The Horse and the Ass from Aesop + Flashcards

The Horse and the Ass is an English short story or fable adopted from Aesop’s fables with podcast and vocabulary practice in context. Improve your listening comprehension by listening to the podcast and enrich your vocabulary in real context with illustrations and images. Source of story: Gutenberg Project at www.gutenberg.org The Horse and the Ass A … Read more

Bumptious 601 Words You Need to Know

Bumptious 601 Words You Need to Know /ˈbʌmp.ʃəs/ (adj) Definition self-important and overconfident, arrogant, megalomaniac, conceited, pompous, self-assertive, self-satisfied, pushy, bossy, bombastic, brash, egotistical, officious, smug, full of yourself, haughty, overbearing, prideful, cocky Example Pride is often driven by poor self-worth and shame. We feel so badly about ourselves that we compensate by feeling superior … Read more

The Fighting Cocks and the Eagle – English Fairy Tale

The Fighting Cocks and the Eagle – An English fairy tale from Aesop’s Fables with a podcast and a list of important vocabulary and expressions to improve your English Source: Gutenberg Project at www.gutenberg.org Two game cocks were fiercely fighting for the mastery of the farmyard. One at last put the other to flight. The … Read more