Deep wisdom from ‘Through the Looking Glass’

"Read the directions and directly you will be directed in the right direction."

"... you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!"

"Take care of the sounds and the sense will take care of itself."

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Rule out

Generally speaking, 'rule out' is a phrasal verb which means

Friday, July 8, 2011


General usage of interjections comprises a significant part of language culture.
Short in size, but remarkably eloquent, interjections usually represent a serious challenge for English learners as they can dramatically change the meaning of the whole utterance. Alternatively, mastering this language area will definitely enrich the vocabulary and provide fluency and language confidence. And last, but not least, interjections make up a huge part of on-line chats.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Advanced+ Exam Resources

This entry is for those preparing for advanced+ level exams.  Apart from conventional CAE, CPE, IELTS etc. courses, the following sites can be of great help in mastering all the four skills.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

English Idioms Related To Business

English idioms relating to
 Have an ace up your sleeve.
  If you have an ace up your sleeve, it means that you have
  something in reserve with which you can gain an advantage.