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Monthly Archive: January 2019

StudyBite 5: Exclamations!

Exclamations help us express strong emotions. We use them much more frequently than we think we do. And yet, we seem to use exclamations without thinking at all! They just fall out of our mouths before we know it. And this is why they can be so tricky. Because they […]

Take 59: Names and Faces

I decided to do a bit of research into why it can be so difficult to recall someone’s name. And I found a few facts that make me feel a lot better about it! First, some context: As with many other social animals, humans are quite good at recognising faces […]

Take 58: Backstage

There is a theatre saying: “The show must go on”. It means that no matter what happens, come hell or high water, finishing the show as best you can is of utmost importance. And every actor believes this passionately. We aren’t told to believe it. We’re not even taught it. […]

25 nejpoužívanějších anglických podstatných jmen

Učit se slovíčka není jen tak. Každopádně je nejlepší začít s těmi, která se používají nejčastěji. Připravily jsme pro vás 25 podstatných jmen, se kterými se v angličtině potkáte nejčastěji. Nezapomněly jsme ani na ukázkové věty, které vám ukáží slova v kontextu (a díky nimž můžete do své slovní zásoby přidat ještě pár kousků). Zkoušejte si slova i věty opakovat nahlas a přiblížit se […]

Take 57: Happiness

You know what? I’ve been feeling a bit down in the dumps recently. Things are stressful with my family and my work life is uncomfortably quiet right now. Michael J. Fox said a very smart thing: “My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to […]