Summer sailing idioms

30 de juliol de 2018 at 11:21

Plain sailing – Source © Wikimedia commons

It’s holiday time and now is the time to relax, kick back and enjoy some free time in the sun. Is your holiday planning so good that your holiday will be all plain sailing? Plain sailing is an idiom, which means something that is easy and pleasurable with no problems.  The UK has many words and phrases that originate from our naval past. Add to your vocabulary by finding out more in this week’s summer post…

The Red Card Club

4 de juliol de 2018 at 18:07

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What do David Beckham, Zinedine Zidane and Luis Suárez all have in common? Obviously, they are world famous; they are all icons in the world of football and you can read about them in newspapers and in “Hello” magazine. Did you know that they are also members of the World Cup “Red Card Club”?  Now that the world is football crazy, let’s take a look at these iconic football heroes less heroic moments.

“11 Freunde müsst ihr sein”: So spielt Deutschland bei der Weltmeisterschaft 2018

12 de juny de 2018 at 15:33

   Bundestrainer Joachim “Jogi” Löw (2017)

Liebe Fußballfreund*innen und Nicht-Fußballfreund*innen: Heute möchte ich über ein “rundes” Thema schreiben. Im Juni beginnt die Weltmeisterschaft (=WM) in Russland.