Idioms of Comparison 11

Idioms of Comparison
  Various grammatical constructions are used in English to compare things. as … as is used to compare things which have similar or identical qualities. There are many idiomatic phrases in English which use this construction, for example, as drunk as a lord (very drunk). These expressions are used to make the language more vivid. ...

Trends 3

In business, as in life, things change. You need to be able to talk about movement, things that go up and down, for example, interest rates, prices and profits. This worksheet will test you on your knowledge of some of the verbs you need to describe trends. Trends Worksheet


All I ask is the chance to prove that money can’t make me happy. Spike Millagan   Here are a few worksheets to test your knowledge of English financial vocabulary: Money Words #1 Money Words #2 Money Words #3  

Idioms 2

Idioms are phrases whose meaning cannot be understood from the individual words they are made up of. They can cause much confusion for non native speakers of English (or any language), as it is not always apparent that the words constitute a phrase. For example, It’s not my cup of tea. If you don’t know ...

Make & Do

What is the rule for using make & do? Generally speaking we use make if the action is creative, e.g. for products & results. Products are made by a company, made in a country, and are made of a material. Do is used for actions, process and activities. The action needn’t be stated. E.g. They ...

UK vs. US 2

UK vs. US
Many people believe the British and the Americans speak the same language. Think again! “England and America are two countries separated by a common language.” George Bernard Shaw “We have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language.” Oscar Wilde UK vs. US Worksheet 1 UK vs. US Worksheet 2