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FN.9 - Describing things

How to talk about health problems

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In life one of the most important things you can do is to look after your health. When we have a health problem we can go and see a doctor. Here we take a look at the English you need to discuss bad health.

In the news: politics vocabulary

Average: 3.6 (25 votes)

'How do you know when a politician is lying? His lips move!'

'The first rule of politics: If you lie, don't get caught!'

'You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.' Abraham Lincoln

Describing graphs

Average: 3.9 (98 votes)

In the English-speaking business world you may have to discuss the information on graphs. Here we take a look at some of the vocabulary we use to describe graph trends.

Upper Int : What are euphemisms?

Average: 3.8 (8 votes)

'She was happy to hear that there would be no lay offs at her company.'

A euphemism is a word or phrase that we use instead of a more direct, unpleasant word. Euphemisms are used when we talk about difficult subject matters like death, for example.

what are sense verbs?

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 'Chillies taste hot.'

In the travel agency: booking a package holiday Q&A

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'What's included in this package?'

During the long hot summer, it’s always nice to take some time off and, if you can afford it, go on a trip somewhere.

Imagine that you are in a travel agency. A travel agency is the place where you go to book a holiday. They can help you with flights and hotels.