9 English Phrases to Use When Drinking Alcohol

Often as a non-native English speaker, we tend to relax more and have more confidence speaking English after we have had a few alcoholic drinks. And because we feel more secure with our language abilities, we want to sound more like a native English speaker. So, the phrases below are perfect to use in this […]

10 Top Tips for ‘getting a new job’

The old ways of getting a job are different nowadays. The internet has changed a lot. The competition for jobs is higher than ever. And unemployment in a lot of countries is at an all-time high. There are 10 ways that you can without any doubt significantly improve your chances of being called in for […]

29 English Phrases for Telephone Calls

Nowadays, it’s vital that you express and articulate yourself properly and effectively when making a telephone call. Telephone conversations always begin with small introductions so make sure you practise the following phrases. It’s important for the person you are calling to know who you are and where you are calling from. INTRODUCTIONS ‘This is [your […]

Best Phrases to Politely Complain in English

Sometimes but hopefully not too often we find ourselves in a situation where we need to complain about something. There are certain ways in English to complain in a way that is polite and not rude. The phrases below should help you to sound well mannered and respectful. Hope you don’t need to use them […]

6 Ways to Say That You’re Tired

I’m off to bed. Last night I was ‘out like a light’ – this means that you were so extremely tired that you fell asleep very very quickly. I’m dead tired – this is another way of saying that you are exhausted or extremely tired. What do you say when you’re tired?

13 Ways in English to Say How You Are

I’m fine, thanks. And you? Good thanks / Very well thanks. Great! Pretty good Not bad. Couldn’t be better! (positive response) Could be worse (positive response) Can’t complain (positive response) I’ve been busy. Same same. Not so great. Could be better (negative response) I’ve been better (negative response) Are there others expressions you have heard […]

7 English Phrases for Cold Weather

It is so common in cold countries to frequently talk and complain about the weather. These extreme cold conditions are usually the reason for us talking about the weather so much. Therefore, please see a list of a few English phrases that we use in the wintertime to describe bad weather conditions. It’s raining cats […]

9 Different Ways To Ask “How Are You?”

“How are you?” is obviously the most common way in English to ask someone how they are. Below are 9 more very common ways of asking for the same information: How have you been? 
(this can be formal or informal) What have you been up to lately? How’s it going? (informal) How are things? 
(informal) […]