Phrase of the day! Today’s phrasal verb is cheer up: /tʃɪər ʌp/ If someone cheers up, or something cheers someone up, they start to feel happier. (Cambridge Dictionary) For example: She was sick so I sent her some flowers to cheer her up. In Spanish, one would use the reflexive verb […]
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Phrase of the day! Today’s phrasal verb is: wake up To wake up means cause to become awake or conscious; to stop sleeping (Freedictionary.com). Examples: ‘Please wake me up at 6am’. ‘She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock’. Wake up can also be used to imply that someone needs to […]
Phrase of the day! Today’s phrasal verb is: look after /lʊk ˈɑːf·tər/ It means to take care of someone or something (Cambridge English Dictionary) For example: Could you look after the children while I’m out? In Spanish, one would use the verb ‘cuidar’. ¡Frase del día! El “phrasal verb” de […]
Phrase of the day! This week we will continue with phrasal verbs. Today’s phrasal verb is: tidy up When you tidy up, you put things back in their proper places so that everything is neat (Collins dictionary) Example: I really must start tidying the place up. Tidy up your room! The verbs ‘recoger’ or ‘ordenar’ are used to express […]
Phrase of the day! Today’s phrasal verb is: bring up. One can bring somebody up or bring something up. To bring somebody up means to to care for a child until he or she becomes an adult, teaching him or her how to behave, etc. (Cambridge Dictionary) A synonym in English for this would be ‘to rear’. […]
Phrase of the day! A phrasal verb is defined as a phrase that consists of a verb with a preposition or adverb or both, the meaning of which is different from the meaning of its separate parts (Cambridge dictionary). Today’s phrasal verb is: back up. This phrasal verb simultaneously means “to give support” and “to […]
Phrase of the day! We are going to continue teaching different phrases. This week we will focus on phrasal verbs. Today’s phrasal verb is: to put something out. We can use this phrasal verb informally instead of the more formal verb “extinguish”, meaning “to stop something from burning”, for example a fire or a cigarette. […]
We had another great evening at El Tranvía last night. It was great see some new faces! Don’t forget we are there every Wednesday from 8-10 pm to practice English in a relaxed environment. It does not matter what level of English you have, we are here to help! See you all there! Congratulations to […]
Here’s Inma and Deborah displaying their cooking creations.Join us at Homework Club every Tuesday,Thursday and Friday from 3.30-8pm for assistance with homework and much more!
Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! All of the EEA team hope you have a fantastic day! It is our wish that the words you’ve learned will help you to speak about Saint Patrick’s Day. We have a special phrase for today, which is written in the Irish language. ‘Ní neart go cur le chéile.’ This […]