Winter in England

Winter in England Well, winter has arrived in Santiago and it reminds me of winter in England, especially when I was a child. Many people have a romantic idea of what winter in England is like: snow covered rolling hills, small robins (birds with red chests) chirping...

Death of Common Sense – An Obituary

This text “The Death of Common Sense” was sent to me and I thought I would share with you. There is a message behind the story which I feel is so true. What has happened to the world? What has happened to common sense? There is a lot of vocabulary here so...

Hyperbole: The Most Fantastic Thing on Earth

Hyperbole: The Most Fantastic Thing on Earth Has your mother ever screamed at you: – I’ve told you a thousand times not to do that! The above sentence is an example of hyperbole. Hyperbole is when you exaggerate something to make a point and is not meant to be...

Burgers and Sausages

Burgers and Sausages – English Vocabulary Many people wonder why a hamburger is called a hamburger when it doesn’t contain any ham – it only contains beef (or it should only contain beef, you never know what is really in it!). But a hamburger doesn’t...

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