English Lesson 4. Response to Please – Thank You

June 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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In this English lesson, we look at responding (Replying) to ‘Please’ and ‘Thank You’. Enjoy the Misterduncan English Lesson. Learn English with Misterduncan.

Vocabulary Lesson 2. Easy

June 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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English vocabulary for the advanced English language learner. Topic of lesson 2: Idioms and sayings that mean “easy”.


able to do something with one’s eyes closed: able to do something very easily, even without having to think about it or look at it. (Also literal. Also with can. Always affirmative.)
It’s easy. I can do it with my eyes closed. _ I can clean the house with my eyes closed! It’s easy!

rocket scientist: (Slang) brainiac, very intelligent and brilliant person, genius

child´s play: something very easy to do. The test was child’s play to her. Finding the right street was child’s play with a map.

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Vocabulary Lesson 1. Outdoors

June 21, 2010 by · 2 Comments
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FREE online lesson with a native speaker. Idioms for the advanced English language learner. Lesson 1.


Out of the woods: past a critical phase; out of the unknown. (Informal.) When the patient got out of the woods, everyone relaxed.  I can give you a better prediction for your future health when you are out of the woods.

Have a green thumb: to have the ability to grow plants well. Just look at Mr. Simpson’s garden. He has a green thumb. My mother has a green thumb when it comes to houseplants.

Bed of roses: a situation or way of life that is always happy and comfortable. Living with Pat can’t be a bed of roses, but her husband is always smiling. Being the boss isn’t exactly a bed of roses. There are so many problems to take care of.

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