CHUNK OF THE DAY

Word of the day: R&R
R and R stands for rest and relaxation, rather than rock and roll. So if you are having a bit
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Chunk of the day: the last-chance saloon
As part of our Lexical Lab summer school, we offer a full and varied social and cultural programme, but most
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Phrase of the day: How long is a piece of string?
As a coursebook writer, there’s one question about my work I dread more than all others. I’ll sometimes be at
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Chunk of the day: baptism of fire
If you’ve been following the series of blog posts I did about the World Cup, you’ll know that I love
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Word of the day: goal fest
It’s fair to say that it’d been quite a while since we had a classic World Cup final. In 2006,
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Chunk of the day: high drama
And then there were four! So we’ve now had the quarter-finals of this year’s World Cup, and we know who
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Word of the day: déjà vu
The second round of the World Cup is often when the tournament really starts coming to life. When you’re in
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Word of the day: humiliated
Last Saturday in my first World Cup-related post, I expressed my fear that given our recent record in international competitions,
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Word of the day: cracking
In my last evening class, one of my students came in looking slightly confused. “I’ve got a question about something
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Word of the day: caff
Last Monday, I was invited to the ELTONs – the British Council awards ceremony celebrating innovation in English Language Teaching.
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