Monthly Archives: March 2014

Idioms with hour

hours idioms

Ever had one of those days? Sometimes Fridays can be difficult because it is the end of the week. Here are a few idioms that have the word “hour” in the. They are all related to time.

Fill-in the correct words:

1. 1. I was late for work because of hour traffic.

2. I tried to go to the doctor’s office during my hour but it was closed from 12:00 to 2:00 pm.

3. At 6:00 pm, I was ready to leave work but my boss asked me to prepare a report at the hour.

4. Finally, I left the office and met my friends at a bar but hour was already over and drinks were full priced.


 

Do you understand each of these idioms? If not, here are the definitions: Continue reading

2014 International Women’s Day

Womens-day-2014

Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day. Since the first time this occasion was celebrated (in 1911), the rights of women have improved significantly in many parts of the world. Unfortunately, equality among men and women is still a big problem. In many places in the world, women have very few rights.

What is it like in your corner of the world?

Google has created an interesting Doodle to celebrate this occasion. There are 100 women in the video and some of them are saying “Happy International Women’s Day.” Do you know any of these women? What does this day mean for you?

If you would like to see the list of all of the women in this video, please click here for the list on Google’s website.