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22 December 2016

English idioms related to the new year

Yes, it’s that time of year again when the days are drawing in and we are looking forward to the Christmas break. A few days, a week, two weeks perhaps, during which we can recharge our batteries before the next year’s cycle begins all over again!

22 December 2016

Seasonal and holiday idioms and sayings

Have you ever wondered why you can’t understand English speakers? Well, perhaps it’s because of the hundreds of expressions they so easily use without even thinking. Here’s a rather exaggerated conversation full of them!

22 December 2016

Goose idioms

Goose is a traditional meal served in the UK during Christmas. It is also often used in idioms or expressions. See how many of the Goose Idioms you know.

22 December 2016

Interesting Irish proverbs or sayings

It’s Murphy’s Law! Let’s make hay while the sun shines. Do you recognize these Irish proverbs or sayings?

22 December 2016

Quiz about the republic of Ireland

What do you know about the Republic of Ireland? Test your knowledge of the most important facts.

22 December 2016

How is interviewing for a job similar to speed dating or giving a sales pitch?

Whether we realize it or not, interviewing for a job is no different from speed dating or giving a product sales pitch. A successful speed dater or presenter has a few minutes to engage their listener and to differentiate him/herself or the product from the competition – just like a successful candidate during a job interview.


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