because people speak English
Some of you may question the title of this latest entry. Incase you're wondering, "What makes you tick?" is an English expression (idiom) that loosely translates to mean, "What's your reason for living? What gives you motivation to wake up in the morning? What's your true passion in life and why?".
If the question were literally translated, I'd be writing about pre digital age mechanical clocks that make a "tick tock" sound.…Continue
Honestly, I could rant and rave regarding the problems of our global issues. As a somewhat educated person, who's occasionally traveled and seen different cultures, watched the evening news, and experienced a bit of what life has to offer, standing on a soap box and picking just one subject would be too easy. My opinion through all of those collective experiences and memories is deeply mine and not something to be shared in a blog posting for English Club.
To me, The World's Biggest…Continue
I've been a member of English Club for about two years now. Anyone here WHO's ever met me knows that I'm a huge DR. WHO fan.
Some may ask why I'd chose such an eccentric fictional character as a dinner guest. He's not exactly notorious for having excellent table manners.…Continue
In the often "politically correct" language of American English, we sometimes exchange the word "fear" for the word "challenge"...
To many Americans, "challenge" just sounds better when motivating a good friend while encouraging them to face his or her "fears".
For a brief example, I'll give you two sentences. One is written in the negative context. The other contains the positive. Both…Continue