Tag: English vocabulary

See vs watch vs look

Hello! I’m Sam from BBC Learning English and in this episode, we’re going to look at the differences between ‘see’, ‘watch’ and ‘look’. All three are verbs and all three involve using your eyes. ‘See’ can have many non-literal meanings, but its basic meaning is ‘to have the ability to use your eyes’. I can’t…

By Stanley Isaacs December 4, 2019 32

What does ‘dad dancing’ mean?

Neil: Great party last night, Feifei! Feifei: It was so much fun, Neil. I loved your dad dancing, too! Neil: You… saw my dad… dancing? But my dad wasn’t dancing. He wasn’t even there. Feifei: No, no, no. You know what I mean: ‘dad dancing’. It means dancing like… well, like a dad. Neil: I’m…

By Stanley Isaacs December 3, 2019 19

The joy of free diving: 6 Minute English

Neil: Hello. This is 6 Minute English, and I’m Neil. Georgina: And I’m Georgina. Neil: Now Georgina, what do you know about free diving? Georgina: Free diving is a sport where people dive underwater as deep as they can without carrying air tanks, so just by holding their breath. Neil: That’s right. We’re going to…

By Stanley Isaacs November 30, 2019 25