Английски език

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Silly questions What is found in the centre of both continents America and Australia? (the letter R) What relatives are depended on You? (your aUnts, Uncles; and cousins. They all need you.) Why is the letter T like an island? (Because it is in the water.) What part of London is in Fran...

Time for fun

Here are some rhyming Cockney slang words but they are in mixed order. Match the standard and the slang equivalents. Woods                        pig’s ear Ticket              Adam and Eve Nails               Nanny goat Chalk              Duke of York Beer                Read and write ...

‘Как да се изразя най-точно?’ продължение

Как да изразим полу- и среден е въпрос, на който ми се е случвало да отговарям доста пъти. Ето защо реших днес да се спра на него. Основният начин, който се използва в английския език е с помощта на представки. (още…)

Business English Vocabulary

Sales terms Match the words in the list with their definitions. advantage benefit consultant awareness browse convince 1 a person who gives information or advice in business 2 a useful, positive effect that something has 3 knowing about something and probably being interested in it 4 somethi...

Business English Writing

Personal statement Personal statements are a way of stating your interests, skills, experience, and development needs in your education and training. They are useful for seeing what your strengths are and for seeing what you need to improve. You can also send them to potential employers, tog...

Как да се изразя най-точно?

Като учител в ниво Speaking English Elementary много често се сблъсквам с проблема  ‘Как да се изразя най- точно?’  и затова в следващите няколко публикации ще се опитам да бъда полезна на учениците си с информация по темата. И така, започвам с въпроса - каква е разликата между думите зная,...

‘Как да се изразя най-точно?’-продължение

Продължавам с темата  ‘Как да се изразя най- точно?’  и  по- точно - думи в  английския  със  значение отказвам се, отказ, отхвърлям:   to refuse- отказвам We asked him for help but he refused. He refused to sign the cheque. I was refused a visa. refusal- отказ to give up /smoking; th...

Funny

Teacher: Maria please point to America on the map. Maria: This is it. Teacher: Well done. Now class, who found America? Class: Maria did.

Funny

A man was pulled over for driving too fast, even though he thought he was driving just fine. Officer: You were speeding. Man: No, I wasn't. Officer: Yes, you were. I'm giving you a ticket. Man: But I wasn't speeding. Officer: Tell that to the judge! (The officer gives man the ticket.) Man: ...

Funny

A: I'm in a big trouble! B: Why is that? A: I saw a mouse in my house! B: Oh, well, all you need to do is use a trap. A: I don't have one. B: Well then, buy one. A: Can't afford one. B: I can give you mine if you want. A: That sounds good. B: All you need to do is just use some cheese in ord...

A joke

Fred is 32 years old and he is still single. One day a friend asked, "Why aren't you married? Can't you find a woman who will be a good wife?" Fred replied, "Actually, I've found many women I wanted to marry, but when I bring them home to meet my parents, my mother doesn't like them." His...

Common mistakes

1. affect (v) /ударението пада на последната сричка a - ЕFECT/ - засягам, въздействам, влиая (физически или емоционално); Adverse criticism of the book didn't affect the author. /Неблагоприятната критика за книгата не засегна автора./ 2. affect (n) /когато ударението пада на първата сричка ...

Interesting facts

Did you Know? The word "Christmas" comes from the Old English, "Cristes maesse" which means "Christ's mass" on which Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. It is traditionally a celebration of family and children. MASS [mæs] I. n литургия, богослужение, high/low MASS голяма/м...

Funny :)

A joke A man goes into a pet shop to buy a parrot. The shop owner points to three identical looking parrots on a perch and says: "The parrot on the left costs $500." "Why, does the parrot cost so much?", asks the first man. The owner says, "Well the parrot knows how to use a computer." The m...

-ing or -ed adjectives

Често се греши употребата на прилагателни завършващи на -ing или -ed. Прилагателните, които завършват на -ing описват предмет, животно или човек, а тези, които завършват на -ed описват изпитаните емоции или чувства. PRESENT PARTICIPIAL ADJECTIVE  -ING PAST PARTICIPIAL ADJECTIVE -ED ...