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English in the station

Average: 2.4 (7 votes)

Slow, unreliable and expensive - welcome to trains in Britain! As much as British people complain about the train service, trains are, nevertheless, a favourite way too see the country.

Of course, these phrases and vocabulary will help you out in any English speaking country, and on buses too!

Bon Voyage!

 

Link: English in the bank

Danny's 'Get Phrases'

Average: 3.9 (11 votes)

Making Predictions

Average: 3.4 (29 votes)

How do you feel about the future? Are you optimistic (do you think things will be better in the future) or are you pessimistic (you believe things will be worse)?

English in the hotel

Average: 3 (33 votes)

How well could you get by using English in a hotel? Let's find out!

Learn Idioms

Average: 3.8 (13 votes)

Here's a quiz to test your knowledge of common English idioms.

English for Angry Situations

Average: 3.7 (12 votes)

These are some useful adjectives, idioms and slang you can use the next time someone gets angry.

Angry Adjectives:

Here are some adjectives that we use that mean angry. They are show strong anger. They can be used in any situation - none of them are slang.

What does Touch Wood mean?

Average: 3.4 (48 votes)

Touch wood - British English
Knock on wood - American English

This expression is said in order to avoid bad luck, either when you mention good luck that you have had in the past or when you mention hopes you have for the future. The expression is usually used in the hope that a good thing will continue to occur after it has been acknowledged.

What does 'bet' mean?

Average: 3.8 (11 votes)

bet (verb): to risk money on the result of an event or a competition, such as a horse race, in the hope of winning more money:
"She bet $10 that her favourite horse would win the race, but it came third."

Bank English

Average: 3.3 (14 votes)

Using the phrase I'd like to, here are some phrases that will help you out in the bank:

The stuff you need to know about stuff!

Average: 3.1 (11 votes)