THE CITY

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Air your dirty laundry

Air your dirty laundry Meaning: to talk about private matters in public, or with those who are not involved with the situation Significado: hablar de asuntos privados en público, o con alguien que no está implicado en la situación. Airear los trapos sucios Traducción literal: airear tu ropa sucia Real examples: Example 1: “You do not want…

Idiom: “Turn a blind eye”

Turn a blind eye Meaning: to pretend not to notice something or ignore it deriberately Significado: fingir que no te has dado cuenta de algo o ignorarlo de manera deliberada. Hacer la vista gorda Traducción literal: volver un ojo ciego Real examples: Example 1: “They turned a blind eye to my partial uniform, to the fact…

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTIONS

Physical appearance vocabulary + Order of adjectives in a sentence   Do you want to review how to use the verb TO HAVE GOT? Click here Do you want to review how to use PRESENT CONTINUOUS? Click here Do you want to review CLOTHES VOCABULARY? Click here   Would you like us to send you…

HALLOWEEN

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JOBS II

Remember: ARTICLE (A/AN) + JOB (singular) I am a nurse but We are nurses I work as an engineer but We work as engineers Check JOBS Flashcards Part I Would you like us to send you these flashcards by email? It’s free! Just write an email to info@apieceofcakeenglish.com

JOBS I

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FAMILY AND PEOPLE II

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FAMILY AND PEOPLE I

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WEATHER AND SEASONS

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Idiom: “Wet blanket”

Wet blanket Meaning: a person who spoils all the fun.  Significado: una persona que siempre estropea la diversión y el buen ambiente. Traducción literal: manta mojada. Real examples: Example 1: “He danced rottenly, he was a wet blanket at a party, he couldn’t play or sing, he couldn’t play polo and his tennis was no better than…

EASTER

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Present Simple

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FURNITURE

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HOUSE

Lesson: Parts of the house   You can also check our Furniture Flashcards Would you like us to send you these flashcards by email? It’s free! Just write an email to info@apieceofcakeenglish.com

To have got + Pets Vocabulary

Lesson: To have got (Present Simple) + Pets Vocabulary Remember: Have got and have mean the same, but they are used differently I have got a car ≡ I have a car I haven’t got a car ≡ I don’t have a car She hasn’t got a car ≡  She doesn’t have a car Have they got a…

To be + Feelings and emotions

Lesson: Verb To be (Present Simple) + Feelings and Emotions Vocabulary   Would you like us to send you this lesson by email? It’s free! Just write an email to info@apieceofcakeenglish.com Would you like to check another lesson about VERB TO BE? Click here!: To be + Coulours

To be + Colours

Lesson: Verb TO BE (Present Simple) and Colours Vocabulary   Would you like us to send you this lesson by email? It’s free! Just write an email to info@apieceofcakeenglish.com Click here for a lesson about TO BE + ADJECTIVES or ADJECTIVES + NOUN  

CLOTHING

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Present Continuous

Lesson: Present Continuous and Clothing Vocabulary  Would you like us to send you these flashcards by email? It’s free! Just write an email to info@apieceofcakeenglish.com Click here if you need a lesson about Clothing Vocabulary: Clothing Flashcards

Idiom: “Speak your mind”

 Speak your mind Meaning: to be honest about your opinion and say what you really think.  Significado: decir con claridad lo que se piensa. Traducción literal: habla tu mente. Real examples: Example 1: Example 2:  Example 3:

CHRISTMAS

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FOOD

Main topic: Meals What’s your favourite food?   Would you like us to send you these flashcards by email? It’s free! Just write an email to info@apieceofcakeenglish.com

BREAKFAST

Main topic: Meals Free flashcards: What do you usually have for breakfast?   Would you like us to send you these flashcards by email? It’s free! Just write an email to info@apieceofcakeenglish.com

Thanksgiving activities

Thanksgiving vocabulary   THE HISTORY OF THANKSGIVING Thanksgiving is an important celebration in the United States, in which families and friends cook and share a great meal. Turkey is the star of the menu, and other typical dishes are mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. Volunteering is a common activity at Thanksgiving, and people…

TOYS AND GAMES

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Idiom: “Let your freak flag fly”

Let your freak flag fly. Meaning: to show a characteristic that is not common or even strange, but unique, positive and great Significado: sacar a relucir una característica poco común o incluso rara, pero única, positiva y excepcional Traducción literal: alza tu bandera de bicho raro Real examples: Example 1: “Let your freak flag wave Let…

NUTS

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FRUIT

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BACK TO SCHOOL II

9 Subjects flashcards! Main topic: What is your favourite subject?   Would you like us to send you these flashcards by email? It’s free! Just write an email to info@apieceofcakeenglish.com

BACK TO SCHOOL I

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Idiom: “Pull a rabbit out of a hat”

Pull a rabbit out of a hat Meaning: To do something unexpected that may have seemed impossible; to get magical results. Significado: Realizar una proeza, lograr lo imposible. Traducción literal: Sacar un conejo de un sombrero. Real examples: Example 1: “Given that books are still (unless Steve Jobs and Bill Gates have pulled a rabbit out…

Idiom: “Go the extra mile”

Go the extra mile Meaning: To make a special effort or to try very hard to achieve your goal. Significado: Ir a por todas, superar los límites. Traducción literal: Correr la milla extra. Real examples: Example 1: “… why should I go the extra mile for a management that doesn’t respect me?” (From the book Moral Intelligence: Enhancing Business…

Idiom: “It’s boiling hot!”

It’s boiling hot!   Meaning: It is used to talk about the weather when it is very hot, but also to say that something is too hot (for example, some coffee). Significado: Hace un calor espantoso.  Traducción literal: ¡Está hirviendo! Real examples: Example 1: “some of our callers claim it’s always raining in Glasgow but it’s boiling hot…

SUMMER II

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SUMMER I

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Idiom: “When pigs fly”

When pigs fly Meaning: Something that will never happen Significado: Algo que nunca sucederá Traducción literal: Cuando los cerdos vuelen Real examples: Example 1: “«Maybe you’ll understand when pigs fly,» he said, offending Miss Thornburgh, who thought he was questioning her intelligence.” (From the book No Sleep Till Deadtown) Example 2: Example 3:      

Idiom: You rock!

You rock Meaning: You are great Significado: Eres genial (Eres la caña; molas) Traducción literal:Te sacudes; te balanceas   Real examples: Example 1: «After their visit, when they arrived back home in the States, Lucy reported great-grandson Peter’s parting words: “Grandma, you rock! Can you come again?”» (From the book Grandma, You Rock!: And Other Great Stories…

Idiom: It’s raining cats and dogs

It’s raining cats and dogs Meaning: It’s raining heavily Significado: Está lloviendo mucho (Llueve a mares) Traducción literal: Están lloviendo gatos y perros   Real examples: Example 1: “Alicia was feeling bored. It was raining cats and dogs outside, and her elder sister Edith was impersonating Adult Edith, her nose deep in some ever-so-dry treatise on…

Idiom: “It’s a piece of cake”

¿Qué es un “idiom”? Un “idiom” es una expresión idiomática, es decir, una frase hecha propia de una cultura, que normalmente no puede traducirse de manera literal, ni deducirse su significado aunque se conozca el significado individual de cada palabra que lo compone. What’s an idiom? An idiom is a phrase or group of words…