How I Met Your Mother is an absolutely legendary and epically hilarious show that entertained millions of viewers over its nine years span. It won 18 awards and was nominated for an Emmy award as an outstanding comedy series.
Countless fans got obsessed with its hysterically funny characters and their emotional roller-coasters: the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in New York: Canadian Robin Scherbatsky, a couple Marshall & Lily and an awesome womanizer Barney Stinson. Below is a list of slang terms commonly used in this show.
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Giving the perfect oral presentation in English requires practice. Remember that even great orators like Steve Jobs, Abraham Lincoln, Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King became excellent public speakers through years of dedicated practice.
When preparing your presentation in English, we recommend you watching and listening to the recordings of their public speeches as an example. Check out our video lesson and some other useful tips for giving a great presentation below.
We have prepared an amazing infographic on some useful tips that will help you to take the right actions in the way to IELTS success. Check it out!
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Are you a fashionista? A fashionista is a slang term for people who like fashion. It can be anyone: a supermodel, a fashion designer or even an ILAC student who loves to wear something stylish and fashionable.
In honour of New York Fashion Week, we have collected photos of our trendy students and some fashion vocabulary and idioms that can be used in your everyday speech and conversation.
Travelling to another country is always exciting, except for one thing: packing. You may want to take your whole wardrobe, but be sure to make it compact to avoid overweight bag charges.
Read through our vital list of packing tips from a travel expert, so you don’t forget anything.
It is easier to improve your English if you practice every chance you get. So don’t miss our latest lesson that we’ve prepared just for you!
Check out the quiz and the radio podcast below for a lesson where we will look at the difference between ‘Lend’ and ‘Borrow.’
To speak like a real Canadian is not that hard. There are three little secrets:
1. You need to respect the country’s linguistic diversity;
2. You should know the slang that can vary from region to region due to, again, Canadian multiculturalism;
3. You should use the interjection “eh,” which is commonly associated with Canadian English. Continue reading
Do you want to improve your grammar immediately, understand native English speakers and hone your speaking and listening skills? Here is a solution: every week we create exclusive educational material only for you! It’s a grammar lesson combined with an ILAC radio podcast.
In honour of World Cup 2014, we have collected some sports idioms that you can use in your everyday speech. Try them out on a friend today!