2021 New Words About Food

The cuisines of cultures have greatly influenced the way we refer to food. Some of the terms that we commonly use to refer to food are related to new ways of cooking and organization of food preparation. Languages are always evolving and dictionaries keep adding new terms each year. This year, the Merriam-Webster dictionary hasContinue reading “2021 New Words About Food”

Temperature related words

In this mini lesson you will learn how to pronounce the following words: temperature degrees degrees Celsius (°C) degrees Fahrenheit (°F) Kelvin (K) You will also learn how to ask about the temperature of a place or a thing. Practice time What’s the weather usually like in your city? How cold/ hot is it inContinue reading “Temperature related words”

Prefixes and Suffixes

Prefixes and suffixes are letters that we add to words. Both prefixes and suffixes are grammatical elements that belong to a group of words called affixes. Affixes sometimes seem like a crazy code. Indeed, they are like a code based on ancient Latin and Greek. The word affix means in addition to. When they areContinue reading “Prefixes and Suffixes”

Online Class Etiquette

Globalization has changed the way we communicate with others. Nowadays, we can use the internet to attend classes or work meetings. Therefore, we should learn how to behave during our online classes and meetings. Netiquette allows people to communicate with others over the internet in a polite and professional manner. The word netiquette comes fromContinue reading “Online Class Etiquette”

Let’s talk about money

Money has different names depending on the context. Below there is a list with synonyms, slang and idiomatic expressions to talk about money. Other words for money are: alimony: money given to one spouse by the other for support after a legal separation or divorce bill: a piece of paper money bribe: money or favorContinue reading “Let’s talk about money”