Egg Vocabulary – 7 words associated with eggs

Egg Vocabulary – 7 words associated with eggs Eggshell eggshell (noun): the thin, hard, outer layer of an egg. Example sentence with eggshell: I peeled the eggshell from the hard-boiled egg. Yolk yolk (noun): the round yellow part in the middle of an egg....

Community Carnival Vocabulary

I was given a pamphlet last week about a community carnival in a part of Auckland, New Zealand. I noticed there was a lot of interesting vocabulary about fairs, in this case called a carnival, so I thought I would create a chart about it. This is an example of English...

The icing on the cake – Idiom meaning

First, before we look at the meaning of this idiom, what is icing? Icing = a sugary substance used as coating on cakes or cookies (biscuits) to make them look better or to enhance its flavour. The meaning of Icing on the cake Simple definition: Something that makes a...

Stressed spelled backwards is desserts

Did you know that the word STRESSED is DESSERTS spelled backwards? What does this mean? You don’t want to be stressed, do you? Well, to avoid this you have to reverse being stressed. And what happens when you reverse it? You come up with desserts. So, desserts...

Cooking Vocabulary

We have a new chart with 20 common verbs that are used when cooking. These verbs often appear in recipes or other cooking instructions in English. For a more detailed explanation of what each verb is, I recommend seeing our vocabulary notes about Cooking Instructions...

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