Either or – Neither nor

Either or Neither nor Just because they sound the same, doesn’t mean that they are the same. I was in a lesson with Max (Betro) and we came across the two. Either / or is a choice: you can either have orange juice or apple juice. Neither / nor is a double statement with two …

My Day 27th September 2013

Hi everyone 🙂 (I still haven’t managed to find out how to make a subscribe function, none of the WordPress ones seem to want to work). Well, today was quite a busy “quiet day”. I was up at about 09:30, dropped my top and punched myself in the balls when I tried to catch it: …

Blue

Hi everyone. (Anyone?) I’ve just been in a lesson with Andrew, my student who lives in Moscow. (A very talented young guy). We’re reading: “The Hobbit” (The Hobbit) And we found: “the Gandalf who was responsible for so many lads and lasses going off into the blue for mad adventures?”. “into the blue”. What does …

This and That.

What have you been doing recently? “Oh, this and that”. This means “general things”, nothing specific; no important news to tell. Someone could be purposefully evasive by saying it, or they could legitimately have no interesting news to tell.

Bioluminescent Fungi

Hello lovely people all over the world! How are you? I’m all right, the weather has turned for the worse over the last few days; it’s gone from being lovely, bright and sunny, to being grey, rainy and miserable. I went out today to get some shopping for my mam and to have a coffee …

Manners.

Manners Excuse me Please Thank you. “Manners cost nothing” “Manners maketh the man” Manners are a very important part of learning not only the English language, but also of understanding British culture. A person who uses (or “has”) manners, will be considered to be polite; a person who doesn’t have or doesn’t use manners, will be considered …