Awesome Adjective: Unique

Meaning: Very special.


She has a unique personality. I’ve never met anyone like her.

Your style is so unique! Where do you buy your clothes?

I knew it was him even though I only heard his footsteps. He has a unique way of walking.

Pop Quiz:

What’s the opposite of unique?

A.  Original

B.  Extraordinary

C.  Common

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Idiom of the Week: Have a Good Head on One’s Shoulders

Meaning: To be reasonable; to be mature; to have common sense.


In order to be president you have to have a good head on your shoulders.

I don’t worry about my daughter because she has a good head on her shoulders.

He used to do crazy stuff but now he has a good head on his shoulders.

Pop Quiz:

A person with a good head on his or her shoulders

A.  is responsible.

B.  thinks before acting.

C.  does foolish things all the time.

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Grammar Review: In, At, & On


We use “in” for cities. states, countries, and rooms:

I live in New York City.

I live in New York State.

I live in the United States.

I’m in the bathroom.

We use “at” for places like work, home, school, or stores – and also for addresses.

I’m at work.

I’m at home.

I study English at University Settlement.

University Settlement is at 184 Eldridge Street.

I’m at Macy’s.

We use on for floors, islands, and streets:

I live on the second floor.

The Statue of Liberty is on Liberty Island.

University Settlement is on Eldridge Street.

I live on 12th Avenue.

Watch this video to learn more, and afterwards take the quiz to test your understanding: