Useful Idioms to boost your English level

Useful Idioms to boost your English level Idioms are very important to speak English like a native speaker. And idioms might just make your sentences more colorful and interesting! Below is a list of idioms and their meanings along with some examples that can be used in daily life. At the drop of a hat: without any hesitation/ She picked it up like at the drop of a hat. Best thing since sliced bread: A good idea or plan/ I have the best thing since sliced bread. Can’t judge a book by it’s cover: Can’t judge something primarily on appearance. Costs an arm and a leg: When something is very expensive/ This jacket costs an arm and a leg. Feel a bit under the weather: feeling slightly ill or tired/ She didn’t sleep very well so she feels a bit under the weather. Hit the nail on the head: Do or say something exactly/ The instructor asked a question to the students and no one gave the right answer, but she still hit the nail on the head. Piece of cake: A task or other activity that is easy or simple/ Waking up in the morning is a piece of cake for me because i’m used to it. Bed of roses: An easy life/ Everyone’s life is not a bed of roses. All ears: Listen carefully/ fully focused/ if you will not be all ears in listening then you will lose your marks. Couch potato: a lazy person/ he do not work on time because he is a couch potato. Cat nap: a short nap/ I need cat nap in the afternoon. Spill the beans: to reveal someone’ secret/ she spill the beans to me. These are very useful idioms that can be used in daily life. Idioms can also … Read more

Why Study ESL in Vancouver

Studying ESL in Vancouver with EC Language Centres allows you to experience Canadian culture first hand and facilitate wonderful experiences. As an ESL student, you are highly encouraged to enjoy the events and activities Vancouver provides to participate in Canadian culture and arts. With that being said, there are many reasons to take English courses in Vancouver. Studying English in general is a good idea to kickstart and boost your career. Choose from the many programs and classes we offer like “English for Work” or “Grammar for Real Communications”. We also provide one on one private lessons to help you tackle the weak aspects of your English skill! EC Vancouver and EC Language Centres offers many free ESL classes, events and activities every day of the week, rain or shine. Contact EC Vancouver today or visit our website and social media accounts for more information regarding our programs and events.