The Oldman and His Grandson – Fairy Tale

The Oldman and His Grandson, an English fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm with a podcast, vocabulary flashcards and text-to-speech functionality to improve your English Source of story: Gutenberg Project at www.gutenberg.org Listen to the audiobook below The Oldman and His Grandson There was once a very old man, whose eyes had become dim, his ears … Read more

Decrepit 1100 Words You Need Week 39 Day 1

Decrepit 1100 Words You Need Week 39 Day 1 Decrepit 1100 Words You Need Week 39 Day 1 /dɪˈkrep.ɪt/ (adj) in a very bad condition because of being old age or neglect, elderly and infirm, worn out, weak, frail, incapacitated, feeble, crippled, tottering, doddering, senile, dilapidated, decaying Angola’s decrepit buildings raise safety concerns LUANDA (Reuters … Read more

Doddering 1100 Words You Need Week 25 Day 4

Doddering 1100 Words You Need Doddering 1100 Words You Need /ˈdɒd.ər.i/ (adj) physically weak and shaking because of old age, doddery, feeble, walking unsteadily, tottering, teetering, wobbling, staggering The reaction was not quite what the president was seeking. In repeatedly bringing up his cognitive test in recent weeks, he has been trying to bolster his … Read more

Senile 1100 Words You Need Week 25 Day 4

Senile 1100 Words You Need Senile 1100 Words You Need /ˈsiː.naɪl/ (adj) showing a lack of mental ability due to old age, mentally less acute in later life, confused, disorientated, absent-minded During his interview last weekend with Fox News’s Chris Wallace, President Trump repeatedly questioned former vice president Joe Biden’s mental fitness for office. “Biden … Read more

English Vocabulary about Aging with Flashcards

English Vocabulary about Aging English Vocabulary about Aging A chip off the old block Jacob takes after his father. In fact, he is a chip off the old block. Age-old the age-old issue of racial discrimination Antiquated It will take many years to modernize these antiquated industries. Compared with modern satellite dishes, ordinary TV aerials look … Read more