Winter Holidays Around the World – Culture and Vocabulary Lesson Holidays are special days for the people of one nation or culture, which are set aside by the law or …
In this blog post, you are going to learn all about words we use to talk about distances and dimensions to help you expand your vocabulary.
7 Tips for Learning English Vocabulary – Read whenever possible. Write down new words.
Vocally practise new words.
Visually remembering words.
Play word games online and look up the meanings of new words.
Use new words regularly so that you don’t forget them.
Correspond with an English pen friend.
Collocations Quiz – This quiz tests what you learned in the previous blog posts.
The further information on this page may be of interest to advanced students and teachers. The “father” of collocation is usually considered to be J.R. Firth, a British linguist who …
In this blog post, you can find a few shortlists of common collocations to give you more of an idea about them.
Why learn collocations?
Your language will be more natural and more easily understood.
You will have alternative and richer ways of expressing yourself.
It is easier for our brains to remember and use language in chunks or blocks rather than as single words.