Category Archives: Vocabulary

Likes and Dislikes

Can you say what you like and dislike in English? And how fast can you do it?

Let’s check it at….

Likes and dislikes

Have fun!!



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Filed under Elementary, Grammar, Starter, Vocabulary

Law & Order

Three interesting videos from businessenglishpodIn these episodes of Video Vocab we’re going to look at some English vocabulary related to the law.

Part 1:

This is the first in a three-part series: part 1 covers basic legal terms.  Key Vocabulary: Law (civil, criminal, contract, property, trust, tort, constitutional, administrative & international), Lawyer, Defense, Prosecution & Legal Case.

Part 2:

This is the second in our three-part Video Vocab series on legal English vocabulary for law. Today we focus on the vocabulary used to describe the actions and people involved in a court case.

Part 3:

This video podcast introduces definitions and collocations related to commercial law, including: contract law; copyright; intellectual property rights, arbitration, lawsuit; to sue; to litigate; plaintiff; defendant; damages; settlement; injunction & to appeal.


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Law Enforcement and Crime

Who doesn’t know this opening-theme song?

“Who are you? / Who, who, who, who? / Who are you? / Who, who, who, who? / I really wanna know…… (Who are you? Who, who, who, who?) / Oh, come on tell me, who are you, you, you, oh, you?”

How about taking a look at some vocabulary for Law Enforcement and Crime?


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What are they like? – Personality

What are your friends like? Can you match the words for different kinds of personality and the descriptions?

Nice study.


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Filed under Elementary, Pre-Inter, Starter, Vocabulary

What do they look like?

Describing people – Can you guess the person?

Let’s practice!


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Bloody, bloody Hell (Claro)!!

It’s a bloody hot day in Rio Claro, isn’t it?

Where the bloody hell is the rain?

Bloody Hell!!!

The Cambridge Dictionary defines the expression Bloody Hell as: a rude way of expressing great anger.

And it defines the word bloody as: used to express anger or to emphasize what you are saying in a slightly rude way.

To help you understant better those words, we have some bloody videos!!!

  • An explanation for Bloody:
  • A (bloody scary) explanation for Bloody Hell:
  • And lots of Bloody Hell in Harry Potter movies:

Hope you all have enjoyed these bloody videos!


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Bonfire Night


Today is holiday!! On 5 November every year, it iscelebrated Bonfire Night (or Guy Fawkes’ Night). 
People all around England lit bonfires    and enjoy fireworks displays.
On top of the fire is a “guy” (like a scarecrow ).

They do these things because they’re remembering when the King of England, James l, and the Houses of Parliament were nearly blown up   with gunpowder .

Let’s learn more about this vocabulary. Lessons on:

Let’s party!!


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