Confusing words #5 – other or another (explanation)

When do we use other and another? NONSPECIFIC SITUATIONS (SYTUACJE OGÓLNE) OTHER ANOTHER we use the word with plural nouns / uncountable nouns (używamy z rzeczownikami w liczbie mnogiej / rzeczownikami niepoliczalnymi) we use the word with singular countable nouns (używamy z rzeczownikami policzalnymi w liczbie pojedynczej) the words means: different types of, additional (słowo[…]

Keep calm and study PHRASAL VERBS #3 ‚BRING’

bring about to cause something to happen wywołać, doprowadzić do czegoś Social media platforms have brought about huge changes in the way people communicate. bring down (emotionally) to make somebody unhappy, disappoint zasmucać, dołować This song always brings me down – it’s so sad! bring down (kill) to kill somebody zabić, „zdjąć kogoś” The sniper[…]

Keep calm and study PHRASAL VERBS #2 ‚BREAK’

break away to run away, escape uciec Twenty prisoners broke away from Guantanamo prison last night. break down to stop working (about a machine) popsuć się The lift had broken down so I had to use the stairs instead. break down to lose control of feelings (emotionally) rozkleić się I totally broke down when I[…]

Keep calm and study PHRASAL VERBS #1 ‚BE’

be about to to be going to do something very soon mieć właśnie coś zrobić I was about to leave the office when you called. be after to be looking for someone, to try to find poszukiwać Don’t tell anybody I’m here. The police are after me. be down with to be ill with być[…]

Taboo – The game of unSPEAKable fun! (feat. Katy Perry)

How Do You Play Taboo? Taboo is a verbal game played with two teams of three players or more, a deck of guess cards with a set of taboo words, and a battery operated buzzer. Cards are placed in the card holder and Team A selects a person in their group to be the Clue-giver.[…]

Napping can Dramatically Increase Learning, Memory, Awareness, and More

|Wordlist| Did you know that some towns actually shut down in the afternoon so that everyone can go or a quick power nap, recharge and come back to work? Unfortunately, this isn’t the case in the US where a mid-day nap is quite the luxury rarely who can afford and is often considered a sign[…]

Poruszanie się po mieście / pytania o kierunki, o drogę

CARDINAL DIRECTIONS – kierunki świata Wordlist: ulica – street (st) droga – road (rd) aleja – avenue (ave) alejka – alley, lane rondo – roundabout, traffic circle skrzyżowanie – crossroads chodnik – pavement, sidewalk przejście dla pieszych między budynkami – walkway przejście dla pieszych ze światłami sterowanymi przyciskiem – pelican crossing przejście dla pieszych –[…]

The mystery over the @ sign

|Wordlist| The @ character is the symbol of the internet age, crucial for emails and social networking. But no-one really knows where it came from. The „at sign” was once an obscure symbol known only to book-keepers. That changed thanks to Ray Tomlinson, the man widely regarded as the inventor of the email. He plucked[…]