Love, Marriage, and Phrasal Verbs

couple on a dateToday, we’re going to talk about some phrasal verbs that are useful for discussing romantic relationships. Who knows? Maybe if you go to an English-speaking country and meet someone special, you’ll get some first-hand experience with some of these verbs!

Go Out With/ – to date someone

  • Mark had been going out with Steve for a while before they started living together.

Note: This phrasal verb takes on a romantic meaning only in the contexts of romantic relationships. In other contexts it can simply mean, “to leave one’s residence to be in someone else’s company,” as in the example below.

  • I’m going out with some friends from college. We’ll be out pretty late, so don’t wait up.

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The Highlights and Challenges of English-Medium International Schools

chalk boardEnglish is the international language of the globalized business world, and though languages change over time, English is anticipated to remain the world’s number one language during our lifetimes.

Because of this, four million students were enrolled at English-medium international schools in May, a record level according to the International School Consultancy.

In an English-medium education system, English is the primary language for instruction, especially in places where English is not the native tongue of the students. Continue reading “The Highlights and Challenges of English-Medium International Schools”