IS IT THE IRISH GOODBYE, THE FRENCH EXIT, OR TO LEAVE “THE ENGLISH WAY”? DEPENDS WHERE YOU LIVE

IS IT THE IRISH GOODBYE, THE FRENCH EXIT, OR TO LEAVE “THE ENGLISH WAY”? DEPENDS WHERE YOU LIVE You can do it Irish, Polish, English, or French. No matter the style, it feels just as good. In the US, the “Irish exit” or “Irish goodbye” is a satisfying way to deal with pleasantry-overload: When it’s [...]

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Reading Texts – The Rivals

'The Rivals' Reading in English is an excellent way of improving your vocabulary, as well as maintaining your level. The story below is a short story called 'The Rivals' written by Vivien Alcock. It is a story about a young boy who moves to a new house and discovers that one of the [...]

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Reading Texts – The Landlady

'The Landlady' Reading in English is an excellent way of improving your vocabulary, as well as maintaining your level. The story below is a short story called 'The Landlady' written by Roald Dahl. It is a story about a young man who travels to a new city in search of work and stays [...]

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Can listening to songs help your English?

Can listening to songs help your English? Here in Italy, I have heard many people say they listen to song lyrics (the words) to learn new vocabulary. If you believe it helps you, then it's a good idea, but it's possible the words you 'hear' aren't the words the singer intended! Research has shown (many [...]

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