[Before you carry on, read this first: Help yourself!]
Yesterday, we saw the first step to helping yourself increase your range of vocabulary. When you see something, ask yourself, “What is this in English?” Today, we move on to the second step. Ask yourself, “What is it for?”
Take another look at my breakfast:
Do you remember the word for that silver thing next to the cappuccino? It’s a teaspoon. So great, you know teaspoon. Now ask yourselves, “What is it for?” It’s not for mixing or turning. Find out using your favourite translation app or website. You can try this one, which was suggested by a follower of Not Only Grammar:
Remember, it’s easier and cheaper to help yourself. Plus, you can do it any time!
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