CHUNK OF THE DAY

Word of the day: cagey
For the last week, I’ve been running a teacher development course in Krasnoyarsk with some wonderful local teachers. It was
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Phrase of the day: a double-edged sword
For many years, Hugh Grant was perhaps the most famous English actor there was. He rose to fame playing .
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Word of the day: OFSTED
Following on from our recent post about heavy workloads, where we revealed how much UK teachers work, today we’re looking
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Chunk of the day: a spate of
In our most-viewed post of recent weeks, we reported on the fact that there had been a spate of incidents
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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: craze
A craze is something that becomes incredibly popular, but usually only for a short period of time. Over the last
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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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