Stop Saying “Nice”

Stop Saying “Nice”

“Nice” is such a boring word – but we use it in English all the time! Look at these sentences for example: “I met a guy yesterday. He was nice. We took a walk in the park. It was nice. I bought shoes that day. They were nice. Then we had...
What’s a Phrasal Verb? (Lesson @ English42)

What’s a Phrasal Verb? (Lesson @ English42)

If you want to GET AHEAD in English, you’ll need to BRUSH UP on your phrasal verbs! Do you know what we mean? LISTEN UP and READ ON as we DIG INTO some new vocabulary! WHY DO I NEED PHRASAL VERBS? Phrasal verbs are unique to English: no other language has them. Nobody...
Weekend Plans (the future tense in English)

Weekend Plans (the future tense in English)

What will you do this weekend? What are you going to do, and what are you doing? Why do we use future tenses? It’s not just to talk about the weekend. We use it in social English to talk about any plans or to make small talk about the weather (“Do you...