CHUNK OF THE DAY

Intermediate word of the day: boom
A boom is a  sudden big noise like the sound of thunder or a bomb exploding, but more frequently, we
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Word of the day: catch on
Like any major city around the world, London is a busy, noisy place. People are often rushing from one place
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Chunk of the day: heavy workload
If you have a heavy workload, it means you have a lot of work to do and you probably work
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Chunk of the day: get sidetracked
Last year we wrote a book called Perspectives. It’s aimed at secondary school students and is loosely based around TED
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Word of the day: provincial
This morning, I took my kids down to Gökyüzü, one of the many amazing restaurants near where we live, for
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Word of the day: craic
Over the last few days, I’ve actually been to Dublin, the capital of Ireland, twice! Last Friday, I also spent
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Word of the day: less
The other day, just as I was slowly waking up and making my first cup of coffee, I heard a
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Intermediate word of the day: pride
Pride is that feeling of satisfaction and pleasure that you get when you’ve done something special, or when someone connected
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Word of the day: social mobility
Social mobility is the idea that over their lifetimes or across generations, people from lower-class backgrounds can move to a
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Word of the day: cowboy
If, like many foreign students, the main image that comes into your head when you think of cowboys involves men
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