Vary your vocabulary

This afternoon’s class focussed on alternative words for common adjectives. Have you ever used any of these before? happy => CHUFFED sad => GUTTED good => TERRIFIC bad => DIRE angry => CHEESED OFF interesting => MIND-BLOWING attractive => STUNNING shocked => FLABBERGASTED Over to you … Can you think of a situation you haveContinue reading “Vary your vocabulary”

Mosquitoes and flies – IRRITATED or IRRITATING?

  When you’re woken up in the middle of the night by mosquitoes … it’s happened to most of us at one time or another. In spite of their small size, they are very IRRITATING insects and I am extremely IRRITATED when they interrupt my sleep. It’s the same with flies, especially if I’m eating outContinue reading “Mosquitoes and flies – IRRITATED or IRRITATING?”

Talking about food

Make your conversation or writing more interesting; don’t always use GOOD or BAD. If the topic is food, try: DELICIOUS / MOUTH-WATERING / DIVINE / APPETIZING / YUMMY instead of GOOD. For BAD, use: AWFUL / DISGUSTING / INEDIBLE / ROTTEN. And since we’re mentioning food, is there a restaurant you’d recommend to people visiting yourContinue reading “Talking about food”