might be interested in this English language point, why not help them out! Just …

Tired or Tiring? ED and ING Adjectives – Participle Adjective Lesson

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Check out this conversation between two friends: Bob: “Hey Tom, How’s it going?” Tom: “Hi Bob. Pretty good. What’s new?” Bob: “I went to Jack’s party last night.” Tom: “Wow! How was the party?” Bob: “Well, actually I was pretty boring.” Tom: “Huh?” Tom was surprised with Bob’s answer. Do you know why? Words like bored, excited, interested, amazed, disappointed, …