Black Friday Sale

Nov. 23, 2018 only: 70% off sale Maybe you've heard of "Black Friday," which in the United States, is the day after the holiday of Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is always the 4th Thursday in November, so this year, Thanksgiving is Nov. 22, and Black Friday is Nov. 23. But what exactly does that mean? The short… Continue reading Black Friday Sale

How to use “afraid”

The word "afraid" can be used in a couple of different ways in English, which might be confusing for learners. Read on for the two main ways to use "afraid," and how to use them in conversation. [Listen to the audio version of this lesson here.] afraid = fear One meaning of "afraid" is the… Continue reading How to use “afraid”

Halloween: 5 Phrases

On October 31 here in the U.S., we celebrate the holiday of Halloween! It has an interesting history, which you can read about here. For most people - especially kids - Halloween means dressing in a costume, eating candy, and maybe some scary activities like visiting a haunted house or watching a scary movie. Popular… Continue reading Halloween: 5 Phrases