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Someone looking very tired of having to wait on a telephone. Today our we ask you to decide if todays English conversation practice is an opinion or a rant.

English Listening Practice Is It A Rant Or An Opinion Piece Ep 435

Today’s English listening practice is a conversation that you get to decide if the content is a rant or an opinion piece. We explain what the difference between these two different ways of communicating a point of view are. Along the way, we also talk about a recent phenomenon brought about by businesses and government services moving to online and telephone because of the pandemic.

Published

May 20, 2021

💬 Words: 2507

Length 13 min

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Photograph of a young lady undertaking a brainwave EEG or Electroencephalograph Examination in a Clinic. As we discuss what goes on in a language learners brain?

What Is Going On Inside A Language Learners Brain Ep 431

For most of us, thinking about how our brains work is pretty low on the day’s to-do list. We just let our brain get on with the thousands of jobs it does every day, and we ignore just how amazing our brains are. Well, in today’s conversation in English we are going to talk about some interesting science about how language learners’ brains actually work when learning a language.

Published

May 06, 2021

💬 Words: 2184

Length 11 min

📮 listening

A lovely photo of an eclectic garden. As we ease into some soothing spring English language listening practice.

Sit Back And Enjoy Some Soothing English Listening Practice Ep 429

Today we have some easy English listening practice. So just find some time to slip your headphones on, step away from what you are doing right now, and focus on listening to some English language.

Published

April 29, 2021

💬 Words: 2174

Length 11 min

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A photograph of Edinburgh castle, although the Duke of Edinburgh would stay at Balmoral castle. A topical English conversation lesson.

Fond Farewell And Travel Dreams Conversational English Lesson Ep 425

In today’s English lesson we talk about the British Royal family and going on holidays. I’ve included a lot of topical interest in the conversation to give you an insight into where the UK is right now. Although there is some sadness at the loss of Prince Philip. There is also a lot of excitement with shops re-opening, lock-down restrictions being relaxed and the possibility of going on holiday being discussed.

Published

April 15, 2021

💬 Words: 2175

Length 11 min

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A very orange photograph of a surprised looking lady. A conversation were we practice listening in the English and learn what in English is much easier to learn than other languages.

Is English Listening Practice Easy Compared To European Languages Ep 424

If you have been listening to our English listening practice podcasts for a while, you will often hear me complain about the illogical rules the English language uses. It is a source of frustration for many new English language learners. And I share that frustration.

Published

April 12, 2021

💬 Words: 2240

Length 12 min

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Young woman studying in a coffee shop. We often think of learning as studying, but in reality our brain is always learning even when we are not conscious of it.

Conversation In English On Psychology Of Intensive Learning Ep 423

Your brain is an amazing machine. Just like any machine, with a little care and attention and a little understanding, you will get the most out of it. Today’s conversation in English is about listening to English, practising your listening comprehension and learning new English vocabulary. It’s also about understanding a little more about that amazing machine between your ears.

Published

April 08, 2021

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