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Word of the Day

Learn a new word or idiom or phrase every day

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All our words are used in current English and we hear or read them within days of using them here!

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Today's Word/phrase:


quiet, not showing much emotion

  • I don't think Lara is unfriendly she's just a bit reserved.

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Recent Words of the Day

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a geek

someone who spends most of their time with computers and is talented at technology

  • Michael is a real geek; he can create amazing computer games but he never wants to do anything else!

a homebody

someone who doesn't like to be away from home

  • I can't see Joanne wanting to travel overseas she's such a homebody.



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This Week! 

This week, and every week in August,we are featuring words used to describe human characteristics. See if you recognise the one/s that describe you or people you know, and don't forget to practice their use in your English speaking too! 

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