Category: vocabulary

Refreshing vocabulary lesson: ‘petrichor’ /ˈpɛ…

Refreshing vocabulary lesson: ‘petrichor’ /ˈpɛtrɪkɔːr/

petrichor = the smell of rain on dry ground

example: ‘I love the smell of petrichor in the morning’

World Cup Fever: it’s coming home (with subtit…

World Cup Fever: it’s coming home (with subtitles /
captions)

Football song but the Lightning Seeds and Baddiel and
Skinner in 1996.

Three Lions on a Shirt: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJqimlFcJsM

30 years of hurt = 1966 – 1996 (30 years) – 52 years now!

The three lions = the England football team

That tackle by Moore = Bobby Moore

When Lineker scored = Gary Lineker

Bobby belting the ball = Bobby Charlton

World Cup Fever: vocabulary for World Cup st…

World Cup Fever: vocabulary for World Cup stages

via: http://www.learnbritishenglish.co.uk/

In the UK this month so far we’ve had …

In the UK this month so far we’ve had some cold days and (now) some hot days:

http://www.learnbritishenglish.co.uk/

This weekend the temperature is 25 degrees i…

This weekend the temperature is 25 degrees in Cambridge. We’re boiling!

Viahttp://www.learnbritishenglish.co.uk/

We’ve had freezing weather overnight, …

We’ve had freezing weather overnight, and this effect is called a (hard) frost:

http://www.learnbritishenglish.co.uk/

English vocabulary for parts of a tree:

English vocabulary for parts of a tree:

(via study.com)

This winter, England are playing Australia in …

This winter, England are playing Australia in the famous cricket series called the Ashes. In case you are interested, this is useful vocabulary about the wicket (or stumps):

http://www.learnbritishenglish.co.uk/

I did a live lesson on the Learn British Eng…

I did a live lesson on the Learn British English page earlier; this is the visual material for pronunciation that I used.

https://www.facebook.com/BritishEnglishPage/

Chris presents another free lesson about vocab…

Chris presents another free lesson about vocabulary for useful objects at home:
Coat hanger
Clothes peg or peg
Toilet roll and toilet paper
Ruler
Calculator
Highlighter pen
Stationery
Kettle
Alarm clock
(Computer) mouse
Mobile (phone) [British English; not cell phone]
Smart phone