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๐Ÿ“ฎ phrases

A photograph of a retro steam train, a form of transport you might get off and get on.

Get Phrasal Verbs Much More Than A List Of Prepositions Part 2 Ep 378

One of the challenges of learning to speak English is that native English speakers use short English phrases which often have multiple meanings. The confusion arises when you take some prepositions and verbs, that mean one thing on their own and another when used together.


November 02, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2522

โณ Length 13 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ phrases

A photograph of an old-fashioned analogue alarm clock, used to help describe the common English words used to tell the time in Britain.

Learn The Common English Words Used To Tell The Time In British English Ep 373

Time waits for no-one. Time is money. Time is something we all talk about constantly, we use it all the time (pun intended!) in everyday life. As always, native English speakers use shortcut phrases when talking about specific time scenarios, common English words which describe obvious times of the day which are worth knowing. So today we are going to practice our use of English time vocabulary for both digital times and analogue times.


October 15, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2450

โณ Length 13 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ phrases

A photograph of a tea set on white wooden table, used to help describe the use of less as a suffix.

Using A Suffix With Common English Words Ep 361

Today we talk about using a suffix or prefix. We discuss how to spot them in use, how to use them and what they mean. To help explain things, we take a common suffix and explain how to apply it with lots of examples. As usual with the English language, there are some special grammar rules, so we also explain these special cases.


September 03, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1888

โณ Length 10 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ phrases

A photograph of vanilla ice-cream, a classic comfort food. Used to help with our English lesson on English phrases about comfort food.

English Phrases - What Is Your Comfort Food? Ep 353

In todayโ€™s English lesson we explore some everyday English phrases in and around comfort foods. I have a few favourite foods, depending on the situation. So listen to this English audio lesson to help improve your spoken English fluency and find out what type of food I like on a cold rainy day in Britain.


August 06, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2230

โณ Length 12 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ phrases

A photograph of a professional small business florist, used to help explain English business vocabulary.

English Business Vocabulary Flaky British Businesses Ep 351

If your going to speak English at some point you will engage with a company, either as a buyer or seller of some goods or services. Today we will walk through a typical example of an interaction with a small company in the UK. Along the way we will hear and use English business vocabulary that you would expect in an everyday conversation.


July 30, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2044

โณ Length 11 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ phrases

A photograph of seven ballerinas at ballet bar. Used to help explain the many uses of the English word bar.

English Phrases With Just A Few Bars In Them Ep 347

Keeping up with English phrases can be difficult. Not only do English words fall in and out of everyday use. The English language often uses the same word, but with a different meaning. Lucky for you Adept English focuses on useful everyday English, so we can help you keep up.


July 16, 2020

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