Visa application: Name of SPOUSE

Today I’m giving you another useful word, SPOUSE. This can be used instead of “husband” or “wife” and is commonly found in official situations. When you apply for a passport or visa or even when opening a bank account, there is usually a question about whether you are married or not. If you answer yes,Continue reading “Visa application: Name of SPOUSE”

Use an English dictionary!

Many of my students are in love with Mr (or Ms) Google. When they find a word they don’t understand, their fingers switch on the phone and tap into Google translate. This is wrong for two reasons. One. Depending on how important the task is, you can try guessing the meaning from context. Let meContinue reading “Use an English dictionary!”

Have you ever been asked for the name of your SPOUSE?

In previous posts, I mentioned the word sibling, which can mean either “brother” or “sister”. Today I’m giving you another useful word, SPOUSE. This can be used instead of “husband” or “wife” and is commonly found in official situations. When you apply for a passport or visa or even when opening a bank account, there isContinue reading “Have you ever been asked for the name of your SPOUSE?”

Do you have any SIBLINGS?

Do you have any brothers or sisters? = 7 words Do you have any SIBLINGS? = 5 words There you have it, one good reason to use the word SIBLING. However, if you are asked the question, it is better to answer with brothers and sisters. When I tell you that I have one SIBLING, your next questionContinue reading “Do you have any SIBLINGS?”

Visa application: Name of SPOUSE

In my last post, we spoke about “sibling“, a word which can mean either “brother” or “sister”. Today I’m giving you another useful word, SPOUSE. This can be used instead of “husband” or “wife” and is commonly found in official situations. When you apply for a passport or visa or even when opening a bankContinue reading “Visa application: Name of SPOUSE”