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by italkyoutalk / 12日

Do you know the English verb “to nibble“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the answer? Paulo: Did your hamster eat the new food you bought? Helena: No. He just nibbled on it and then left it. I don’t think he likes it. Does it mean: a) take large bites of something b) eat something … Continue reading Nibble

[Short Story] Maisie and the Lifeguard

by italkyoutalk / 14日

Maisie goes swimming every morning before she goes to work. She leaves home at 5:30am and drives to the swimming pool. She swims for an hour, then hurries home for a shower and breakfast before she leaves for work at 8am. On Wednesday night, Maisie had a big fight with her boyfriend and they broke … Continue reading [Short Story] Maisie and the Lifeguard

[Easy English Blog] Car inspection

by italkyoutalk / 15日

I took my car for its inspection a few weeks ago. The inspection is called “shaken” in Japanese. I always take my car to the same place. They give good service. A month before the inspection is due, they send me a postcard. If I take the postcard with me on the day of the … Continue reading [Easy English Blog] Car inspection

A smart…..

by italkyoutalk / 15日

Can you complete this English expression? It means “a clever person”. A smart…… a) biscuit b) cookie c) banana d) apple The answer is below!↓   Answer: b) cookie A smart cookie!

[Short Story]The Waiting Dog

by italkyoutalk / 16日

Romero has a café in the park. It is called The Park Café. Romero thinks the name is boring, but he can’t think of a better name. The Park Café is very popular in summer. Many people come to the park to walk their dogs. Romero likes dogs and he is a smart businessman. Dogs … Continue reading [Short Story]The Waiting Dog

[Short Story] Why do you have blue hair?

by italkyoutalk / 17日

Rei met a nice guy on the train. He was sitting next to her. She thought he was handsome. There was a typhoon and the train was stopped for a long time. He started to talk to her. His name was Ichiro. They were both university students. They both liked JPop. They both belonged to … Continue reading [Short Story] Why do you have blue hair?

[Easy English Blog] Speech contest

by italkyoutalk / 18日

A few weeks ago, I was asked to judge a speech contest. I judge the contest every year. The participants are elementary and junior high school students. I am always impressed with their English skills. It seems like they improve year by year. When I started judging the contest 12 years ago, I struggled to … Continue reading [Easy English Blog] Speech contest

Jump to conclusions

by italkyoutalk / 18日

Do you know the English expression “to jump to conclusions“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning? Sally: Ben has been telling everyone that Kevin has quit his job. Lisa: Ben is always jumping to conclusions. Kevin is just taking a few weeks’ vacation. He’ll be back next month. Does it mean: a) … Continue reading Jump to conclusions

Run like the…..

by italkyoutalk / 19日

Can you complete this English expression? It means “to run very fast”. Run like the…… a) lion b) tiger c) wind d) rain The answer is below!↓   Answer: c) wind Run like the wind!

She is…… of money!

by italkyoutalk / 20日

Can you complete this English expression? It means “She is very rich”. She is …….. of money. a) advantage b) wealthy c) taken d) made The answer is below!↓   Answer: d) made She is made of money!