Track record: do you know the meaning?

The expression ‘track record’ has nothing to do with a record studio or music as it may seem when you first encounter it. At least I thought something like this. The term is usually used in a work-related context and can refer both to success and failure. For instance, Jenny has a track record for […]

TED Talk vocabulary: Stress, health and psychology

As you probably already know TED Talks are a great way to improve any of your English skills: vocabulary, listening, pronunciation and reading. In this post, I collected some useful words and expressions from the TED Talk of psychologist Kelly McGonigal about our stress response. Recommendation: Watch (or read) the TED Talk and see what […]

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Learning English

When you learn English or a new skill, there’s always something you wish you had known before. Ideally, you’d like to have someone who could share with you some shortcuts. Nowadays, you can find such a person on the internet or YouTube. But when I started learning English there wasn’t Youtube and the internet wasn’t […]

Going Down the Rabbit Hole: Meaning and Examples

We all go down rabbit holes from time to time. If you don’t know the meaning of this expression, don’t worry, it’s not something to be ashamed of and it has nothing to do with poor rabbits. Although, literally rabbit hole is a hole that rabbits dig in the ground as their home. The expression […]

What Does POV Mean: Definitions and Examples

If you’ve ever wondered what POV means on TikTok or in text messages, you’ve come to the right place. POV stands for ‘point of view’. Initially a movie term, POV describes a shooting technique when a scene is viewed from the perspective of the camera or main protagonist. The classic example is Terminator where we […]

9 Healthy Ways to Find Someone to Speak English with

There are multiple ways to find people to speak English with. The trick is to find nice people with whom you can genuinely want to connect and build relationships throughout the years. Apps and algorithms could help you to find a partner to practice English but it’s you who needs to do the main job […]

When to Use ‘On the Flip Side’: Meaning and Examples

‘On the flip side’ is one of those English expressions you like right away. At least it was like that for me. Once I heard it I was eager to find out more about it and start using it. So, what exactly does it mean? ‘On the flip side’ is a synonym for ‘on the […]

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