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Idiom of the week – Take the helm

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:51:57 +0000

Definition: Take control of something Examples: That company hired a new CEO; he took the helm last month. The candidate took the helm of that federal agency just last week.



Idiom of the week – Let someone off the hook

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 17:11:42 +0000

Definition: Let someone out of a difficult situation or let someone avoid doing something unpleasant Examples: I asked him to make a presentation, but he was so nervous about it that I let him off the hook and chose someone else to present. I am relieved that my manager let me off the hook and […]



Join us at CATEOL Santa Clara

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:05:54 +0000

Join us at CATESOL in Santa Clara for a presentation by the author on “Read Aloud eBooks with Adaptive Assessment” on Saturday, 10/21/17 at 9:45 AM in Room H2 Bayshore West (Booth 114)



Idiom of the week – Blow through something

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:09:52 +0000

Definition: Use up/consume Examples: That start-up blew through the first round of funding in less than a year. He blew through his inheritance so quickly that it surprised everyone. Improve your fluency in English. Check out all 17 English Language Training Programs from AmEnglish.com  



2017 Academics’ Choice Smart Book award for Mind-Building Excellence

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 18:26:32 +0000

The Read Aloud eBooks series with Adaptive Assessment earns 2017 Academics’ Choice Smart Book award for Mind-Building Excellence



Idiom of the week – Blow over

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:32:13 +0000

Definition: Become unimportant after some time Examples: Don’t worry; the controversy about this will blow over soon. As she predicted, the press frenzy blew over in a few weeks as reporters went on to other issues. Improve your fluency in English. Check out all 17 English Language Training Programs from AmEnglish.com  



Idiom of the week – Get a handle on something

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:14:15 +0000

Definition: Get control or understanding of something Examples: I feel more comfortable after doing some research as I am getting a handle on some of the issues. This is a new area for him, and he doesn’t have a handle on it yet. Improve your fluency in English. Check out all 17 English Language Training […]



Idiom of the week – Be on the same wavelength

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 16:48:50 +0000

Definition: Think in the same way about something as another person Examples: My co-worker and I came up with similar solutions to the problem; we are on the same wavelength. My husband and I almost always agree on how to handle our children; we are usually on the same wavelength. Improve your fluency in English. […]