Happy Friday! Once again, we’ve searched for you to find some of the most useful videos, audio recordings, and blog posts about English.
Collocations are words that go together, and this article from About.com has some fantastic ideas about how to learn collocations for your major or career field. (If you don’t have a collocation dictionary, you can try searching the Internet for “collocations with [insert word]”.)
If you haven’t checked out Rachel’s English, do it now! She makes fantastic video lessons for teaching American pronunciation. This video focuses on reduction (like “gonna”). Go to her blog post for notes on the video.
English is always growing and changing, and one of the best-known dictionaries has added a lot of new words and meanings. Learn more about words like FOMO, athleisure, and microlending.
If you get confused about this, that, these, and those, get some help from this read-and-listen lesson by VOA Learning English.
Have you ever heard this phrase? It describes something that is a new trend. ESL Podcast explains more in this post.