Seven Thanksgiving Related Words and Phrases

Happy Thanksgiving holiday Voxy users, friends, and fans! It’s the last Thursday of November recognizable by its long grocery store lines, family reunions, preparation for shopping extravaganzas, as well as the appearance of certain words, phrases, and expressions. Let’s take a look at seven useful words and phrases that you might’ve come across during this …

Five Color Idioms Part 3: Green

Today we’re “going green” in the third installment of the color idiom series! Green is considered one of the basic colors and is one that is associated with jealousy, nature, good luck, and growth in Western/American culture according to this beautiful graphic. Check out the following five green idioms! Also be sure take a look …

Five Color Idioms: White

It can be said that color succeeds in communicating without uttering a word. However, what exactly is communicated is very much culture dependent due to the multitude of symbolic representations associated with colors in any given culture. It makes sense, then, that colors often appear in various language expressions and are used to convey non …

Can You Hear the Difference?

Great Language Game

Ever been stopped by a stranger and asked what language you speak? How frequently have they guessed the correct language on the first try? And how good are you at telling the difference between languages? The “Great Language Game” is a fun way to try and figure out just that! The game increases in difficulty …

Super Bowl Resources for the ESL/EFL Classroom

The Super Bowl provides a wonderful opportunity to help ELLs learn a language from life. Believe it or not, you can find Super Bowl-related classroom resources all over the Internet. The trick is finding the ones that work best for your students, and tailoring them – if necessary – to their needs. The following list …