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Fall adjectives list

  During the months of September, October, and November the weather begins to cool down in the northern hemisphere, and the trees start changing colors, from green to yellow and red leaves.  People also start dressing differently, wearing long pants, sweaters, and even boots.  In the United States, people celebrate an important and unique holiday: Thanksgiving. S ince 1941 , this Holiday has been celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. It commemorates the pilgrims' successful harvest in 1621, thanks to the natives' helping hand. It is one of my favorite holidays, and it reminds us to be grateful for the good people in our lives. In the United States, fall also is related to discounted prices at stores and football. People make apple pies, and kids love playing outside in the milder weather.  Overall, fall is so much fun! And we can use different words to describe what happens during this season. Such words are called adjectives. Adjectives are a part of English speech. W

Present continous - on going actions

  What are you doing? Right now, you are reading. You just started an action and will continue it. You are looking at a website, this website. You are doing something, and it is ongoing. A few seconds ago, you thought about this text, and right now, you are still thinking about this text, processing this information. To read this article, you are scrolling down. When we talk about ongoing actions, that's present continuous: a situation that has begun in the past is still active and may continue in the future. Imagine, while reading this article, you receive a call from a friend. Hi there! What are you doing? she asks. Oh! I am reading an article; I need to study for my test. I hope you don't take too long - she says - We could go to the basketball game after. I am trying to finish quickly. You reply, the thing is, I am talking on the phone. Ok, she says, I get it! I'll leave you alone, hurry up! Were you able to identify the ongoing actions? The following chart gives

Idioms: when you know the words but not the meaning

  Have you ever entered a room full of people speaking English? Then, suddenly, you are confused: They are talking words you can understand but can't figure out the meaning of what they are saying. Imagine your co-worker telling you: "Don't  break a sweat   on that report! You can get it fixed if you  pull out an all-nighter . " Did you truly understand what she was trying to tell you? At that moment, you feel you need some coffee to sharpen your mind and think about what your co-worker just told you.  You are walking to the cafeteria and find yourself in trouble because there is a new coffee machine, and it looks complicated to make it work. Another co-worker passes by, and she says: "Don't worry,  right off the bat,  you can tell  is a tricky machine! " and offers to help you.  You accept the help but are clueless about what she said a minute ago: perhaps she wants me to hit it with a bat? You wonder.  That afternoon, you ride the bus to get back home,