A Couch Potato

Someone who watches a lot of television and is therefore assumed to be lazy. For Example: “Did you invite Greg to the party?” “Yes, I did, but I doubt he’ll come. That guy is such a couch potato.”

Eyes On Me

王菲 – Faye Wong – Eyes On Me…. “Eyes on Me” is a pop ballad performed by Chinese diva Faye Wong as a love theme for the video game Final Fantasy VIII. The song’s lyrics, written in somewhat imperfect English by Kako Someya, unveil the hopes of a night club singer for romance with a […]


The zodiac traditionally begins with the sign of the Rat, and there are many stories about the origins of the Chinese Zodiac which explain why this is so (see below). The following are the twelve zodiac signs (each with its associated Earthly branch) in order and their characteristics.

Good Reasons To Learn English

Many books, newspapers, airports and air-traffic control, technology, sports, pop music and advertising have the English as the dominant language.   In general, the universal language on the Internet is the English.   The majority of the electronically stored information around the world is in English.

Why Learning English Is Very Important

The answer to this question is very simple and easy to answer. English is a universal language (A global language just in case we are not the only creatures who can speak.) The world has dramatically changed. We can no longer live alone in our country anymore. If you want to learn about the world […]

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. In China, it is known as “Spring Festival,” the literal translation of the Chinese name 春节 (Pinyin: Chūn Jié), owing to the difference between Western and traditional Chinese methods for computing the seasons. It marks the end of the winter season, analogous to […]

In A Tight Corner

In a difficult situation. For Example: “When Mary told me I had to choose between her or my career, I really found myself in a tight corner.”

Lose Your Cool

To become tempermental or nervous. For Example: “When the store clerk told Bill they were out of beer, he lost his cool and shouted that he would never return to the store again.”

Keep Your Cool

To remain calm in an adverse situation. For Example: When someone keeps their cool, they don’t become emotionally upset or distracted in a scenario where most people might.

A Tough Cookie

An underdog whose determination usually results in success. For Example: “No one thought Mark stood a chance in that fight, but he is one tough cookie and proved everyone wrong.”