Tosh’s Visit to Edinburgh

Tosh’s Visit to Edinburgh

This month, Intrepid English student, Tosh, came to Edinburgh to study English and explore the city. I had the great pleasure of showing him around and I thoroughly enjoyed teaching English whilst exploring Scotland’s beautiful capital city.   We managed to fit a lot into five days including a walk along the cobbled streets of the Royal […]

Baby Idioms

Baby Idioms

Spring is the season for new life. Here at Intrepid English, we are eagerly awaiting the arrival of a bundle of joy in the form of my little niece who is due to be born this Easter week. In English, we have several idioms related to babies and children. Here are some of the most common baby idioms […]

Music Idioms

Music Idioms

Music is an essential part of life. It influences our culture, our fashion and our language. There are too many music-related idioms in the English language to cover in one blog post, so here are five of the most common musical idioms. Try to use them all in your English conversations this week. 1. Music to my ears […]

Phrasal Verbs with UNDER

Phrasal Verbs with UNDER

Phrasal verbs are the combination of a verb followed by a preposition and/or a particle. By combining these words together, a new meaning is created which is different to the meaning of the words individually. This blog explains the meanings of five common phrasal verbs containing the preposition under. 1. Come under This phrasal verb can be used to […]

Water Idioms

Water Idioms

Did you know that there are more than 25,000 idiomatic phrases in English? Idioms are used in everyday language to add fluency and description to a sentence. They can be difficult for English learners to understand because the meaning of the idiom often has nothing to do with the individual words within the idiom. For instance, when […]