Grammar

Let’s work on vowels.

Some English learners have trouble with vowels. It’s usually because English vowels can sound very different than the vowels in other languages, and also because English speakers prounounce their 5 vowels many different ways. Many students know that pronunciation is different in each English-speaking country, and sometimes the vowel sounds change even within a country!…

Sleeping

That thing you do….

What’s your job? Where do you work? What kind of work do you do? Where is your job? The words “work” and “job” are closely related. Not for cats, but that’s another issue. Your “work”, is the type of thing you do during the day (or in some cases, at night). It can also mean…

Expressions

Back that cat up.

If you turn your back on someone or something, it means you’re don’t care what happens to them anymore and won’t help them no matter what. Your cat may turn its back on you, but don’t worry. We’ll be back.