What is a simile and how is it used in English? Like a metaphor a simile is a part of speech which uses imagery to get its point across. Unlike a metaphor, however, a simile always uses the words “like”
What is a metaphor in English? Metaphors are used a lot in English, both in speech and in written text. They are words and phrases which do not have a literal meaning, but imply a resemblance to something or someone.
10 amazing facts you didn’t know about the English language Over at Chillopedia they complied a long list of unknown facts about the English Language. We thought we’d share with your our favorite 10. If you want to know more
7 Purrfect Idioms about Cats The clever folk at Dictionary.com have compiled 7 of the best cat idioms. We love pets here, and appreciate how much they add to our lives. But, did you know that cats in particular have helped shape
Using Get in Phrasal Verbs – English Language A phrasal verb is an idiomatic phrase consisting of a verb and another element. This is usually an adverb or a preposition. They are funny little sayings which we use in English all the
Using Set in Phrasal Verbs – English Language A phrasal verb is an idiomatic phrase consisting of a verb and another element. This is usually an adverb or a preposition. They are funny little sayings which we use in English all the
As you read and explore books more, you’ll come across various different methods writers use to express their ideas and thoughts. Two of these are Epigrams and Epithets. While quite different these two have a few things in common. They
English, like many languages, is full of sayings and idioms which represent different ideas. However, these sayings can be categorized under different headings depending upon the type of saying. Today we are going to look at clichés. What are clichés?
Technology’s Impact on Today’s Classroom and Why Tablets are a Must in the Classroom! As you can see below the team at Quill.com have put together another great article and infographic (see below) explaining why tablets are so important in
How to become a teacher in 2017 by Darren DeMatas is a comprehensive study on the state of teaching. Normally we spend a lot of time looking at how the English language works, and the effect of learning techniques. However, this