Dealing with COVID-19

What do I do if I have flu-like symptoms / fever?   – Stay home and mind yourself – Avoid other people – Drink lots of water – Take pain killers / fever medication (ibuprofen, aspirin, paracetamol) What if I think this might be COVID-19? – Do not go to the GP or Emergency Room […]

Learning English in Dublin grows in popularity

More and more students from around the world are learning English in Dublin as the Irish capital’s reputation for good schools such as Englishour continues to grow.   Are there good schools for learning English in Dublin? (¿Hay buenas escuelas para aprender inglés en Dublín?; Existem boas escolas para aprender inglês em Dublin?; Ci sono […]

Correcting Errors in English Grammar

Accuracy is obviously an important part of speaking a language. A lot of English teachers would say that not making mistakes is important but at the same time students shouldn’t worry too much about it as long as their mistakes don’t affect understanding. Students though don’t really accept this idea (they want to speak correctly!) […]

English History Facts: How the Black Death saved phrasal verbs

To understand the English we use today, we need to walk through some of English History Facts It is a story of death and elitism but from these murky beginnings sprang the language we love today. A thousand years ago, there were two main influences, the Normans from France and the Saxons who were a […]

8 Surprising Things About Dublin

Here are some interesting and surprising facts about Dublin city. Dublin has more than 750 pubs! Dublin is known throughout the world for its unrivalled pubs and nightlife, so it’s not really a surprise that the city has over 750 pubs. The Brazen Head (just near the Guiness brewery) is one of the oldest pubs […]