In today’s episode, we’re looking at a phrase commonly used to introduce or refer to a particular topic in conversation. Take a close look at the following sentence. When it comes to developing your English language skills, Free Spirit English has got you covered with our series of fast and fun video lessons!
Watch the video below to learn more about how this common idiom is used in context.
When it comes to? When what comes where? What’s happening?!
Don’t worry! When it comes to is just a phrase which means regarding, or as for, or if we are speaking about, or if we are only speaking about.
Let’s clear this up with a few examples:
- When it comes to business, Bill Gates is a genius.
- Eric is a highly intelligent man, but when it comes to popular culture, he’s clueless. He knows nothing about sport, TV, movies, or celebrities.
- When it comes to music, nobody can deny that Michael Jackson was a genius.
So, there we are. Now, when it comes to learning English, what do you find most difficult? Let us know in the comments section below.
Now try to practice today’s expression in a few sentence. We’ve provided some prompts below to help you.
- What is considered to be the most desirable luxury fashion brand in your country?
- Are there any skills that you feel particularly talented in?
- Where is the best family holiday destination near your home?
Now say the following sentences with today’s expression. Say them out loud.
- My grandmother is surprisingly knowledgeable ___________ the latest technologies.
- I’m not great at most outdoor team sports, but ___________ gaming and esports, I’m considered a top player in the league.
- There is no excuse for being careless ___________ your health.
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