The Twelve Days of Christmas – A Christmas Carol

It is that time of year again …. CHRISTMAS!!! We decided to create a new cartoon chart with a popular Christmas Carol (= a typical song sung at Christmas time) called the Twelve Days of Christmas. You can find the complete lyrics (= words of the song) here: 12...

Couch Potato – English Idiom Meaning

Meaning of Couch Potato A couch potato is a person who spends a lot of time watching television with little or no physical activity. They can do this either sitting or lying down on a couch (or sofa) or even sitting in an armchair. The idea is that they don’t move...

Burning the candle at both ends – meaning

Meaning of Burning the candle at both ends This English idiom can mean: 1. To work (or do some other activity) from early in the morning until late at night without taking time (or very little time) to rest. 2. To try and do too much work (or an activity) in a short...

Zip your lip – Zip your mouth – Meaning

There are three ways of saying this Idiom in English. Zip your mouth! Zip your lip! Zip it! The meaning is the same no matter which you use. The meaning of Zip your Lip / Zip your Mouth This idiomatic expression can mean any of the following: Keep your mouth shut....

Parts of the House in English

We have created some new English vocabulary games about different parts of the house and what you can often find in each room or place. But before you try these game, I recommend looking through our reading passages containing much of the information and vocabulary...

Nursery Rhymes and Games

Nursery Rhymes are traditional songs and poems for children in English-speaking countries. In North America they are sometimes called Mother Goose Rhymes. In the picture above, can you name which nursery rhyme each cartoon character comes from in our list of Nursery...

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