Functional English?

I just want to be in touch with anyone who is having real class room experience in teaching Functional English. I would like to get some ideas about Functional English and Functional...

Doing Violence To An Image?

1. Do you thing " parodically " in the following context means "in a fun and hilarious way" or "imitatively"? 2. Does " doing violence to the image " mean "being aggressive...

I Want To Tell You All About My Country...

Hello , I am Gu Gu and I am from Myanmar country which is situated in Asia, near Thailand, China and India. Myanmar is one of the ASIAN countries. Now, I want to inform you all...

To My Pleasant Surpris?

Another way to say to my pleasant surprise

Killjoy, Grinch, Spoilsport, Etc.

Hi, Could somebody please take a loop at the following list and tell me which items are common in modern English? 1) killjoy 2) wet blanket ( and/or wet-blanket?) 3) spoilsport...

Aspect Vs Respect?

Having a hard time to understand the difference and usage between "in every respect" vs "in every aspect" please explain. I thought respect means to respect someone for their...

Full Stop After The Date?

When we write a letter, can we put a full stop after the date as follows. 514, High Rd., Sutton. July 2nd...

As... As?

Hi all, I don't understand the following language structure and it's meaning: "I am as lapsed a Christian as they come" So more precisely how do we use "as...as" here? I don...

Month's Vs. Months'?

Please advise which is correct in the following sentence: I can get three month's worth of medication at a time. OR: I can get three months' worth of medication at a time. Thanks...

Interposed Vs Interspersed?

Hi, If you could explain the difference? see below: 1) My comments are interposed in italics, in red 2) My comments are interspersed in .... How close are interposed and...

What Does "Yet" Mean Here?

I was so angry that I yelled "idiot" after him. He turned and looked at me, remaining calm, yet. I this grammatically correct and does it sound natural? What does "yet" mean...

Look Up?

Hello teachers, Are these correct? "I look up at him with respect. " "They look down at you. " "They were looking at it with interest. " Thank you. ...

Why Is Moochie Norris Some One The Rockets...

What does the sentence below mean? It's taken from From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Why is Moochie Norris some one the Rockets are looking to go to for a big...

【Inference】:P What Is The Answer?

here is a question If: 1=5 2=15 3=215 4=3215 well how about? 5 =? what is the answer of 5 ? (giving out the right answer soon)

Defensive/Offensive?

Hi, What’s the difference between going on the ‘offensive and defensive’? I know that the first one’s an attack on someone and the other’s used to ward off the attack, but judging...

There Are/Is+ Compound Noun?

There (is/are) a table, a chair, and a lamp in the room. Do we use "is" or "are"? thanks!

Greasy Person?

Hi teachers. I'd like to know if geasy is the most common and the best word to describe somebody who is very friendly and polite in a way that is unpleasant and not sincere...

Basic English.

Is this correct English? "When terrorists attack us we need to carry out more of such offensive attacks. " Did I use more of correctly? ...

Is Written A Predicate Adjective Here...

Friend: Where's the new time table? Me: it's written on the notice board If it were passive, the active of it would be ‘Someone writes it on the notice board which would make...

Hello Teachers, He Was Wearing?

Hello Teachers, He was wearing a nice shirt, with a picture of Che Guerra in his uniform. Is this fine? I want it to mean che's pic was on the shirt. Thank you. ...