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Introduction to Collocations

Collocations are groups of two or more words that are commonly-used together. These groups of words are largely idiomatic. The “right” and “wrong” words to use in a given collocation have evolved through custom and usage as the English language itself has evolved....

Even More Common English Idioms

This week we’re going to demystify another ten commonly-used English idioms. You can find previously covered English idioms lessons by clicking on the following links: English Idioms Lesson 1 English Idioms Lesson 2 An idiom is a phrase whose meaning is different from...

Unconventional Sentence Structures (Part Two)

We mentioned a few unconventional sentence structures in part one of this English grammar lesson.This week we’re going to look at some additional unconventional sentence structures. As a general rule, English is a SVO (subject-verb-object) language. However, there are...